Bruce A. Cohen, MD

Bruce A. Cohen, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology

Secondary Specialty

  • Neurology
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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine - 1978
Residency:
Advocate Health Care (Advocate Lutheran General Hospital) - 1981
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 1984

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

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 Memorial Hospital

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

553 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

excellent care and communication

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March 28, 2022

5.0

Excellence

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March 25, 2022

5.0

He is the best of the best.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Good doctor

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Smart kind leader in the field

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March 20, 2022

5.0

Interested in all aspects of my care

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March 18, 2022

5.0

Good dr.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

I trust DrcCohen. Trying to determine reasons for my chronic pain

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Dr Cohen is the best really listens and easy to communicate with takes time to access your problems and makes you feel very comfortable

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March 14, 2022

5.0

He is very knowledgeable, thorough, takes his time with exam and answers your questions and explained everything as he does exams and tests!

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Highly skilled with a great way of translating my situation into layman's terms

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March 10, 2022

5.0

He takes his time to explain everything and makes sure yuou understand

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Very patient. Listened to answers. Never felt rushed.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Awesome,caring and professional

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March 03, 2022

5.0

He is very professional and thorough.

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February 22, 2022

5.0

He is a good person. A great doctor. Gives you a complete check up.

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February 20, 2022

5.0

There is no one better for MS care

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February 18, 2022

5.0

He shows me that he cares and I know if I ever need anything I can come to him.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

I feel Dr Cohan understands MS

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Dr. Cohen is a great medical doctor. I have been seeing him for 10 years and would recommend him to anyone diagnosed with MS. He is very conservative in his approach which is great in the right situation.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

One of the best MS doctors out there

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February 11, 2022

5.0

I have been with Dr Cohen since 1994. He is smart, professional and always makes sure my questions are answered and explained and my disease management is specific to my needs. He is compassionate and easy to talk to.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Dr Cohen is smart, he knows about MS and talks to his patients with knowledge and facts. he's kind and considerate

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February 05, 2022

5.0

He is smart, considerate and gives me all the time and answers all my questions.

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February 04, 2022

5.0

He is very attentive and gives vital information to me

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February 04, 2022

5.0

Dr. Cohen is very professional, kind, attentive, and is extremely knowledgeable concerning MS and MS therapies.

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February 02, 2022

5.0

Provides Great Care

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Dr Cohen was a good listener and answered all of my questions. He was informed and knowledgeable. He spoke so that I understood him. I was not rushed.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Love how Dr Cohen listens to all my symptoms and attacks the main surce of my health issue. He is an excellent doctor the best neurologist I have had.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

Takes time to listen and explain things throughout exam.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Clear and thoughtful guidance

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Trust him Experienced

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January 21, 2022

5.0

He is just the best. He’s an expert in MS. He is very thorough and cared about my overall health.

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable of my situation

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January 19, 2022

5.0

Extremely attentive to everything Total confidence with my care

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January 19, 2022

5.0

Excellent bedside manner, genuine concern for patient, accurate diagnosis of problem.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Dr. Cohen and his team did a series of tests and spent a good amount of time with me. He was kind and honest, and is clearly taking care and detail with this diagnosis.

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January 12, 2022

5.0

Dr. Cohen is why I will always continue to come back to Northwestern. I feel so confident in his care and have deep trust in him. I feel tremendously grateful and appreciative for his guidance and insight and feel lucky to have him as my provider. If human cloning existed I would recommend he be short-listed.

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January 09, 2022

5.0

I believe Dr. Cohen is one of the best MS specialist

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January 07, 2022

5.0

Awesome!

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January 05, 2022

5.0

Expert and reasonable

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December 17, 2021

5.0

Keeps o. Top of latest developments in MS

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December 17, 2021

5.0

He is extremely experienced, skillful and supportive in the way he interacts with me as both an individual and an MS patient.

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December 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen's takes time to listen and develop a plan to fight my MS. His expertise is clear.

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December 09, 2021

5.0

knowledgeable, patient

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December 05, 2021

5.0

Goes above and beyond to making sure has the right diagnosis and just taking time to listen to my daughter

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December 01, 2021

5.0

Profesional and knowledgeable

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December 01, 2021

5.0

Expertise treating MS, attentive care

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November 29, 2021

5.0

He’s a great Dr

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November 28, 2021

5.0

Expert in MS care.

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November 24, 2021

5.0

At no point did I feel he was minimizing what I was going through.

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November 22, 2021

5.0

Fantastic neurologist. Excellent in his field. Knowledgeable, concerned, thorough, excellent bedside manner, on cutting edge of latest treatments to help patients.

