Liza M. Cohen, MD

Liza M. Cohen, MD

4.8 
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Primary Specialty

Ophthalmic Plastic, Orbital and Reconstructive Surgery

Secondary Specialty

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Botox And Filler Injections
  • Cosmetic Eyelid And Filler Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Eyelid Tumors/Lesions
  • Nasolacrimal Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression
  • Orbital Fracture Repair
  • Orbital Tumors

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 2015
Internship:
AMITA Health/St Francis Hospital - 2016
Residency:
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School - 2019
Fellowships:
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center - 2021

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

166 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

97 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

97 Reviews

March 30, 2022

5.0

Great Dr. Caring.

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March 30, 2022

5.0

She did an excellent job of performing my surgery. She answered all my questions and made me feel comfortable.

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March 30, 2022

5.0

professional. personable.

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Dr. Cohen is patient -centered, uses a conversational approach when gathering patient information, listens actively to patient responses, avoids medical jargon when explaining procedures, gains patient agreement to proposed treatment plans before finalizing them, is a skilled surgeon.

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Excellent care

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March 21, 2022

5.0

competent

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March 21, 2022

4.0

Professional, easy to talk ophthalmologist

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March 21, 2022

5.0

She listened and answered all my questions. Explained the procedure.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

There is a sense of thoroughness and confidence in this provider's work.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

She was meticulous, thorough and patient.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

I have been waiting since November to learn more about a procedure that I need. I have followed up numerous times. I became very frustrated and switched to Dr. Cohen. She has been very clear on the process, and I am confident that my request will not be dismissed. Dr. Cohen is very knowledgeable about my condition and the surgery. I left feeling that I had all my questions answered. A++

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March 14, 2022

5.0

She was awesome very nice can’t wait to see her again

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Communication

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March 14, 2022

5.0

She explained everything to me very well.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

Dr Cohen knew her stuff! She was pleasant and seemed to really care.

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Concerned about my problem, listened to my questions

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Cohen is very talented and honest. She has a bedside manner that makes you feel like you’re talking with a friend, and she’s very gentle during the procedure

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March 02, 2022

5.0

Dr.Cohen "ROCKS""!!! She's the BEST!!!!

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March 02, 2022

5.0

She is a sophisticated expert in her field.

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March 02, 2022

5.0

Exudes competence. Good sense of humor.

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March 02, 2022

5.0

Dr. Cohen is very professional and is very knowledgeable about her field of expertise. She explains things very well and answered all of my questions. I am very pleased with the results of the surgery on my eyelid. I came to Northwestern Medicine because of its excellent reputation, and Dr. Cohen met and/or exceeded all of my expectations.

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February 28, 2022

5.0

Explains her exam findings in a thorough manner.

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February 26, 2022

5.0

She was friendly and took good care of me. She has the right stuff.

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February 25, 2022

5.0

Because of all the characteristic that I explained above and many more! She was F A N T A S T I C! She need to train others so that more patients would be able to benefit from this her F A N T A S T I C N E S S!

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February 23, 2022

5.0

Dr. Cohen and her staff were attentive, friendly, and professional. She explained the process of my procedure and followed up with my aftercare to maintain proper healing of my mole removal.

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February 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Cohen spent time explaining everything to me as well as listening and answering all questions. She was very friendly and professional

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February 20, 2022

5.0

Answers questions clearly and provides good medical advice.

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February 19, 2022

5.0

She gave me the time needed to understand my situation. She listened, was patient and answered my questions.

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February 19, 2022

5.0

She was nice, thorough, and spent time answering my questions. Never did I feel rushed.

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February 19, 2022

5.0

Dr. Cohan and her Assistant/Resident were very helpful and professional. I left feeling that my daughter had had the best care possible.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

Very polite and knowledgeable and willing to give me help for my upcoming procedure.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Very friendly. she explained, answered questions and made my dad very comfortable.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

In addition to medical skill, she has a wonderful demeanor: she explains things in a way a medical lay person can understand. I find this very comforting and helpful. Understanding is conducive to patient’s buy-in during recovery.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

She was great. Explained everything, took time to answer all my questions. She was professional and comforting.

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February 09, 2022

5.0

Knowledge, personality and friendliness, thorough answers to questions. It was our 1st appt.

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Everything was great 👍 👌 ¹

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February 06, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and walked through everything until we understood everything. We also need post op help and had immediate help and follow up. Great experience

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February 06, 2022

5.0

She was honest, said it as is and inspired me to do better with her advise.

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February 05, 2022

5.0

Great listener, clear explanations, and very friendly.

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Clear explanations.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

I was very pleased with the care she gave me and she explained the reason for my eye problems

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January 31, 2022

5.0

She is the first Doctor who suggested there was a treatment for my facial paralysis.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

She took the time to answer questions and didn’t rush

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January 30, 2022

5.0

She is very thorough and takes time addressing any concerns you have.

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January 28, 2022

5.0

Doctor Cohen was professional and attentive with all my inquiries.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

Dr Cohen explains everything as she does the procedure and I am very happy with the result.

