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About Dr. Eric R Cohen
Dr. Eric R Cohen, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Berkeley Heights, NJ. She has 17 years of experience. Her specialties include Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Cohen is affiliated with Overlook Medical Center. Dr. Cohen has received 3 awards. She speaks English.
Dr. Eric R Cohen has the following 3 specialties
- Neuromuscular Medicine
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.
- Nerve Conduction Studies
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Migraine Disorder
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Let me start by saying I never write reviews, none the less for a doctor. However I saw dr cohen recently and I wanted to share my experience. I had a severe headache while I was at my sons baseball game. Unfortunately I was coaching so I tried to stay and manage but I eventually couldn’t and almost passed out. I have never had a headache like this prior. I went to the local hospital and they essentially dismissed me. They told my wife they thought it was stress. Stress?... I was have been on vacation for a month and was having the time of my life coaching my sons game?? Anyway as I was still in pain and I made an apppintment with an outpatient neurologist. I have always had luck with smg docs and thought they offered a step up in terms of care. Dr cohen saw me that day. He was very concerned with the symptoms and also put myself and my wife at ease with his demeanor. He said something didn’t add up and asked questions the er didn’t. to look into what he called an acute neurological issue and a potential dissection he sent me to the imaging center that day and literally called me himself later in the day. Apparently one of my neck vessels had torn… nuts right. He needed to put me on a blood thinner for months. The care he offered and the correct diagnosis he made in light of the er missing it, my wife and I can honestly say he saved my life. I am also surprised by the review prior as I cant imagine a more thorough doctor that also explained everything to me step by step with a long term plan. I have always had luck with smg docs and thought they offered a step up in terms of care. He was very concerned with the symptoms and also put myself and my wife at ease with his demeanor. He said something didn’t add up and asked questions the er didn’t. Apparently one of my neck vessels had torn… nuts right. The care he offered and the correct diagnosis he made in light of the er missing it, my wife and I can honestly say he saved my life. I cant imagine a more thorough doctor that also explained everything to me step by step with a long term plan.
i have been going to dr cohen now for years. i think we started with him almost 11 years ago, when he first joined smg. he has really helped us when the times have been tough. his office is very dependable and his asst nicole is top notch. for a doctor he even has a pretty good sense of humor as well. i feel that he is honest that if he doesnt know an answer to one of questions or issues he tells us and then researches it. we appreciate that human nature. we take my mom to him as well. my husband and i have recommended to local friends as well. we are fortunate to have him take care of our family.
Dr. Cohen and his team are so comforting - I was so nervous because i have been misdiagnosed frim the past 4 doctors. I was referred by a friend and am so happy I followed through. My migraines are well controlled now and Im finally myself again. The office is so smoothly run, Summit Medical Group is a surprisingly fantastic medical group to be a patient at - really well organized. I had time and was not rushed, Dr. Cohen allowed me the space to speak and describe what I was feeling and truly listened.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2016, 2014, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2014, 2013, 2015)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Dr. Cohen is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
17 Years Experience
New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated in 2001
Nyu Medical Center
Dr. Eric R Cohen accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
HIP of NY
- Emblem HIP Select PPO
- Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER1
- Horizon Direct Access
- Horizon HMO
- Horizon OMNIA
- Horizon PPO
- PHCS PPO
- Oxford Freedom
- QualCare HMO
- QualCare PPO
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsSummit Medical Group, 1 Diamond Hill Rd, Berkeley Heights, NJ
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