a distinguishedoncologist, opened the first cancer clinic in New Jersey in 1965 at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and is the former director of the Medical Center’s Flo Okin Oncology Center. Dr. Cohen earned his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University in New Jersey, his master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from Chicago Medical School in Illinois. He completed an internship at Brooklyn Jewish Hospital in New York and then came to Newark Beth Israel and completed his residency in internal medicine and hematology. Since 1958, Dr. Cohen has been an attending physician on Newark Beth Israel Medical Staff.
Dr. Cohen is board certified in internal medicine and oncology, Dr. Cohen has trained many of New Jersey’s practicing internists and oncologists and has been actively involved in oncology research through the years. He is also a member of numerous medical societies and professional organizations, including the American Society of Human Genetics, the American Society of Internal Medicine, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research, his articles and abstracts have been published in numerous medical journals.