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Jeremy Alland
Howard An
Gunnar Andersson
Bernard Bach Jr.
Richard Berger
Joshua Blomgren
Nicole Boniquit
Julia Bruene
Charles Bush-Joseph
David Cheng
Mark Cohen
Brian Cole
Matthew Colman
Craig Della Valle
Christopher DeWald
David Fardon
John Fernandez
April Fetzer
Brian Forsythe
Jorge Galante
Tad Gerlinger
Leda Ghannad
Steven Gitelis
Edward Goldberg
Kamran Hamid
George Holmes Jr.
Joshua Jacobs
Monica Kogan
Simon Lee
Brett Levine
Johnny Lin
Gregory Lopez
Jeffrey Mjaanes
Denis Nam
Shane Nho
Gregory Nicholson
Wayne Paprosky
Frank Phillips
Richard Rodarte
Anthony Romeo
Aaron Rosenberg
Kern Singh
Madhu Singh
Scott Sporer
Nicholas Ting
Nikhil Verma
Kathleen Weber
Joel Williams
Robert Wysocki
Adam Yanke
Mark S. Cohen, M.D.
Hand, Wrist & Elbow Orthopedic Surgeon
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Hand, Wrist & Elbow Institute
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Professor, Director, Section of Hand and Elbow Surgery, Rush University Medical Center

Dr. Cohen is the author of more than 118 medical articles, 56 book chapters and he has written a textbook on Hand and Wrist injuries. In addition, he is an editor of Green's Operative Hand Surgery, the most widely read and recognized Hand and Elbow Surgery textbook in the world. He has participated in over 300 continuing education courses where he has taught other doctors, serving as Course Chairman 44 times. For the last 23 years, he has been the Director of the Orthopaedic Hand and Elbow Section at Rush University, and he currently serves as the Director of Orthopaedic Education in the department. He has won several research, teaching and achievement awards and is a member of 16 national and international medical societies and associations.

Dr. Cohen was again selected one of Chicago's "Top Doctors" in Hand and Orthopaedic Surgery by Chicago Magazine in 2016. He was previously honored in this fashion in 1997, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014, every year the "Top Doctors" edition has been published. U.S.News & World Report rates him in the top 1% of physicians in his specialty in the nation. His clinical and research interests focus on fractures and reconstruction of the hand, wrist and elbow with a special emphasis on minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Cohen has special training and expertise in complex elbow conditions including the throwing athlete (Tommy John surgery) and other sports related injuries.

Dr. Cohen is a team physician and consultant for the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Bulls. In his free time, he enjoys tennis, cycling and in-line skating.

For more information about Dr. Cohen, visit http://orthodoc.aaos.org/markscohenmd.

Dr. Mark Cohen was voted among the top 1% of Top Doctors in America® by U.S.News & World Report and Castle Connolly. The Top Doctors list is widely regarded as a high-quality reference guide to the medical profession.

Practice Emphasis:Hand Surgery
Wrist Surgery
Elbow Surgery
Medical School:Harvard Medical School
Internship:University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA - Surgical Internship
Residency:University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA - Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship:Indiana Hand Center, Indianapolis, IN - Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Fellowship
Board Certification:Orthopaedic Surgery
Hand Surgery
Special Procedures:Wrist and elbow arthroscopy
Joint replacements for the elbow, wrist, and hand
Elbow injuries and reconstruction
Bone cement for wrist fractures
Research Interests:Wrist fractures
Elbow trauma and arthritis
Wrist ligament tears
Disclosures:AAOS Record of Disclosure
Curriculum Vitae

Clinical Support Staff

Jocelyn Lawhorn
Dimpal Patel
Reena Patel

Dr. Cohen has office hours at the following location:

Rush University Medical Center

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