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Leonard Cohen, MD

Leonard Cohen, MD

Leonard Cohen, MDLeonard Cohen, MD was born June 1955 in South Africa. He received his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand 1973-1978. Military service from 1979-1981. Neurology training and boards 1980-1985. Private practice as a neurologist in South Africa from 1985-1995. He emigrated to the United States in 1995 and repeated residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital from 1995-1998. Dr. Cohen is board certified in the USA from 1998 to the present. Private practice in Aventura from 1998 to present. Married for 38 years to Melanie. Three wonderful children.


Dementia, Headaches/Migraines, Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke

Board Certifications
Board certified by the ABPN (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology)

Medical Interests
General Neurology, Geriatric Neurology, Critical Neurology, Parkinson's Disease, Headaches, Dementia

Medical degree at the University of Witwatersrand 1973-1978
Military service 1979-1981
Neurology training and boards 1980-1985

University of Witwatersrand, Dept of Neurology 1980-1985
University of Miami, Dept of Neurology 1995-1998

American Academy of Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards & Accolades
Chief Department of Medicine 2005-2006
Medical Director of the Stroke Care Program Jan 2007- July 2010
Vice Chief of Staff 2009-2010
Associate Professor (Neurological Teaching) 2015 to present

Research & Clinical Trials
Headaches, Parkinson's Disease, Dementia

Accepts New Patients

List of insurance plans accepted

English, Afrikaans

21000 NE 28th Avenue, Suite 205
Aventura, Florida 33180
Phone: (305) 933-5993
Fax: (305) 933-9415

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
On-call 24/7 at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations
Aventura Hospital and Medical Center


Leonard Cohen, MD is a neurologist located in Aventura, Florida. You can contact his office at (305) 933-5993.

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