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Associate Professor of Medicine Section Chief, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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Ronald N. Cohen, MD
A skilled endocrinologist, Ronald Cohen, MD, specializes in the diagnosis and management of thyroid diseases with a particular focus on thyroid cancer. He also has a clinical interest in diabetes, obesity and metabolic disorders.

Dr. Cohen's research explores the relationship between diabetes and adipocyte — a complex endocrine cell that regulates feeding behavior and insulin sensitivity. Through his research findings, Dr. Cohen is working to develop novel therapies for the treatment of obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Dr. Cohen has authored several book chapters on the medical management of thyroid diseases and frequently is invited to present his work at local and national conferences. A dedicated educator and mentor, Dr. Cohen is the co-director of the University of Chicago's Endocrinology Research Seminar Series. He was awarded the University of Chicago Quantrell award for excellence in undergraduate education. Dr. Cohen also serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Biological Chemistry and Frontiers in Pituitary Endocrinology, and is actively involved in the American Thyroid Association.

Education

Cornell University Medical College

Additional Education

  • Internship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Thyroid Association
  • Central Society for Clinical Research
  • The Endocrine Society
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

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At a Glance

Practicing Since1995

Board Certifications

  • Endocrinology
  • Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English