Lance Cohen, MD
Lance Cohen, MBBCH, MD, FCCP
3341 Johnson Street
Hollywood, Florida 33021
Dr. Cohen is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in four separate specialties: internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine and sleep medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa; and completed a one-year general internship followed by six months of training in the respiratory intensive care unit at the Johannesburg General Hospital.
He continued his medical training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, Missouri, where he completed a three-year residency in internal medicine followed by a three-year fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine; and where he also was chief fellow and gained in-depth experience in caring for adult cystic fibrosis patients.
Dr. Cohen's numerous awards include the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NIH award # HLO7317-24). He has also been published in major peer-reviewed medical journals, including CHEST and the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
Dr. Cohen is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, American College of Physicians and American Medical Association.
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.
R. Lakshmann, L. Cohen, Respiratory Failure as the Presenting Symptom in an 80-year-old Female with Myasthenia. American College of Physicians; Ozarks, MO. October 1998.
L. Cohen, J. Harris, Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonitis in an HIV negative patient, refractory to steroids. American College of Physicians; Ozarks, MO. October 1998.
Cohen L, Castro M. Remodeling of airway epithelium in asthma following glucocorticoid withdrawal. (In Press).
Cohen L. Management of acute severe asthma. In: Washington University Handbook of Pulmonary Medicine. Mosby (2006).
Cohen L. Strongyloides Hyperinfection Syndrome Secondary to Treatment of Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia. Chest 2001, Philadelphia.
A translational approach to airway remodelling in Asthma. Asthma grand rounds – Washington University, School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, May 2003.
Current concepts in the management of Asthma. Medical grand rounds, Christian Northeast Hospital, Saint Louis, MO, November, 2003.
Non Invasive Ventilation in Critical Care. Memorial regional Hospital 3’rd annual Critical Care Symposium, Hollywood, FL, July 2009.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Public education presentation, Coral Gables, FL, August 2009.
Non Invasive Ventilation for the Anesthesiologist. Anesthesia grand rounds, Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, FL, September 2009.
Non Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring. Cardiac Surgery Grand Rounds, Memorial Regional Hospital, FL, October 2009.
Industry Clinical Research
Principle investigator for EXELS (An Epidemiologic Study of Xolair: Evaluating Clinical Effectiveness and Long-Term Safety in Patients with Moderate to Severe Asthma). Sponsor: Genentech.