Michael B. Cohen, MD

Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Michael Cohen
800 Harrison Avenue BCD Building


Michael Cohen, MD is an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and a consultant for GI Reviewers. As a resident, he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha and received the Jeffrey H. Spiegel Award for Accomplishment in Plastic Surgery, a testament of his skills as a student and surgeon. He has received several departmental commendations, including the Chiefs’ Camaraderie Award and the Charles Vaughan Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award. His clinical practice is focused on adult and pediatric sleep apnea, and his research interests are focused on sleep apnea and snoring, as well as social determinant of health. He is also interested in resident and medical student education.

He received his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Cornell University and graduated from medical school at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Boston Medical Center in 2014, joining the faculty upon graduating. He practices as a General Otolaryngologist, dividing his time between Boston Medical Center and the VA Medical Center in Boston.


  • University of Pennsylvania, MD
  • Cornell University, BA


  • Published on 12/6/2023

    Garvey EA, Jamil TL, Levi JR, Cohen MB. Demographic disparities in children with retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal abscesses. Am J Otolaryngol. 2024; 45(2):104140. PMID: 38070379.

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  • Published on 6/11/2022

    Choi Y, Bloom J, Levi J, Cohen MB. Geographic Diversity Among Otolaryngology Residency Programs. J Surg Educ. 2022 Nov-Dec; 79(6):1546-1552. PMID: 35701301.

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  • Published on 6/3/2022

    Ward LM, LaRosa AH, Prakash Y, Cohen MB, Levi JR. Internet and social media research by parents of pediatric otolaryngologic patients. Am J Otolaryngol. 2022 Sep-Oct; 43(5):103518. PMID: 35696816.

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  • Published on 5/1/2022

    Ward LM, LaRosa AH, Prakash Y, Cohen MB, Levi JR. Opioid use in pediatric otolaryngologic surgery: A survey of caregivers' attitudes. J Opioid Manag. 2022 May-Jun; 18(3):237-242. PMID: 35666480.

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  • Published on 10/27/2021

    Uppalapati AV, Hubbell RD, Cheung AY, Kakarlapudi S, Cohen MB, Levi JR. Severe Versus Very Severe Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea Outcomes After Adenotonsillectomy. Laryngoscope. 2022 09; 132(9):1855-1860. PMID: 34704621.

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  • Published on 9/14/2021

    Cheung A, Chen T, Rivero R, Hartman-Joshi K, Cohen MB, Levi JR. Assessing Loss to Follow-up After Newborn Hearing Screening in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Sociodemographic Factors That Affect Completion of Initial Audiological Evaluation. Ear Hear. 2021 09 14; 43(2):577-581. PMID: 34524152.

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  • Published on 8/8/2021

    Ward LM, Sykora CA, Prakash Y, Cohen MB, Levi JR. Parental Views on the Role of Social Media in Pediatric Otolaryngology. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2022 Jun; 131(6):640-646. PMID: 34369201.

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  • Published on 7/1/2021

    Bachrach K, Danis DO, Cohen MB, Levi JR. The Relationship Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Pediatric Obesity: A Nationwide Analysis. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2022 May; 131(5):520-526. PMID: 34192945.

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  • Published on 2/25/2021

    Jaleel Z, Schaeffer T, Trinh C, Cohen MB, Levi JR. Prematurity: A Prognostic Factor for Increased Severity of Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Laryngoscope. 2021 08; 131(8):1909-1914. PMID: 33629766.

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  • Published on 2/5/2021

    Abraham EJ, Bains A, Rubin BR, Cohen MB, Levi JR. Predictors of a Normal Sleep Study in Healthy Children with Sleep Disordered Breathing Symptoms. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2021 Sep; 130(9):1029-1035. PMID: 33544624.

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