Lance A Cohen, MD

Cohen Lance A
Critical Care Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis

Meet the Physician

Medical Director, Heart Surgical Unit, Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute
Medical Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program, Memorial Healthcare System

Dr. Lance Cohen is a board-certified specialist in critical care medicine, pulmonary disease, adult and pediatric sleep medicine and internal medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, completed his internship and residency at Saint Mary’s Health Centre, St Louis, MO, and completed his fellowship at Washington University.


Awards and honors:
  •  ‘Fire Starter’ award for physician leadership – Memorial Healthcare System (3/2009 – present)
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award. NIH award # HLO7317-24, Total Support for period 1/1/02-12/31/02, $45,360.
Professional organizations
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
Research & Recent Publications
  • Lance Cohen, Xueping E, Jaime Tarsi, Thiruvamoor Ramkumar, Todd K Horiuchi, Rebecca Cochran, Steve DeMartino, Kenneth B Schechtman, Iftikhar Hussain, Michael J Holtzman, and Mario Castro
    Epithelial Cell Proliferation Contributes to Airway Remodeling in Severe
    Asthma. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2007; published ahead of print on April 26,
    2007 as doi:10.1164/rccm.200607-1062OC.
  • Cohen L, Castro M. The Role of Viral Respiratory Infections in the Pathogenesis and Exacerbation of Asthma. Seminars in Respiratory Infections, Vol 18 No 1 (march), 2003: pp 3-8.
  • Glazer CS, Cohen L, Schwarz MI. Acute Eosinophilic Pneumonia In AIDS. Chest 2001, 120: 1732- 1735.
  • Cohen L, Lefrak SS. Strongyloides Hyperinfection Syndrome Secondary To Treatment Of Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia. Chest 2001, 120 (4): 346S-347S.

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