Michael L. Cohen, MD

Dr. Michael Cohen earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Dr. Cohen then received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, Ohio. He completed his residency at both Boston City Hospital and Boston’s Veteran Administration in internal medicine and his postdoctoral fellowship in pulmonary disease at Boston City Hospital.

In 1974, Dr. Cohen relocated to Contra Costa County where he continued his practice in respiratory care and pulmonology. Dr. Cohen was the Medical Director of the Pulmonary Services and Respiratory Therapy Department at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek from 1974 – 2004. Dr. Cohen has been a member and has served on committees for the following organizations: California Thoracic Society, California Sleep Society, National Association of Medical Directors of Respiratory Care, California Medical Association, American Medical Association and the Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association.

Dr. Cohen founded the Respiratory Medical Group in 1974. The group joined BASS in early 2015. Dr. Cohen is currently the Medical Director of the Contra Costa Sleep Center in Walnut Creek.

Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Ohio
Internship: (Tufts) Boston City Hospital in Massachusetts
Residency: (Tufts) Boston City Hospital in Massachusetts and Boston’s Veteran Administration in Massachusetts
Fellowship: (Tufts) Boston City Hospital in Massachusetts