Dr. Lawrence D. Cohan

Dr. Lawrence D. Cohan, a native of New York, earned a Bachelor’s Degree, summa cum laude, at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, before attending Harvard Medical School. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, Dr. Cohan has been honored since 1999 as one of America’s Best Doctors, a survey of physicians’ opinions and is listed in the 2012 U.S. News and World Report of Best Doctors.

Dr. Cohan is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Since 1979, his hospital affiliations have included Massachusetts General Hospital, where he is a Pediatrician. (His affiliation with Mass General began in 1975 as a resident.) Since 2000, Dr. Cohan has served as Pediatrician and adjunct staff member at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where his affiliation began in 1978. He has also served at Beth Israel, St. Margaret’s Hospital for Women (which closed in 1993), Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Milton Hospital and Cambridge Hospital

Since 1978, Dr. Cohan has served as a physician at Milton Pediatrics and as the practice’s chief financial officer. Dr. Cohan has worked as an expert witness in over forty medical legal cases pertaining to pediatric malpractice. He has managed Web sites and edited newsletters for the medical groups with which he is affiliated. For 20 years, he has also served on search committees and boards affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Cohan is fluent in Spanish. He and his wife, Pat, have two adult sons and two grandsons.