Articles Published by Stephen Cohen, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS
Recent Articles by Stephen Cohen, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS
Medical malpractice is defined by Merriam-Webster as careless, wrong, or illegal actions by a doctor who is performing a professional duty. Most medical-legal cases are settled for a variety of reasons, however, those cases that make it to a court of law rely on experts to teach, train, and educate the jury. The importance of choosing the right medical-legal expert can turn a sure victory for the plaintiff into a common sense verdict for the provider.
I was recently involved in a medical malpractice case that went against the physician. In this particular case, however, lack of communication and common sense led to a favorable plaintiff’s verdict.
About Stephen Cohen, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRSMedical Legal Expert in the Field of Medicine and Surgery
In his new position, Dr. Stephen Cohen is leading the way for improved surgical care for those who have served our great country. Dr. Cohen has joined the surgical team at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. Furthermore, Dr. Cohen will join the faculty as a full-time colon and rectal surgeon to help teach, train, and educate the young physicians who comprise the backbone of the VA organization.
Because of his current life-style change, Dr. Cohen is passionate about educating and teaching, in addition to, promoting nutrition as a mainstay for a healthy way of living. In fact, Dr. Cohen is a two-time Ironman triathlon finisher and is still very active.
Dr. Cohen has partnered with medical industry for the past 25 years to educate, teach, and promote innovative technology that adds value for patients, physicians, and the institution. Furthermore, as a leader in the field of colon and rectal surgery, Dr. Cohen prides himself on keeping abreast about evidence-based medicine, and is a consultant for many medical-legal and peer-review cases that require his particular skills for a fair and just assessment.
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