Bruce A. Cohen, MD

Bruce A. Cohen, MD

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Primary Specialty

Neurology

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

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
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

538 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

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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July 21, 2021

4.0

He seems to take the time you need during an office visit.

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable, sensitive, honest, & available

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July 19, 2021

5.0

Originally, in the year 2000, I was told by another patient, that Dr. Bruce A. Cohen was one of the best neurologist in the country. From my own experience, hes definitely lived up to that reputation. I would not feel comfortable seeing another neurologist. Dr. Cohen is brilliant, as well as thorough. He explains everything to me in a way that I can understand. We both play a role in my care, and he allows me to ask the toughest questions, without becoming irritated. Dr. Cohen is the best, and he truly cares about his patients.

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July 17, 2021

5.0

He makes sure he understands and addresses all needs of the patient. He consults with other providers when necessary to assure patient is receiving most effective treatment.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Extremely Professional and Knowledgeable about Multiple Sclerosis. Explains diagnosis and treatments clearly and in layman's terms. Spends time discussing and sharing anecdotes about family and other mutual interests.

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Expert in field

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July 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen is very knowledgeable and has a direct yet friendly bedside manner. I trust his recommendations.

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July 14, 2021

5.0

Very concerned and caring doctor, very knowledgeable of my condition

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and professional

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July 12, 2021

5.0

he has been taking great care of me for a decade and that is the main reason for geat result.

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July 09, 2021

4.0

Dr. Cohen is the real deal.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Dr Cohen listens to my concerns and gives feedback.

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July 07, 2021

5.0

Gone toDr. Cohen for 20 years. Would highly recommend his knowledge.

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June 28, 2021

5.0

Good doctor.

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June 22, 2021

5.0

Dr Cohen is a class act. And even understand a me when I am not.

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June 21, 2021

5.0

Professional, kind, caring

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June 17, 2021

5.0

He is a good doctor.

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June 16, 2021

5.0

Takes time with you and very knowledgeable in the field of MS

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June 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen has been my neurologist for 21 years. Not only is he extremely intelligent, he takes time to listen to my concerns and he doesnt rush through appointments. I feel Dr. Cohen genuinely cares and he is at the top of his field. I travel two hours to my appointments and two hours home (total of four hours) to see Dr. Cohen. Well worth it.

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June 11, 2021

5.0

Spends lots of time talking AND listening to patients

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June 10, 2021

5.0

Doctor Cohen is a great Neurologist. Before my appointment ends with Doctor Cohen, he makes sure my questions have all been answered, he always explains clearly any changes in my medical condition and he shows me that he cares about his patients well-being.

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June 08, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and great doctor.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Dr Cohen has immense experience in his field and he always knowledgeable about whats going on neurologically. He is the best in his field. Thats why when other neurologists read his notes they are golden and they follow them to a Tee.

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June 07, 2021

5.0

Because he's a great doctor.

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen takes the time to help you understand the progression of your MS.

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May 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen is knowledgable, and always appears interested in my case. He answers all of my questions with thoughtful answers.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Very good and patient Doctor

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable, caring

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May 24, 2021

5.0

informed concerned responsive

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Very thoughtful and allows me to ask any questions. Never rushes!

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May 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen is always thorough and kind. I appreciate his detailed explanations.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

He's a great doctor, extremely intelligent, listens when you talk, helpful, kind, caring

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Doctor Cohen is extremely knowledgeable and treated me with professionalism and respect. He explained everything throughly. He listens and comprehends every word.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

Best Neurologist

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May 17, 2021

5.0

I have confidence in Dr Cohen.

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Practices evidenced medicine and has a great bedside manner.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

He was an amazing doctor. He did exam for a ling time, very understanding and extremely patient. He is one of the most amazing doctors I have ever seen. Very knowledgeable and explained everything and the newest researches in details.

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Have a great neurologist who is was very patient knowledgeable yes I will look him in others to him

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable about management and treatment of disease. Considerate and compassionate. Professional and courteous. Always runs on time. 27 year patient- solid relationship.

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May 08, 2021

5.0

I've been his patient for a decade and I rely on his professionalism and his knowledge

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Hes the best!

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May 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen does a great job during the examination and making sure all my questions are answered!

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May 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen was very kind and professional. He took the time to explain things and listened to what I had to say. After examination, he referred me to some alternate next steps and made sure I had a plan. Very helpful appointment.

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May 02, 2021

5.0

He is very patient when he examined me. Explained what was going on with me. I need to do another M.R.I

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April 30, 2021

5.0

Covers all basis

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April 28, 2021

5.0

Very thorough

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April 26, 2021

5.0

I feel that he does his best to help me with my medical issue. He is knowledgeable and patient.

