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Jason D. Cohen, MD, FACS
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Verified Patient Rating: 4.86 (28 patient reviews and ratings)
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Voted by his peers as one
of 2018's NJ Top Docs

Spinal Surgery, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Herniated Discs, Disc Replacement, Degenerative Disorders

Jason D. Cohen, MD, FACS, is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in spinal surgery, sciatica, scoliosis, herniated discs, disc replacement, and degenerative disorders. Dr. Cohen joined Professional Orthopaedic Associates in 2000.

After completing his bachelor's degree in biology at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, Dr. Cohen went on to complete his Doctor of Medicine degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York. Thereafter, he underwent internship and residency training in general surgery and orthopaedic surgery at Monmouth Medical Center - Barnabas Health in Long Branch, New Jersey. After finishing his residency, Dr. Cohen completed his fellowship training in spinal surgery at the Maryland Spine and Scoliosis Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Cohen is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Cohen enjoys racecar driving, playing golf, skiing, and cycling.

 

Undergraduate

  • Lafayette College, Easton, PA

Medical School

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Internship

  • General Surgery, Monmouth Medical Center - Barnabas Health, Long Branch, NJ

Residency

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Monmouth Medical Center - Barnabas Health, Long Branch, NJ

Fellowship

  • Spinal Surgery, Maryland Spine and Scoliosis Center, Baltimore, MD

Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Honors

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Drexel University
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Monmouth Medical Center, Resident Teaching, Scoliosis Clinic
  • Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Monmouth Medical Center - Barnabas Health from July 1, 2008 - present
  • Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Orthopaedic Residence Education, Monmouth Medical Center for 2003, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2016
  • Golden Hands Award for Teaching Residents, Monmouth Medical Center for 2004
  • Golden Hands Award for Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery, Monmouth Medical Center for 2013
  • Monmouth Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Performance Committee
  • National Republican Physician’s Advisory Board
  • New Jersey Monthly “Top Doctor” Award for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • "New Jersey Top Doctor" Award, 2017

Treatment of spinal disorders, including spinal surgery, herniated discs, reconstructive surgery, sciatica, scoliosis, and degenerative disorders 

 

“After several months of living with pain. After seeing a chiropractor, having physical therapy, and trying acupuncture, nothing was helping. I sought care from Dr. Cohen. I couldn't look up, down, or to the side. After MRI, Dr. Cohen determined I had three herniated discs, and I could try epidural shots, but that would only be a temporary band-aid. He recommended that I needed surgery to repair three discs in my neck. He would insert a plate and screws. He took the time along with Adrienne his nurse (which seems to be his right-hand person) to explain in detail what I would experience before, during, and after surgery. Dr. Cohen explained to my husband after surgery that he couldn't believe how much pain I was tolerating. I was bone on bone. After surgery, it was a rough week; each day got better. I'm here one year later, pain-free, complete range of motion, working out five times a week and feel great. I owe all of it to Dr. Cohen. I feel like he saved me.”
– Debra S.
Patient Rating:
5

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