Aaron Cohen, MD

Specialties:

Comprehensive Ophthalmology
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Locations

  • New Rochelle

    140 Lockwood Avenue Suite 220 New Rochelle, NY 10801

    Main: 914-235-9500

Profile

Gender:

Male

Languages:

English

Experience

Year began practicing: 1994

Year joined staff: 2022

Education

SUNY Binghamton SUNY Downstate Medical School

Residency

Kings County Downstate Medical Center, Chief Resident of Ophthalmology

Internships

Winthrop University Hospital, Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • Board Certification - American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • United States Air Force Commendation Medal
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Health Professions Scholarship Program with the US Air Force
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Distinguished Independent Study in Chemistry, Honors Thesis
  • American Chemical Society Outstanding Graduating Chemistry Senior of Harpur College

Bio

Dr. Cohen graduated with honors from Binghamton University where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematical Sciences and Chemistry. As an undergraduate, he was awarded a health professions scholarship with the United States Air Force. He then received his medical degree from the State University of New York – Health Science Center at Brooklyn and obtained membership in Alpha Omega Alpha, the honor medical society. After medical school, Dr. Cohen completed his internship in internal medicine at Winthrop University Hospital followed by residency training in ophthalmology at the State University – Kings County Hospital Center. He then obtained his Board Certification.

Following his ophthalmology training, Dr. Cohen entered the United States Air Force as a staff ophthalmologist then became the chief of ophthalmology at the 1st Medical Group Hospital at Langley AFB. After three years in the Air Force, he received the Air Force Commendation Medal for the excellent service he provided during his tenure at Langley AFB.

Dr. Cohen then entered an ophthalmic private practice in the Hudson Valley for two years followed by doing ophthalmic consultant work throughout the Bronx, Long Island, and Westchester County for 15 years. He is now providing comprehensive ophthalmic care at Eye Specialists of Westchester.