Dr. Michael Cohen is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Joliet, IL. Dr. Cohen specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Cohen tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
Education and Training
Univ of Chicago, Pritzker Sch of Med, Chicago Il 1990
University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine 1990
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS- Surgery of the Hand
- Trigger Finger
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Dupuytren's Contracture
- Ganglion Cyst
- Loyola Univ Med Ctr, Orthopedic Surgery
- MC GAW MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
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