Edward Cohen, MD

Edward Cohen, MD

Urologist

Dr. Cohen was born and raised in Los Angeles, earned his undergraduate degree from UCLA with Magna Cum Laude honors, and initiation into Phi Beta Kappa. He attended University of California, Davis School of Medicine. After obtaining his medical degree, Dr. Cohen completed his surgical internship and urologic residency at University of San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California. He has been in practice with Coast Urology Medical Group, located in La Jolla and Encinitas, California, since 1990.

Dr. Cohen is certified by the American Board of Urology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). He is a member of the American Urologic Association. He has served as Chief of Urology at Scripps La Jolla and Scripps Encinitas Hospitals and has served as Chief of Staff of Scripps Encinitas. He is currently CEO of Genesis Healthcare Partners. He is married with 2 sons and 2 step-sons and enjoys spending his free time with his family, his daily workouts, skiing and golf.

Education

1976 - 1980 University of CA at Los Angeles
Degree:  Bachelor of Science
07/01/80 - 06/15/84 University of California at Davis
Degree: MD
07/01/84 - 06/30/85 Surgical Internship
University of CA Medical Center
San Diego, CA
07/01/85 - 06/30/86 Surgical Residency
University of California Medical Center
San Diego, CA
07/01/86 – 06/30/90 Urology Residency
University of California Medical Center
San Diego, CA
Chairman – Joseph D. Schmidt, M.D.
07/01/90 – Present Coast Urology Medical Group
A Division of Genesis Healthcare Partners
La Jolla, CA
Private Practice

Licensure & Certifications

Board Certified
AUA – 02/28/1993 Re-certification to 2013

F.A.C.S.
Fellow of American Board of Surgeons

Certifications

  • Radiology – Fluoroscopy
  • Laser Certification: Laser Prostatectomy Certificate
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy – ESWL
  • Transurethral Needle Ablation of the Prostate
  • CPR Certification
  • Hand Assisted Laproscopy

Appointments, Awards and Honors

2005 - 2006 Chief of Staff
Scripps Memorial Hospital, Encinitas, CA

2003 - 2004

Vice Chief of Staff
Scripps Memorial Hospital, Encinitas, CA

2001 - 2003

Chief of Surgery
Scripps Memorial Hospital, Encinitas, CA
1999 - 2000 Chief of Urology
Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, CA
  Lawrence Green Award for Research
Phi Beta Kappa

Memberships & Affiliations

Affiliations
Scripps Memorial Hospital
La Jolla, CA

Scripps Memorial Hospital
Encinitas, CA

Memberships

  • CA Medical Association
  • San Diego Medical Society
  • San Diego Urological Society
  • American Urology Association
  • California Urological Association
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Western Section AUA

Memberships in Professional Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • San Diego Urologic Association
  • California Urologic Association
  • American Urological Association, Western Section
  • American Urological Association
  • California Medical Association

Studies and Research

Clinical Research on site until 2002
Glaxo-Wellcome
Abbott
VidaMed
Tap
Cephalon

Publications

Research Article E.S. Cohen, H.C. Scherz and C.L. Parsons
Voiding dysfunction secondary to penetrating bony fragment twenty years after pelvic fractures. 141:606, 1989 (2 pages)
Research Article E.S. Cohen, J.D. Schmidt and C.S. Parsons
Peyronie disease: Surgical experience and presentation of a proximal approach Submitted to: J. Urol 142:740, 1989
Research Article E.S. Cohen, J.D. Schmidt
Simultaneous treatment of bilateral upper tract calculi with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy. J. Endourol 3 (2), 1989
Research Article E.S. Cohen, J.D. Schmidt
Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for stones in a solitary kidney. Urology, July 1 (52), 1990

Presentations

  1. E.S. Cohen, J.D. Schmidt and C.S. Parsons: Peyronie disease: Surgical experience and presentation of a proximal approach. Presented at the 1988 Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association, Boston, MA
  2. E.S. Cohen, J.D. Schmidt: Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for stones in a solitary kidney. Presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the Western Section of the American Urological Association, San Francisco, CA February 28-March 3, 1988.
  3. E.S. Cohen, H>D> Scherz and J.D. Schmidt: Voiding dysfunction secondary to penetrating bony fragment twenty years after pelvic fracture. Presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the Western Section of the American Urological Association, San Francisco, CA., February 28-March 3, 1988.
  4. E.S. Cohen, J.D. Schmidt: Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for stones in a solitary kidney. Presented at XXI Congress of International Society of Urology, Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 9 – 14, 1988
  5. E.S. Cohen, J.D. Schmidt: Simultaneous treatment of bilateral upper tract calculi with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy. Presented at the XXI Congress of International Society of Urology, Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 9 – 14, 1988
  6. E.S. Cohen, J.D. Schmidt: Simultaneous treatment of bilateral upper tract calculi with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy. Presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the Western Section of the American Urological Association, Scottsdale, AZ, March 19 – 23, 1989
  7. E.S. Cohen and L. Harbach: Intermittently obstructing type II pyelocalyceal diverticulum: A case report. Presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the Western Section of the American Urological Association, Scottsdale, AZ, March 19 – 23, 1989

La Jolla - Coast Urology

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La Jolla, CA 92037
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Encinitas - Coast Urology

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320 Santa Fe Dr.
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Encinitas, CA 92024
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