Radiation Oncologists/ Andrew Cohen, MD
ANDREW COHEN, MD
American Board of Radiology (Radiation Oncology)
National Board of Medical Examiners
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Clark County Medical Society, Board of Trustees – previous
Nevada State Alternate Representative for Radiation Oncology – Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee
Nevada State Medical Association
Dr. Cohen attended Brandeis University in Waltham, MA for his undergraduate studies. In May 1984, he graduated with departmental honors in chemistry. Dr. Cohen received his medical degree from the State University of New York, Upstate Medical University in 1988. He completed his internship in June 1989 at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. His residency was completed in radiation oncology in 1992 at the University of Miami, where he was chief resident.
AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST
Treatment of prostate cancer with CyberKnife®, IMRT and Brachytherapy. Breast and lung malignancies. Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT).
Dr. Cohen joined Nevada Radiation Oncology Centers in 1997, now known as Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada. Prior to that, in 1992 through 1994, he was medical director of Treasure Coast Radiation Oncology Center in Port St. Lucie, Florida. From 1994 though 1996, he was in private practice in radiation oncology in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Dr. Cohen is certified in the use of CyberKnife® for Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation therapy and was the first physician to use this technology for the treatment of prostate cancer in Southern Nevada.
He initiated the prostate brachytherapy programs at Summerlin Hospital, Spring Valley Hospital and Desert Springs Hospital. In 1994, Dr. Cohen started the first IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy) program in the state of Nevada.
Dr. Cohen enjoys spending time with his family, attending his children’s activities and travel.