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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
30 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (13)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robbin Cohen is Excellent. Dr. Cohen has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 13 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.1
  • Currently 3.1111111111111 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
  • Currently 3.4444444444444 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.2
  • Currently 3.2222222222222 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robbin Cohen, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Lung Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Thoracic/Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Cohen graduated from University of Colorado, Denver. He has 8 awards.

Walker - Gerbode Postdoctoral Fellowship
Phi Beta Kappa, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Harwell Wilson Award - Outstanding Chief Resident in Surgery, Vanderbilt Univ
2011 list of America's Top Doctors, compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd
Lazard Faculty Scholar, Stanford University, 1989 - 92
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2003 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Los Angeles Metro Area
Thoracic Surgeon


Dr. Cohen has 30 hospital affiliations:

  • East Valley Hospital Medical Center 
  • Foothill Presbyterian Hospital 


  • Japanese
  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Robbin Gerald Cohen MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 30 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Robbin G. Cohen practice?
Dr. Robbin Cohen has 5 office locations.
Dr. Robbin Cohen practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Pasadena, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Los Angeles, CA and Encino, CA.
See Pasadena Surgeons.