Jason P. Cohen, MD, FACS
Jason Cohen

Jason P. Cohen, MD, FACS

About Jason Cohen, MD, FACS

Dr. Jason P. Cohen received his bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University and his medical degree from SUNY-Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn.  He completed a residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at NYU-Bellevue and a fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center.  He was the director of the Department of Otolaryngology at Vassar Brothers Medical Center for more than 20 years and has served on the faculties of NYU, Mt Sinai, and Columbia University Schools of Medicine.  He is board certified and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  He is also a member of the American Head and Neck Society and the New York Head and Neck Society.  Dr. Cohen taught parathyroid surgery to other otolaryngologists at the American Academy of Otolaryngology annual meeting for many years.  He is a recipient of the Honor Award of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the Distinguished Service Citation from NYU School of Medicine, and was honored by Vassar Brothers Medical Center at their 2013 Diamond Gala.  He has an extensive list of publications in head and neck surgery and has lectured both nationally and internationally on endocrine surgery of the neck.  He served on the Board of Trustees of Health Quest ,the parent organization of Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center, and Sharon Hospital.  Dr. Cohen is one of the founding members of the soon to be established Marist-Nuvance School of Medicine and serves on their Joint Board of Overseers.  He also holds a second degree black belt from the American Taekwondo Association.

Dr. Cohen specializes in head and neck surgery, including thyroid and parathyroid surgery, salivary gland surgery, and surgery for head and neck cancer.  He also sees patients with swallowing difficulties, voice problems, hearing loss, sinusitis, and general ENT disorders.

Insurances Accepted Aetna, Aetna HMO, Aetna Medicare, Aetna Open Choice Access EPO, Aetna PPO, ArchCare (NY), BC/BS Empire HMO, BC/BS Empire NY, BC/BS HealthPlus (NY), BC/BS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (NY), CDPHP (NY), CDPHP Child Health Plus (NY), CDPHP Family Health Plus (NY), CDPHP Medicaid (NY), CDPHP Medicare (NY), Centivo, Cigna, Cigna HMO, PPO, POS, Cigna Medicare, Cigna Open Access Plus, Connecticare, Elderplan (NY), EmblemHealth GHI, Empire BCBS POS, EPO, Indemnity, Empire BCBS PPO, Empire Plan (UHC), Fidelis (NY), Fidelis Essential (NY), Fidelis Medicaid / CHP (NY), Fidelis Medicare (NY), Hamaspik (NY), HealthCare Partners IPA (NY), HealthSmart WTC, HIP (NY), HIP ID (NY), HIP Montefiore CMO (NY), HIP Montefiore CMO ID (NY), HIP Mt. Sinai IPA (NY), HIP Mt. Sinai IPA ID (NY), Humana Medicare (NY), Local 1199, Magnacare, Medicare, Multiplan/PHCS, MVP (Gold) Medicare (NY), MVP (NY), MVP Essential (NY), MVP Medicaid (NY), Northwell Direct (NY), OSCAR (NY), Oxford Freedom, Partners Direct Health, Partners Health Plan (NY), Railroad Medicare, Railroad Medicare NJ, SELF / PATIENT PAY TIME OF SERVICE, Tricare, Tricare HMO, Tricare PPO, UHC Oxf Liberty, UnitedHealthcare, UnitedHealthcare Commercial (HMO,PPO,POS), US Family Health, WTC Health For Heroes
Affiliations Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Mount Sinai Hospital
Medical School
  • SUNY Downstate
  • General Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center
  • Otolaryngology, New York University Medical Center
  • Head and Neck Surgery, Beth Israel Medical Center