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November 22, 2021

5.0

he’s understanding and patient.

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November 22, 2021

5.0

Very clear, willing to discuss the science and research with me at a level that I can understand

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November 21, 2021

5.0

If I could give a 20 I would! He listens to me. He knew what tests to run by what I told him and I’m so grateful!

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November 18, 2021

5.0

I trust him. He listens. I feel I am part of my own treatment.

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November 16, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable and caring

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November 14, 2021

5.0

The best MS doctor in the business!!

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November 13, 2021

5.0

His knowledge of ms which is why I see him

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November 12, 2021

5.0

He is fantastic. Keeps up to date on my history.

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November 12, 2021

5.0

He’s an amazing doctor. Detail oriented, very knowledgeable.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Very caring

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November 07, 2021

5.0

He is extremely knowledgeable and understanding. He always does a great job of explaining everything. He communicates very well. Is genuinely concerned about his patients.

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November 05, 2021

5.0

I was completely impressed with how personable he was, his knowledge, and the amount of time he spent with me.

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November 05, 2021

5.0

Stays up on new ideas

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November 05, 2021

5.0

Loved that he was on time and easy to talk with. Also was knowledgeable.

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November 05, 2021

5.0

Very efficient, on time, friendly, and Dr Cohen takes time to answer questions and discuss concerns

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October 29, 2021

5.0

The only neurologist I will see.

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October 22, 2021

5.0

I immediately felt that my choice of a new neurologist was the right choice because of the thorough exam Dr. Cohen made. His demeanor and obvious concern for my wellbeing was comforting and deeply appreciated. The amount of time he pent with me was further affirmation that eased any apprehension that I could have had.

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October 20, 2021

5.0

Super attentive, explained everything, laid out plan of care clearly

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October 17, 2021

5.0

He's very professional, kind, gentle, caring.

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October 15, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen took great care of me. Very impressed with his knowledge of MS. Would highly recommend him.

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October 13, 2021

5.0

He is very caring. I feel he wants to help me. Very respectful. He doesn’t push medicine. I worry he will retire.

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October 11, 2021

5.0

attentive, concerned, engaged, always consultative

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October 10, 2021

5.0

Always takes time with his clients and very thorough

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October 08, 2021

5.0

He is all about the best interest of his patients.

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October 06, 2021

5.0

Expert guidance stellar knowledge Trust honest caring compassionate Cross knowledgeable in guidance Problem solver Just a terrific person who is a stellar professional physician keeping me healthy

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October 04, 2021

5.0

Because he took his time even though it was already late into the day.

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September 29, 2021

5.0

Excellent care. He listens to me and answers my questions .

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September 28, 2021

5.0

Attentive to questions and issues most times.

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September 17, 2021

5.0

Very patient and informative. Great Neurologist!

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September 17, 2021

5.0

The best MS doctor

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September 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen is a wonderful doctor. He is so knowledgeable in the care of MS patients. He is always honest and very trustworthy. I’ve always felt very comfortable under his care. He is the best.

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September 17, 2021

5.0

He is trying to help me with all my weird symptoms along with my MS. I have been having pain, burning and tingling / numbness in legs and arms and trying to determine why. I trust him and he has been very kind to me.

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September 17, 2021

5.0

Explains considerations clearly and at the right level of detail for me to make choices confidently

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September 14, 2021

5.0

He is great and let's you know everything that is going on with you.

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September 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen is wonderful! He is up to date on all the latest research and takes the time to explain and answer any questions. I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking care for MS.

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September 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen is thorough and informative in my diagnosis, treatment, and future. I travel two hours to meet with him. I consider him an expert in multiple sclerosis.

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September 03, 2021

5.0

He has been extremely helpful and straightforward in me understanding the cere i’m receiving

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September 01, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen is wonderful, he is patient and takes the time to explain important information and address any questions

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September 01, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and overall a very nice human being

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August 08, 2021

5.0

I have been dr. Cohen's patient since 1995. I recommend him to all I know who have contracted ms. He's the best!

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August 03, 2021

5.0

I am very happy with results of the treatment he has overseen for several decades.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

He listens.

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July 31, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen genuinely cares about my health

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July 30, 2021

5.0

Great Doctor

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July 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen is very knowledgeable about my neurological condition.

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July 28, 2021

5.0

The best and he cares about all of his patients

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July 23, 2021

5.0

He tops in my book.

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Industry Relationships

Ownership or Investment Interests

Faculty member had an ownership or investment interest in the following companies

  • Abbott Laboratories, Inc.
  • AbbVie, Inc.
  • CVS Caremark

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