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About Dr. Michael S Cohen

Dr. Michael S Cohen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Burlingame, CA. He has 41 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Cohen is affiliated with Seton Medical Center. Dr. Cohen has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

8 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael S Cohen is Great. Dr. Michael S Cohen has been rated by 8 patients. From those 8 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Michael S Cohen is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Mills-Peninsula Medical Center

1501 Trousdale Dr
Burlingame, CA 94010
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Specialties

Dr. Michael S Cohen has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    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.

  • Psychiatry

    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.

  • Expertise

    11 Expertise

  • Epilepsy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Headache
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Neurology
  • Stroke
  • Electromyography
  • Movement Disorders
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Migraine Disorders

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Amazing

I've seen Dr. Cohen two times. Both were rare issues - no other doctor could figure out. Spinal headache post a tap and the other was viral meningitis.AMAZING is all I can say. He does the primary vital signs / no nurse go between and he KNOWS HIS MEDICINE - thankfully for him I wasn't diagnosed as "it's all in your head." HIGHLY RECOMMEND HIM!!

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    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.

  • Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Cohen is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    41 Years Experience

  • Stanford University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1977

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Michael S Cohen accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC West
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Mills-Peninsula Medical Center, 1501 Trousdale Dr, Burlingame, CA
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