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January 23, 2022

5.0

Professional,knowledgeable,rorough in providing compassionate care placing the optical health of the patient first.

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January 23, 2022

5.0

Thoughtful listened to my concerns has my best interest in mind. Did not rush visit explained future surgery.

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January 22, 2022

5.0

Her team - Nicole and Elizabeth - were great as well.

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Treated with respect

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January 19, 2022

5.0

Great interpersonal communication skills

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January 19, 2022

5.0

She was patient, kind, very knowledgeable, took her time and is highly skilled

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January 17, 2022

5.0

She was patient and caring! She gave information and options.

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January 12, 2022

5.0

I loved how she explained everything and also showing you exactly what the issue is.

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January 12, 2022

5.0

Dr Liza Cohen teally takes good care of her patients.

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January 09, 2022

5.0

Listens and follows thru

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January 06, 2022

5.0

She was so nice and explained what she was doing. Clean, organized and very friendly.

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January 06, 2022

5.0

Dr. Cohen is a skilled surgeon and a caring individual. Her approach to all our visits has been patient-centered, empathetic and attentive to patient needs and expectations. She is realistic about potential procedure outcomes, usually under-promising and over-delivering.

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January 05, 2022

5.0

She is careful but concise

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January 05, 2022

5.0

She was terrific. Very thorough and very professional

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January 05, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable, very sweet and lets you know what she is doing every step of the examination!

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January 04, 2022

5.0

Very friendly and professional. Took plenty of time for all our questions. She was very thorough and clearly at the top of her field. She inspired confidence.

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January 03, 2022

5.0

Dr is very kind, gave an explaination of what she found that I could understand and gave me an opportunity to ask questions

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January 03, 2022

5.0

she could not have been better

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January 02, 2022

5.0

Caring compassionate

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December 31, 2021

5.0

Dr Cohen was extremely knowledgeable and helpful with my condition. She is vey easy and straightforward to talk to.

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December 29, 2021

5.0

Dr Cohen and her associate David, were thorough and answered all my questions

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December 28, 2021

5.0

Great bed side manners. Easy to talk to. Explained options.

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December 27, 2021

5.0

Nurses are very coprated

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December 23, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and pleasant

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December 20, 2021

5.0

She appears to be very knowledgeable in her work and interested in doing a good job. She is very personable and interesting to talk to.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

She was amazing… Very young… She rest assured me she knew what she was doing and did 1 million of them… And he answered all my questions very confident put me at ease

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December 16, 2021

5.0

Friendly pleasant knowledgeable explains things clearly

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December 12, 2021

5.0

She was kind took her time and explained everything well

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December 12, 2021

5.0

Extremely nice and helpful throughout the process and never made me feel like a number but as someone they wanted to get to know. I personally would recommend to anyone in the future and will return if I ever need anything in the future for myself.

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December 11, 2021

5.0

Professional and addressed all my concerns

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December 10, 2021

5.0

Dr Liza Cohen is. very knowledgable on my eye condition and bery thorough in checking me .

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December 09, 2021

5.0

Caring thoughtful listened to me and explained procedure. Concerned about my well being

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December 08, 2021

5.0

She seems knowledgeable, thorough and capable.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

Seem very knowledgeable… And willing to do whatever way I thought was Best

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December 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen was personable and professional, efficient in gathering relevant patient information through patient narrative and review of medical records, an attentive and understanding listener, adopted a conversational style, and used patient-centered and physician-centered approaches at appropriate times during the appointment.

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November 30, 2021

5.0

Highly qualified and thorough.

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November 29, 2021

5.0

Dr Cohen is wonderful, she listens closely to concerns and provides great reassurance along with her superb care

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November 19, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen is an excellent doctor and also has a friendly demeanor. She answered any questions I had and made me feel at ease.

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November 11, 2021

5.0

She explained everything so I could understand the nature & possible extent of my problem. She listened to my questions.

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Wow muy profesional y muy paciente conmigo es la mejor doctora que eh tenido

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November 08, 2021

5.0

She has a great bed side manner and explains her finding in a way that I understand. Also is not high pressure.

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November 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen gave very thorough explanations of the diagnosis and the next steps. She also has a welcoming and friendly personality.

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November 07, 2021

5.0

Caring

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November 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen is exceptionally knowledgeable, assessed me well and her recommendations to correct my problem is appropriate.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and personable. Easy to talk to.

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October 31, 2021

5.0

Nice bedside manner and excellent care.

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October 29, 2021

5.0

I was highly impressed with Dr. Cohen - both very knowledgeable and very kind!

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October 28, 2021

5.0

Dr Liza M Cohen is caring, she explains as she is working on you, is genuinely concerned for the best outcome.

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October 27, 2021

5.0

She is excellent in ever way. A wonderful doctor and person.

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October 21, 2021

5.0

Dr L Cohen was professional, interested, thorough, gentle and reassuring. A+++++++++++++

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October 15, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen was an excellent listener. It was remarkable how she stopped typing to hear and responded. Very rare to find in medicine today. She allowed time for questions and was patient in explaining her thoughts and plan of care.

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