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Michael Cohen, MD

Philosophy of Care

My goal is to restore function through evidence-based treatment using the least invasive methods indicated.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.6
Based on 211 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Hand and Upper Extremity
    • Years in Practice: 24


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder conditions and injuries.


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Photography and bicycling


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Chicago
    Graduation Date 06/1990
    Degree MD

    RESIDENCY
    School Loyola University Medical Center
    Title Orthopaedic Surgery

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School University of Chicago
    Specialty Hand and Upper Extremity

  • Procedures

    Hand and Upper Extremity
    • Carpal Tunnel Surgery
    • Elbow Fracture Care
    • Shoulder Bursitis
    • Shoulder Fracture Care
    • Tennis Elbow
    • Treatment of Strains / Sprains
    • Treatment of Upper Extremity Arthritis
    • Wrist Arthroscopy
    • Wrist Fracture Care
    • Wrist Tendonitis
  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Orthoapedic Surgery
    • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Castle Connolly Top Doctor- Western Suburbs

    Name Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors 2017
    Date 04/2017

  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.6
    Based on 211 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.6
    205 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.6
    209 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.7
    210 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.7
    210 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.6
    208 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.6
    210 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.6
    208 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.7
    207 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.6
    209 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.7
    202 ratings


    Comments (17)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    Jun 19, 2019
    Dr. Cohen is busy, says what he needs to say and goes on. Nice person  
    5.0
    Jun 11, 2019
    I would definitely recommend this clinic  
    5.0
    Jun 05, 2019
    I would definitely recommend this physician. I have put my trust in him for numerous orthopedic problems. And he has always been straight forward with me regarding treatment, surgery & recovery.  
    4.9
    May 14, 2019
    Always friendly ad personable.  
    5.0
    Apr 17, 2019
    Dr. Cohen is an amazing doctor who's taken great care of me over many years of issues.  
    5.0
    Mar 18, 2019
    Second time I have seen him - he is an expert!  
    5.0
    Mar 14, 2019
    ALWAYS EXCELLENT CARE PROVIDED BY DR. COHEN!!!  
    5.0
    Feb 23, 2019
    Very satisfied with the Doctor and his staff from my first appointment to surgery to healing and followup appointment. Could not be more satisfied with a doctor and his staff. Great.  
    5.0
    Feb 12, 2019
    Amazing staff  
    5.0
    Feb 12, 2019
    good  
    5.0
    Jan 23, 2019
    Dr. Cohen has always been great to me. He has always taken the time to talk things through and explain the next steps for me.  
    4.8
    Jan 04, 2019
    Dr Cohen always listens to me when I am explain and ask questions to clarify if needed. He is a good Dr who I trust completely.  
    1.3
    Dec 18, 2018
    The doctor spent only a few minutes with me. Told me to go to physical therapy & come back. Not at all personable.  
    5.0
    Dec 18, 2018
    Best experience I've had with a physician.  
    5.0
    Sep 18, 2018
    Went to the Dr to confirm I might have a genetic problem The Dr confirmed it is genetic and it could remain the same but if difficulty of the condition in the future make a See more  
    4.0
    Aug 28, 2018
    care provider visit was brief, but sufficient to explain therapy needed  
    5.0
    Aug 09, 2018
    great place!  
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