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Elliott S. Cohen, M.D.

Elliott S. Cohen, M.D.

Cardiac Surgery , Surgery

UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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About Me

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery - Department of Surgery, Cardiac (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Rush University Medical Center. 1999 - 2002

Residency, Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center. 1997 - 1999

Residency, Neurology, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. 1996 - 1997

Internship, Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center. 1995 - 1996


MD | University of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School. 1995


Journal Articles

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Acute Respiratory Failure Due to COVID-19: A Multicenter Matched Cohort Study.

Whitmore SP, Cyr KJ, Cohen ES, Schlauch DJ, Gidwani HV, Sterling RK, Castiglia RP, Stell OT, Jarzembowski JL, Kunavarapu CR, McRae AT, Dellavolpe JD

ASAIO journal : a peer-reviewed journal of the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs.. 2023 August 169 (8):734-741. Epub 07/29/2023.

Obesity associated with improved mortality of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe COVID-19 pneumonia.

Prasad NR, Elkholey K, Patel NR, Junqueira E, Cohen ES, Whitmore SP

Perfusion.. 2023 May 25 :2676591231178896. Epub 05/25/2023.

Adenosine deaminase inhibition attenuates microvascular dysfunction and improves survival in sepsis.

Cohen ES, Law WR, Easington CR, Cruz KQ, Nardulli BA, Balk RA, Parrillo JE, Hollenberg SM

American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine.. 2002 July 1166 (1):16-20. Epub 1900 01 01.

Tissue oxygenation and sepsis.

Cohen ES, Hollenberg SM

Critical care medicine.. 2001 July 29 (7):1479-80. Epub 1900 01 01.


ECPR and Resuscitative ECMO (2021)

Chapter: Physiology of VA ECMO for Cardiac Arrest and Cardiac Support

Authors: Sage Whitmore MD and Elliott Cohen MD

Publisher: ELSO 2021