1-800-966-7392 696 Hampshire Road, Suite 180, Westlake Village, CA 91361
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Glenn D. Cohen, M.D.Glenn D. Cohen, M.D. is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery, with a Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Cohen specializes in disorders of the hands, wrists, forearms and elbows, He has had extensive med-legal experience in the capacity of Expert Witness, Independent Medical Examiner, Qualified Medical Evaluator, Agreed Medical Evaluator, and Medical Record Reviewer. In addition to his busy private practice, he is an Adjunct Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Southern California.

His full Curriculum Vitae is below, or you may print a copy by clicking on the image to the right.

Curriculum Vitae


Hand Surgery Fellowship
August 1999 to August 2000
Tufts / New England Medical Center, Boston Massachusetts

Orthopaedic Surgery Internship and Residency
June 1994 to June 1999
Los Angeles County / University of Southern California Orthopedics

Doctor of Medicine
August 1990 to May 1994
State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn

Bachelor’s Degree in Physiology (Minor: Art History)
September 1984 to June 1989
University of California San Diego

Microsurgery Course, Lahey Clinic, Massachusetts, September 1999

Basic Course, AO North America, Jackson, Mississippi, November 1995


Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand, October 2004

Diplomate: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery 2002

Physician and Surgeon, Massachusetts, February 1999

Physician and Surgeon, California, January 1996

Controlled Substance Registration (DEA), April 1996

Approved Supervisor of Physician Assistants, SA 27018, CA. April 1997

Fluoroscopy Supervisor and Operator, RHC 141368, CA., August 1995

Professional Organizations

Fellow American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Initiated March 2004 - Present

Member American Association of Hand Surgery
Initiated 2004 - Present

Member American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Initiated 2005 - Present

California Orthopaedic Association 

California Medical Association 

California Society of Industrial Medicine & Surgery 

Ventura County Medical Association


Best Clinical Paper, Musculoskeletal Infection Society Annual Meeting, Snowmass, Colorado, August 2000

Edwin R. Guise Jr., Memorial Junior Resident Paper Award, University of Southern California Graduate Orthopaedic Society, June 1998

The Bernard Jaffe, M.D., Chairman of Surgery, Research Scholarship, July 1991

Outstanding Performance in OB / GYN, SUNY Brooklyn, May 1994


National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute [NIH], Grant #08T5HL07493B,
Short Term Training in Health Professional Programs, June 1991


Madelungs’ Deformity Treatment By Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy.Arthur A. Thibodeau Lecture. Tufts / New England Medical Center June 2000

Madelungs’ Deformity Treatment By Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy. Richard J. Smith Memorial Lecture. Massachusetts General Hospital June 2000

New Onset Diabetes Mellitus Diagnosed After Initially Presenting with an Extremity Infection. Two Years of Experience at the Los Angeles County Hospital. USC Graduate Orthopaedic Society Meeting, June 1999

Constituents Representing Autocrine/Paracrine Regulators of Aggressive Fibromatosis, University of Southern California Department of Orthopaedics Junior Resident Research Presentation, December 1997

Low Back Pain, Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Orthopaedic Hospital, October 1997

Sports Medicine: The Athlete as a Patient, University of Southern California Medical Student Surgery Lectureship Series, August 1997

Desmoid Tumors: An update on current treatment and immunohistochemical analysis, The J. Vernon Luck Sr., M.D. Orthopaedic Research Center Semi-Monthly Scientific Meeting, April 1997

Supracondylar Humerus Fractures in Children, Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Orthopaedic Hospital, July 1995

Trooskin, S.Z., Winfield J.P., Gibberman, J.B., Cohen, G.D., Walker, J., Delano, B.G., Application of Subcutaneous Infusion Port Technology to Peritoneal Dialysis. American Society of Artificial Internal Organs, May 9, 1992

Trooskin, S.Z., Cohen, G.D., and Winfield, J.P., The effect of Cytokines on Cellular Function of Type II Pneumocytes. SUNY Brooklyn, June 1992


Glenn D. Cohen, M.D., Inc., Active Clinical Practice
Orthopaedic Surgery, Disorders of the Hand, Wrist & Elbow
Westlake Village, CA, 2000 - Present

Transplant Biology Research Laboratory Technician, Cedars Sinai
Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA., October 1989 - March 1990

Orderly, Emergency and Radiology Departments, Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, CA., June 1986 - June 1989


SUNY HSCB Clinical Rotation Orientation Task Force Member, February 1993 to May 1994, Brooklyn, NY.

UCSD Lightweight Intercollegiate Crew, Stroke, August 1985 to June 1986


Skill, Experience, Dedication

"Dr. Cohen has clearly established himself as the leading hand surgeon in our community. I frequently refer patients to him, including those that have had poor prior outcomes. ... He is the hand surgeon I chose when my own son needed help, and I would give him my highest recommendation."

Ross Kaplan, M.D.
Medical Director, Coastal Dermatology
Camarillo, CA

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