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Brad S Cohen MD
  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Languages: English
Gender: Male
D9BE1A60-A3BB-471B-AE21-7C1CC86CB101 Accepting New Patients
Fax: (858) 485-5071



Dr. Brad Cohen is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in sports-related injuries and joint replacement surgery. In addition to his residency training in Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Cohen has completed an advanced Fellowship in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine, with an emphasis on minimally invasive procedures. (His fellowship emphasized arthroscopic cases involving predominantly knees and shoulders.) Dr. Cohen has advanced arthroplasty training as he served as a Chief Resident at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts performing the entire spectrum of joint replacement surgery.

Dr. Cohen has been practicing Orthopedic Surgery in San Diego since 1998. He serves as an active faculty member of the San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Fellowship. During his career, Dr. Cohen has been involved in the training of over 60 fellows and has extensive experience teaching postgraduate surgeons to perform complex procedures including ligament reconstructions of the knees, rotator cuff surgeries, as well as hip, knee, and shoulder replacements.

Dr. Cohen is proud to have received many awards over the past several years, including excellence in patient satisfaction at Palomar Health Poway Hospital and within Sharp Community Medical Group. He was recently a Nationally Rated Top Physician.

Dr. Cohen is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated with top academic honors and special recognition in Musculoskeletal studies from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.  Dr. Cohen completed his Orthopedic residency at New England Medical Center, Tufts University, in Boston. He moved to San Diego in 1997 for his fellowship at UCSD, following which he was invited to remain on as a clinical faculty member.

Dr. Cohen is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and is an active member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Dr. Cohen lives in La Jolla with his wife and four children.

General orthopedics
Sports medicine
Adult reconstructive surgery

Training and Education

Medical Degree

  • Case Western Reserve University


  • New England Medical Center


  • New England Medical Center


  • University of California, San Diego