Dr. Alen Cohen

ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
West Hills, CA
14 years experience male

Locations

Southern California Sinus Institute

West Hills, CA

Address

7345 Medical Center Drive, Suite 510, West Hills, CA
Directions

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Insurances accepted

Health Net

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Cigna

UnitedHealthcare

Blue Cross of California

Blue Shield of California

MultiPlan, Inc

Pacificare Life & Health Insurance Company

Medicare

About

Bio

Alen N. Cohen, M.D., F.A.C.S., a board-certified Head & Neck Surgeon, is Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and is founder and director of the Southern California Sinus Institute. He is among a select group of surgeons in the country who focus on the medical and surgical management of nasal and sinus disorders and has special expertise in minimally invasive surgical options to treat patients with these problems. Dr. Cohen’s passion for minimally invasive surgery has not only deemed him an expert in Minimally Invasive Image Guided Sinus Surgery (MIGSS)™ and Balloon Sinuplasty™ but also has named him Director of the Minimally Invasive Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery Program at West Hills Medical Center, the only program of its kind in the San Fernando Valley and Thousand Oaks regions.

Specialties
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ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Facial Plastic Surgery

Internal Medicine - Allergy

Doctor Q&A

142 Answers
64 Agrees
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alen Cohen
14 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cyst: Like a thyroglossal duct cyst! However could be other growths like cystic papillary thyroid cancer or sebaceous cyst or other things. Need an ultras ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alen Cohen
14 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
ENTs: Ear, nose and throat surgeons do most often. If you're planning to see one though make sure very experienced in nose and sinus surgery like balloon si ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alen Cohen
14 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mildly : There is mild discomfort during and after balloon sinuplasty no more than a tooth cleaning or cavity filling at a dentist office. Usually mile sorenes ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Aug 9, 2014
Great answers. Thank you!
Dr. Mo Li
Aug 30, 2017
jjjljo
HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
I can't begin to say enough about Dr. Cohen and his expertise in the management of my chronic nose and sinus problems. I went to him after a friend of mine who is a pediatrician went to him for her o...Read More
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Thank you! My endo is 2 hrs away so hard to get answers. I was hoping maybe I wouldn't need surgery. But, I'd rather be mentally prepared.
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Thanks so much. Am using avil tablets when ever I suffer dust allergy (nose irritation, running nose, frequent szeeze). Please advice.
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Thank you, I'm still worried. Could calcification of the thyroid be due to hormonal changes. My wife is 40 years old

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
Graduated 2001MD

Medical/Graduate school

UCLA School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 2007MD

Residency

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Awards

America's Top Physicians, Consumers Research Council of America
Patients' Choice Award, Vitals
America's Top Physicians, 2009-2013, Consumer Research Council of America

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Board of Otolaryngology
American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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