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Ronald Cohen, MD

Ronald Cohen, MD

Neonat/Perinatology Palo Alto, CA

Director - PICN Lucile S. Packard Children's Hospital; Clinical Prof of Pediatrics, Stanford U.

Office Address

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  • 725 Welch Rd
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    Phone: (650) 497-8080
    Fax: (650) 497-8035

Dr. Cohen's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neonat/Perinatology: General Neonatology
  • Clinical Interests: Disaster Planning; Milk Banks

Dr. Cohen's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Clinical Professor of PediatricsStanford University School of Medicine
    Palo Alto, CA
    Acting Assistant Professor (1981-1982); Clinical Assistant Professor (1987-1993); Clinical Associate Professor (1993-2004); Clinical Professor (2004-present); Dean’s Committee on Appointment & Promotion (2007-present)
  • Medical DirectorLucile S. Packard Children’s Hospital
    Palo Alto, CA
    Medical Director – IICN/PSCN (2004 – 2010); Editor – “The Nursery Guide" (2009)
  • Director of Newborn Intensive Care, Chief of NeonatologySanta Clara Valley Medical Center
    San Jose, CA
    Member, Board of Directors (1989-1993); Chair, Board of Directors (1990-1991); Acting Chair, Department of Pediatrics (1991-1992)
  • Assistant ProfessorUniversity of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Albuquerque, NM
  • Attending NeonatologistUCSF/Mt. Zion Hospital & Medical Center
    San Francisco, CA

Dr. Cohen's Education & Medical Training

  • Stanford UniversityStanford UniversityFellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (Peds)
  • Stanford UniversityStanford UniversityResidency, Pediatrics
  • University of California at San FranciscoUniversity of California at San FranciscoResidency, Pediatrics
  • University of California at San FranciscoUniversity of California at San FranciscoInternship, Pediatrics
  • Columbia Univ Coll of Phys & SurgColumbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsMedical School, M.D., New York State Regents Scholarship
  • Columbia CollegeColumbia CollegeOther Training, BA

Dr. Cohen's Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1977 - 2014
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatrics, 1981
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsNeonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 1981

Dr. Cohen's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics1981

Dr. Cohen's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Cryoglobulins III: Further studies on the nature, incidence, clinical, diagnostic, prognostic, and immunopathologic significance of cryoproteins in renal disease.McIntosh RM, Griswold WR, Chernack WB, Williams G, Strauss J, McIntosh JR, Cohen RS, Weil R III, Quart J Med; (174:285-307)
  • Late morbidity among survivors of respiratory failure treated with tolazoline.Cohen RS, Stevenson DK, Malachowski N, Ariagno RL, Johnson JD, Sunshine P, J Pediatr; (97:644-7)
  • A double blind study of the effects of oral indomethacin in preterm infants with patent ductus arteriosus who failed medical management.Neu J, Ariagno RL, Johnson JD, Pitlick PT, Cohen RS, Beets CL, and Sunshine P, Pediatr Pharmacol; (1:245-9)
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Fetal and neonatal brain injury: Mechanisms, management, and the risks of practice.Chapter: Fetal injury from drug abuse in pregnancy: alcohol, narcotic, cocaine, and phencyclidine
    Cohen RS, Benitz WE, Stevenson DK
    Editors: Stevenson DK, Sunshine P.B. C. Decker, Inc., Philadelphia, PA
  • Fetal and neonatal brain injury: Mechanisms, management, and the risks of practice.Chapter: Hypoglycemia and brain injury
    Cohen RS, Stevenson DK
    Editors: Stevenson DK, Sunshine P.B. C. Decker, Inc, Philadelphia, PA
  • Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Fetal and Neonatal Physiological Measurements.Chapter: Determination of oxygen utilization in neonates and infantsPage 459 - 462
    Alverson DC, Cohen RS, and Isken VHA
    Editors: .Lund University, Lund, Sweden
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Abstracts/Posters

  • TRAIN: Preplanning Disaster Triage for Pediatric Hospitals.Lin A, Bond B, Cohen RS, National Disaster Management System Integrated Summit, Nashville, TN
  • Bacterial culture results of thawed banked human milk after extended time periods.Cohen RS, Huang C-FR, Xiong SC, Sakamoto P, Section on Perinatal Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, Atlanta, GA
  • Results of Serologic screening for potential human milk donors.Cohen RS, Xiong SC, Sakamoto P, Section on Breastfeeding, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, Atlanta, GA
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Lectures

  • Changing attitudes: introducing donor milk into the NICU.Human Milk Banking Association of North America Na Conf & The Fourth Inter Congress on Donor Human..
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome in the Newborn.Perinatal Conference, Doctor’s Hospital, Modesto, CA
  • Congenital HSV”, “Shoulder Dystocia and Vocal Cord Paresis.Perinatal Conference, Washington Hospital, Fremont, CA
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Other

Dr. Cohen's Professional Memberships

  • FellowAmerican Academy of Pediatrics - AAPFellow
  • MemberCalifornia Association of NeonatologistsMember

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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