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Randy Cohen MD
Board Certified: Cardiac CT, Cardiovascular Diseases, Clinical Lipidology, Echocardiography, Internal Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology
Medical School/Degree: M.D. - St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
Hospital Affiliations: Good Samaritan Hospital, Nyack Hospital
Prior Experience: Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program - Mount Sinai St. Luke's - Bronx Lebanon Hospitals
Residency: Internal Medicine and Internal Medicine, Chief Resident, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY
Internship: Internal Medicine, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY
Fellowship: Cardiology - University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA & St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY
Undergraduate: B.S. Biology - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
Graduate: M.S. Clinical Nutrition - Columbia University, New York, NY
Screening for Cardiovascular Disease; Evaluation and management of complex lipid disorders; evaluation and management of hypertension; Nutrition.
Year Joined: 2016
What made you want to become a health care provider or what is your earliest memory of wanting to be one?
I wanted to be a doctor because, as a Physician, you can have a tremendous impact on the health and wellbeing of another individual.
What do you love most about your specialty? / Why did you choose your specialty?
A great deal of Heart Disease is caused by unhealthy lifestyle behaviors. I chose to pursue Cardiology because one has the ability to help people modify their lifestyle and help patients prevent Heart Disease.
How do you connect with your patients?
I connect with my patients by being an active listener and understanding their concerns.
What are your interests outside of the office (hobbies, activities)?
I love to spend time with my wife and three beautiful children. I also enjoy running and cooking.
What is your advice for your patients?
I try and spend a great deal of time talking with my patients about nutrition, exercise, stress and other health behaviors.