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Steven M Cohen, MD

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Biography

Dr. Cohen has been in Retina practice since 1994. He graduated with honors from Harvard College in Mathematics and completed his medical training at Harvard Medical School in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Program.  He did an internship at Brown University and an Ophthalmology residency at University of California, Davis.  He then completed two years of Retina fellowship training at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami. 

Dr. Cohen performs surgery at Largo Medical Center.  He has a special interest in medical retina (macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy), pediatric retina and uveitis.

Dr. Cohen is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of South Florida School of Medicine. He was chosen by the ophthalmology residents for the David D. Donaldson, MD Clinical Faculty Teaching Award in 2011. He was elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® for 2013 and 2014. He facilitates a monthly retina conference for the residents in the 0phthalmology program.

Dr. Cohen has over 60 published papers and abstracts in peer reviewed journals.  He has spoken at national and international Retina meetings. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Website

http://www.retinavitreous.com/index.php

Medical Education & Training

Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency:University of California, Davis
Fellowship:Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami
Internship:Brown University
Specialty Board Certifications: American Board of Ophthalmology

Procedures and Conditions

Dr Cohen has a special interest in medical retina (macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy), pediatric retina and uveitis.

Accepted Insurance

ACCOUNTABLE PPO, AETNA, AMERICHOICE, AMERIPLAN Health, BEECHSTREET PPO, BAYCARE CHOICE - PINELLAS COUNTY ONLY, BCBS of FL, CHOICE CARE PPO, CIGNA HMO, PPO, POS and Care Network, CIGNA/Greatwest, COVENTRY (not Medicare Advantage Plans), EVOLUTIONS Healthcare Systems, FIRST HEALTH PPO, FIRST SERVICE ADMINISTRATORS (UCH, HE, SC) INTERPLAN, MEDICARE and ALL Supplemental Insurances MULTIPLAN (includes PHCS) OXFORD HEALTH PLAN PCIP - Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan TRICARE for Life TRICARE Prime (requires authorization) UNITED HEALTHCARE UNITED MINE WORKERS We do not participate with all plans or policies. You are responsible for checking your network and benefits.

Gender

Male

Languages

English

Specialties

Ophthalmology
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Office Locations

Retina Vitreous Associates of Florida
579 S Duncan Ave
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone: 727-445-9110
Fax: 727-466-0306
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Retina Vitreous Associates of Florida

4344 Central Ave
St Petersburg, FL 33711
Phone: 727-323-0077
Fax: 727-323-7627