James Cohen, M.D.

Surgeon, Chicago Center for Orthopedics

Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, University of Illinois at Chicago

James Cohen, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon and Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Weiss Memorial Hospital. Dr. Cohen completed his orthopedic residency at Michael Reese Hospital and fellowship at the Rothman Center at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois Medical Center, where he also completed an internship. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and is highly experienced in arthroscopic techniques as well as joint replacement. Dr. Cohen is an avid runner and has completed numerous marathons, including the Chicago and Boston marathons.

Year Started Practice

Clinical Specialties

  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Sports medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic surgery

Special Interests

  • Total joint replacement
  • Shoulder reconstruction
  • Workers compensation

Medical Training

  • Medical School: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Internship: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Residency: Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship: Pennsylvania Hospital, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA