Surgeon Ellie Cohen, MD has joined the General Surgery practice at Northfield Hospital, whose surgeons perform a wide range of procedures – and provide 24/7 coverage for emergency surgery.
Dr. Cohen believes it’s important to learn from each of her patients and strives to give individualized, quality care. “I believe in looking at the patient’s individual needs to give them the best care that they need at that time,” Dr. Cohen says. “It’s really special to have the solution for them, and be able to fix someone’s problem in a matter of hours.”
With a background in trauma and critical care, Dr. Cohen is focused on acute-care surgery to help patients with a broad range of problems. “I consider it a privilege to be able to care for patients and help those in my community,” she says.
Dr. Cohen has a special Interest in:
- Breast Surgery
- Hernia surgery
- Gastrointestinal and colorectal surgery
- Skin & soft tissue surgery
Dr. Cohen earned her medical degree from the University of Minnesota and completed her General Surgery residency at Hennepin County Medical Center with special training in trauma and critical care, She completed a surgical critical care fellowship at University of Hawaii.
“I remember the first time I went into operating room: It was just the coolest thing to me, and I thought, ‘This is what I’m supposed to do,’” Dr. Cohen says.
"The only other time I felt such clarity was when I met her husband,” she adds with a smile.
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