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April 23, 2021

5.0

Like I said I am happy with him

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April 21, 2021

5.0

good experience and knowledge; thorough

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April 21, 2021

5.0

Good

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Understanding and very caring

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Dr listens to patients concerns, issues and explains his decisions on imprving their health.

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April 18, 2021

5.0

Expertise

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April 16, 2021

5.0

I have had Dr Cohen for 21 years and can't imagine where I would be without his care.

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April 13, 2021

5.0

very good at asking questions let you answer not in hurry to get to next client just really keep's you on top of you problem

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April 10, 2021

5.0

I have seen Dr. Cohen for years. I trust him.

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April 09, 2021

5.0

I always receive excellent care.

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April 09, 2021

5.0

He is the best ,interested caring knowledge, top in his field.

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April 09, 2021

5.0

Dr Cohen has been my doctor for 12 years and He has managed my care well!

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April 06, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and patient friendly.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and empathetic

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April 04, 2021

5.0

Never had a bad visit

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April 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen is knowledgeable in his area of expertise, speaks to me in terms/language I understand, is willing to offer help outside of his specific area of expertise, he is organized and he is not condescending.

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April 03, 2021

5.0

He explains things in laymen terms so I can understand what's going on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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March 31, 2021

5.0

He is an excellent Doctor! Smart and personable!

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March 30, 2021

5.0

also excellent care and communication

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March 29, 2021

5.0

Great advice, takes time to answer questions with simple yet scientific answers

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March 23, 2021

5.0

He is always thorough, doesn't rush with appointments, kind and explains everything.

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March 22, 2021

5.0

Doctor Cohen listens to my questions and politely answers all of them. He always shows me that he cares about my well-being.

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March 17, 2021

5.0

He's awesome

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March 17, 2021

5.0

He knows MS. Hes pleasant

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March 15, 2021

5.0

Personal interest plus great conoetence

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March 15, 2021

5.0

He has been my Neurologist for at least 18 years. I attribute his care for keeping me ambulatory & without using any devices. We ( my family) really appreciate his knowledge about MS & treatments.

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March 15, 2021

5.0

Dr Cohen takes the time to answer all your questions and provides his valuable knowledge.

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March 14, 2021

5.0

He's terrific! Quiet, thoughtful, careful listener, totally devoted to individualized care. We have real discussion of risks and benefits of all treatment options, and we come to joint decisions on how to proceed. A great combination of doctor, scientist, and human being.

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March 12, 2021

5.0

I've been his patient for 20+ years. He's always been very personable and listens to my issues and responds in a clear and understandable way. He often gives me guidance / advice how to address other health issues, e.g. what kind of doctor to see, where to look for an appropriate one, etc.

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March 04, 2021

4.0

Good exam by physician. I did feel he was agitated that I was there and was second guessing the care from my primary neurologist. He excepted my request that I would like to see him yearly and would be there if I would be a benefit from other therapies or studies if needed. Northwestern is a wonderful medical center. Excellent staff.

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March 01, 2021

5.0

Best doctor for Ms out there

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February 26, 2021

5.0

I have been a patient of Dr. Cohen for 4 years now, and would highly recommend him to anyone with MS. He takes the time to thoroughly examine any concerns I have and I have never once felt rushed during any of our appointments. He is compassionate, listens to what I have to say, and is receptive if I want to think more about his recommendations before implementing them. He also remembers personal details and checks in, which makes me feel valued as a patient. His team, Chris and Jessica, are also wonderful, very helpful and respond quickly. Thank you, Dr. Cohen!

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February 25, 2021

5.0

Doctor was knowledgeable about MS and medications. He looked stuff up if he wasnt certain &/or wanted more specific numbers & data.

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February 24, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and explains everything very well

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February 22, 2021

5.0

I have been with Cohen since my diagnosis. He clearly explains and answers and questions or concerns I have. Due to my care with him I am considering switching all my doctors to NW instead split across your institution and advocate.

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February 20, 2021

5.0

He's doctor what care about you and your health extremely.

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February 19, 2021

5.0

Anyone that needs a Neurologist, I would suggest Cohen!

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February 17, 2021

5.0

He figured out what i had in 1 week

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February 17, 2021

5.0

Dr cohen has always provided good care to me.

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February 15, 2021

5.0

Competent, caring. Listens

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February 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Cohen is very knowledgeable and also takes the time to explain everything about my condition and care to me.

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February 10, 2021

5.0

Dr Cohen is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. He puts his patients first.

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February 10, 2021

5.0

Dr Cohen is amazing. Thorough, honest, and cares.

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February 09, 2021

5.0

He is the best!

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February 08, 2021

5.0

Most efficient doctor I have ever encountered.

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