Stanley L. Cohan, M.D., Ph.D. Providence Employed Provider

Medical Director Providence Multiple Sclerosis Center and Research Director of the Providence Brain and Spine Institute
Languages: English
Specialties:
Professional Statement
Stanley Cohan, M.D., Ph.D., joined the medical staff of Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in 2000 and opened what is now called Providence Multiple Sclerosis Center the following year. The center now cares for more than 3,000 patients from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alaska, Wyoming, California and Montana. Dr. Cohan was a principal investigator in the Natalizumab trial and is the initiating, main investigator for BEST (Beta-interferon Early Steroid Trial). He is the founder of The Pacific Northwest Multiple Sclerosis Registry Project, which recently won a research grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Dr. Cohan earned medical and doctorate degrees at State University of New York Downstate Medical Center and completed a residency in neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, and Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. He later joined the Georgetown staff and was an investigator in the original, pivotal trial of beta interferon
Education
Institution
Type
Year
State University Of New York Downstate College Of Medicine
Medical School
1968
Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University
Internship
1969
Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Residency
1974
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine
Residency
1971
Professional Associations
American Academy of Neurology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
Clinical Interests
  • Dizziness
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Visual Impairment
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.9 out of 5 (125 Ratings, 28 Comments)


100

12/26/2018
Dr Stanley Cohan, has been my neurologist for a long time. I trust him as being a good doctor, and the medication that he has suggested. I believe he has been treating me for at least seventeen years.
100

11/27/2018
Dr. Cohan is extraordinarily kind and caring. He has made having MS as pleasant it could possibly be.
100

11/25/2018
Dr.Cohen is one of the most honorable and decent doctors I have had the privilege to be treated by.
100

11/23/2018
Dr. Cohan is very knowledgeable, caring & compassionate.
100

11/12/2018
always a good experience
100

11/03/2018
Great experiences with my care provider, Dr. Stan Cohan.
100

09/28/2018
Dr. Cohan is the best. I go to him for my MS. He has been my Neurologist for over 16 Years. You are very lucky to have him in the Providence system.
100

09/21/2018
readily available in an emergency related to my MS
100

09/19/2018
Dr. Cohan is always on top of my healthcare.
100

08/14/2018
I see Dr. Cohan for multiple sclerosis and find that he and everyone in his office is outstanding. Dr. Cohan asks about health issues I see Dr. Cohan for multiple sclerosis and find that he and everyone in his office is outstanding. Dr. Cohan asks about health issues of mine and my husband's that are not related to my multiple sclerosis but to my overall state of being. very important with MS. As a result, he knows me very well and provides his thoughts and information about things that will help me in my every day life.
90

08/07/2018
Dr Cohan is a great listener and his medical assistant is wonderful!
100

07/17/2018
the medical staff and clerical staff where considerate, friendly, and professional. I would gladly recommend this clinic and hospital to my family and friends.
100

07/01/2018
He shows that he cares about his patients health.
100

06/27/2018
Dr.Cohan is Portlands best Neurologist and I am blessed to have him help me with Multiple sclerosis!
90

06/14/2018
good except for one hour plus waiting before seeing doctor
100

06/06/2018
Dr. Cohan is an excellent doctor and I am very fortunate to have him as my neurologist.
100

06/03/2018
Always feel confident in the care I am receiving.
100

05/26/2018
[...] Dr Cohan and his team are great.
100

05/22/2018
EXCELLENT PROVIDER, BEST M.S. DOCTOR IN THE NORTHWEST!
100

05/20/2018
Dr. Cohan is my MS neurologist, I feel I would not be doing as well as I am if he were not my specialist.
100

05/14/2018
Dr Cohan is the BEST. He has been my Neurologist for 16 years. You are lucky to have him. His staff is always helpful and go out of their way to get anything I need! [...]
100

05/03/2018
Dr. Cohan should teach all other drs. on how to care for people.
80

04/30/2018
Sometimes he doesn't want to hear my concerns. However he is very knowledgeable and I'm just try to learn from him how to cope with my disease.
100

04/16/2018
I Feel Dr. Cohan has improved my MS health by 100%. Very compassionate.
100

04/03/2018
If I have any MS problem's I can alway's count on Dr Cohan [...] and [...] to be there for me. It is very comforting that I know they are always there for there patients.
100

03/20/2018
Dr Cohan and his team has always been professional and caring. They listen to me and supplied anything that I might need if possible.
100

03/08/2018
Dr. Cohan is the BEST!! I feel very lucky to have him as my MS dr.
100

03/04/2018
always good, excellent listener, explains things well
 
9135 Southwest Barnes Road
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Suite 461

Portland, OR 97225
(971) 282-0086
Affiliated Facilities
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Providence Seaside Hospital
Providence Portland Medical Center
Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital