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A Vision to be the Best

As the largest group of Retina specialists in the Greater Kansas City, Topeka, Sedalia and surrounding areas we offer multiple professional offices to serve you.  Each of our offices are staffed and equipped to provide the highest level of health care service and access in a comfortable environment.

Steven R. Cohen, M.D.

Dr. Cohen CURRICULUM VITAE

NAME

  • Steven Ross Cohen, M.D.

BIRTHDATE

  • October 25, 1984; St. Louis, Missouri

WORK HISTORY

September 2015-Present:

  • Retina Associates, P.A.
    9301 W 74th Street, Suite 210
    Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
  • Retina Associates, P.A.
    10100 N Ambassador Drive
    Suite 100
    Kansas City, MO 64153
  • Retina Associates, P.A.
    6001 SW 6th Avenue
    Suite 300
    Topeka, KS 66615
  • Retina Associates, P.A.
    3700 W 10th Street
    Suite 101
    Sedalia, MO 65301
  • Retina Associates, P.A.
    100 NE Missouri Road
    Suite 203
    Lee's Summit, MO 64086

2013-2015

  • Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship - University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor MI

2010-2013

  • Ophthalmology Residency - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Chief Resident, 2012-2013

2009-2010

  • Transitional Year Internship - Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL

EDUCATION

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
  • Doctor of Medicine, May 2009 summa cum laude
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts, May 2009 summa cum laude

LICENSURE

  • Missouri State License
  • Kansas State License
  • Michigan State License

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Award for Excellence in Resident Teaching by a Fellow, 2015
  • Mary Bass Boenker Scholar Award for Excellence in Research, 2013
  • Outstanding Achievement in Annual Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program Exam, 2011 and 2012
  • Thomas R. Hamilton, M.D. Memorial Award for Excellence in Microbiology, 2009
  • Thomas R. Hamilton, M.D. Memorial Award for Excellence in Pathology, 2009
  • St. Louis Friends of UMKC School of Medicine Basic Science Award, 2009
  • UMKC School of Medicine Alumni Association Award for Excellence in Medical Education, 2009
  • Junior Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AOA), 2008
  • Ratilal S. Shah Medical Scholarship - awarded by UMKC-SOM to a student who shows strong clinical interest in Ophthalmology, 2007 and 2008
  • School of Medicine Alumni Association Scholarship, 2007
  • American College of Physicians Clinical Skills Award - awarded by Missouri ACP chapter to the top student in Clinical Skills at each Missouri allopathic medical school, 2005

ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETIES

  • The American Society of Retina Specialists, 2014-present
  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2012-2014
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2010-present
  • Texas Medical Association, 2010-2013
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2008-present
    Student President, Missouri Delta Chapter 2008-2009
  • American College of Physicians, 2006-2009

PUBLICATIONS

  • Rao RC, Cohen SR, Mian SI.  Silicone Oil Retention Sutures for Retinal Detachment Repair Following Traumatic Aniridia, Aphakia, and Ruptured Globe.  JAMA Ophthalmol 2015;133(9)e151433
  • Singer MA, Cohen SR, Groth SL, Porbandarwalla S.  Comparing bevacizumab and ranibizumab for initial reduction of central macular thickness in patients with retinal vein occlusions.  Clin Ophthalmol 2013;7:1377-83.
  • Singer MA, Groth SA, Sponsel WE, Herro A, Pollard J, Cohen SR, Cohen JH.  Association of OCT angle recess width with IOP response after intravitreal triamcinolone injection.  Retina 2013;33:282-6.

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Cohen SR, Gardner TW.  Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema.  In: Nguyen DQ, Rodrigues EB, Farah ME, Mieler WF, Do DV (eds):  Retinal Pharmacotherapeutics.  Dev Ophthalmol.  Basel, Karger 2015;55:137-146
  • Cohen SR, Johnson DA.  Systemic Therapy.  In:  Zwaan J, ed. Decision Making in Ophthalmology:  An Algorithmic Approach.  Philadelphia, PA:  Jaypee Publishers; 2014.
  • Cohen SR, Johnson DA.  Local Ocular Therapy.  In:  Zwaan J, ed.  Decision Making in Ophthalmology:  An Algorithmic Approach.  Philadelphia, PA:  Jaypee Publishers; 2014.

ABSTRACTS & RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

  • May 2015.  Cohen SR, Trese MGJ, Besirli CG.  Surgical Management of Uveal Effusion Syndrome:  A 10-Year Institutional Review.  Platform presentation at:  University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center Annual Research Day, Ann Arbor, MI
  • June 2014.  Cohen SR, Boynton GE, Besirli CG, Woodward MA, Newman-Casey PA.  Hand-held non-mydriatic digital fundus imaging for the detection of diabetic retinopathy.  Platform presentation at:  University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center Annual Research Day, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • May 2014.  Cohen SR, Boynton GE, Besirli CG, Woodward MA, Newman-Casey PA.  Hand-held non-mydriatic digital fundus imaging for the detection of diabetic retinopathy.  Poster presented at:  Annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology/International Society for Imagine in the Eye Imaging Conference.  Orlando, FL.
  • May 2014.  Shif, O, Pazandak A, Cohen SR, Jardeleza MS.  Ocular trauma in South Texas:  Establishing an open globe registry.  Poster presented at:  Annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.  Orlando, FL
  • April 2013. Cohen SR, Jardeleza MS.  Ocular trauma in South Texas:  Establishing an open globe registry.  Platform presentation at:  Annual Alamo City Ophthalmology Clinical Conference.  San Antonio, TX.
  • April 2013.  Cohen SR, Schallenberg BP, Scribbick FW, Johnson DA, Fry CL.  Paucibacillary tuberculosis presenting as multiple ocular adnexal masses in a U.S. teenager. Poster presented at:  3rd Texas Tuberculosis Research Symposium.  San Antonio, TX.
  • May 2012.  Singer, MA, Groth SA, Sponsel WE, Herro A, Pollard J. Cohen SR, Cohen JH.  Association of OCT angle recess width with IOP response after intravitreal triamcinolone injection.  Poster presented at:  Annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.  Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • May 2012.  Cohen SR, Abedi G, Wooten JP.  Understanding diabetic eye disease:  A survey of a South Texas diabetic patient population.  Poster presented at:  Annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.  Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • April 2012.  Cohen SR, Abedi G, Wooten JP.  Understanding diabetic eye disease:  A survey of a South Texas diabetic patient population.  Platform presentation at:  Annual Alamo City Ophthalmology Clinical Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • Hericks AJ, Cohen SR, Asaithambi G, Molteni A, Herndon BL.  Vascular endothelial growth factor and thrombomodulin involvement in the process of pleurodesis.  Abstract publisher for Top 5 Best Posters.  Chest 2007;132:662


 


 

A Vision to be the Best

Retina Associates, PA

9301 W 74th St Ste 210
Shawnee Mission, KS 66204

 

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