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Dr. Joseph Cohen

Pediatrics
Cedar Park, TX
23 years experience male

Locations

Cedar Park Pediatrics

Cedar Park, TX

Address

200 Buttercup Creek Blvd, Suite 100, Cedar Park, TX, US
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Alliance Health

Amerigroup

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Cigna

Health First Health Plan, Inc

UnitedHealthcare

Aetna

About

Bio

<code>http://https//plus.google.com/1 01154667043107555833</code> <code> http://cedar-park-pediatrics.com/ </code> Born and raised in the North East of the United States, Dr Joe came to Austin Texas out of the ashes of the World Trade Center. He has been with his practice since he started it in 2005. Dr Joe loves boating, technology, children, advocacy, education and making his visits fun for the kids.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Child Psychiatry

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

Preventive Medicine

Languages spoken

English, Hebrew

Doctor Q&A

67 Answers
21 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Mederma: Its over the counter made of onion extract and you can use it very regularly to help limit even old scars.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Cost: Most babies are born normally proceed home without problems. However it is it very expensive to maintain a unit and therefore more cost-effective to h... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
No: Breeze glands can very commonly good clogs especially when wearing a diaper, however if it's expanding you should be seen immediately.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Hillary Onan: In round rock who does specialize in micropthalmia. If not try scott and white in temple.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Many ways: You can have a blood test for allergies but the gold standard is a skin prick test for allergies in the office.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
If metronidazole: Don't drink! you will get flushed and feel ill. It has similar effect on the body that a drug named disulfuram has. Alcoholic takes it so that if they... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Call doctor: Post surgery complications can sause a fever at their onset, but any fever that is relentless should be checked by your regular doctor.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Its ok but...: Try adding a starch or grain to increase palatability. Sugar is also present in rice cereal and simple starches and may be used to help with accepting... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Folliculitis: Pubic hairs extremely course and if it trimmed below the level of the skin wondering back and become trapped in the poor and causing acneform like irr... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Por antibiotic: I think you have the wrong anabiotic for your infection and that it's worsening you should be rechecked by your doctor.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
4th gen antibiotic: Commonly used in eye drops. More powerful than former generational flourquinolones. Inhibits uncoiling of dna supercoiling by acting on dna gyrase.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Selenium or coal tar: No really! is always best to see a doctor before the training regimen but you may save some time by using one of the two shampoos that i recommend. Th... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Sounds viral: Viruses are more likely to affect many systems of the body at once however this sounds like a teenager should be seen for a possible infection from a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Vaccines for region: Many different regions have different problems, for instance south of the border solidell is a problem and we recommend the salmonella vaccination for... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Asthma in kids: And all too common problem however many children with asthma are receiving it because they have problems from the miami like allergies pollution. They... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Go back to MD: You may have had underlying ringworm that allowed the staff to grab hold and cause impetigo. And once the infections gone the underlying problem appea... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Most commonly: An anal fissure, however bloody stool should always be evaluated by your physician . Light colored stools can be from too much of one food like milk o... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Maybe: Sounds like she is swallowing mucus from her lungs which may cause vomiting. Blood, bile in the vomit may be concerning. But you need to look at the e... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Maybe: Although part of the wardenburg syndrome complex, just the white forelock maybe genetic and benign. Sensory neural deafness would make me suspicious f... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
No: You should never use expired medicine. And I am not sure you should be treating yourself. Why dont you give that burden to your doctor? He or she wil... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Perhaps: Using formula gives the pediatrician standard calorie count but do not stop direct breast-feeding either just keep quantities of both for a food diary... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Probably: Pretty much anything in moderation will be safe to take with the albenza (albendazole).
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
18-21: Some practices like mine will see them until the 21.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Many: They can range from a rash vomiting to an overwhelming shock and respiratory distress. Another words lowering of the blood pressure to a critical leve... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Abnormal hemoglobinc: This is a group of disorders where the proteins do not form properly, and may harm the red blood cells avbility to carry oxygen and move through small... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
CRITICAL PROBLEMS: Pediatric emergency medicine involves a custom pediatric emergency room with the appropriate equipment and personnel to deal with specifics dealing wi... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Not recommended: There has been no proof that cough medicines are helpful in children, and most combo otc meds are for 4-6 and older year old children., if you supres... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Specialist for NICU: Nicu pediatricians are critical care physicians the deal with the critical problems that newborns may face in their unit.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
No: It should probably be avoided once you found out you're pregnant, just to be safe. However oral forms of iso-tretenoin are very dangerous to your fetu... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Tummy time: Tummy time is the answer for most of these things especially if the flattening is symmetrical and on the back of the head. However see your doctor bef... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: There is too strong of an association with wheezing when child has reflux in infancy. He may need immediate medical attention.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Unknown: This really depends on the child's age is he a normal infant or does he have a condition that would constrain his movements like muscular problems wer... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Not really: Genetic predisposition allergies are transmitted however they don't always manifest.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Innate immunity: Your skin barrier, providing it is healthy, is an innate immunity that our body possesses to protect against foreign invaders. It is commonly referre... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Moisture: Before asking your doctor if you need to use an over-the-counter or prescription medication, try to moisturize.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Trauma: Any friction or suction applied to the skin will break blood vessels underneath the skin surface it should go away pretty promptly.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
MCHAT: Modified checklist of autism in toddlers is the best way to check for autism and is a medically approved test should be run in the second year of life... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Simplify: Most american children drink way too much milk and yes milk can result in a child who is very constipated. However formulas are filled with vitamins a... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Watch overnight : A five-year-old is really good at telling you that he is too sick to stay in bed and i would be a warning sign to see care immediately otherwise call ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: The rapid strep is really good at finding people who have strep, but not as good as finding people who don't have strep. Therefore it's positive we tr... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Depends: Many pediatricians don't see adolescence ask your doctor.
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Perhaps: Rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease refers to what we call a pancarditis. That means that the entire heart is playing in this condition. That'... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
No: Some antibiotics, namely tetracyclines can interfere with oral contraception. Bottom line- ask your doctor.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Ignore: During the first trimester pregnancy all of your babies organs are being formed completely.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Excercise and diet: Exercising regularly and a good diet all encourage healthy living and therefore more successful breast-feeding with better breastmilk quality.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: Light skin and trigger an immune reaction and a swollen lymph node in the region that they infest.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Use pictures: I always encourage my parents to use credible websites to compare rashes before they come into the office. Email acne is acne and can be very expensiv... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Chapping, infection: In the winter excessive lip licking or moisture causes chapping in cold dry air. The vermillion border between the lips and the face is commonly where... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Child urinary dr: Childhood urology deals with anything from structural problems and burgers to recurring you infections abnormal sonogram findings prenatally and also ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: Fetal movements are sign of health.
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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Jan 17, 2013
Dr. Joe is absolutely amazing! We have been seeing him since we moved to the area in 2007. He genuinely cares about my three children and continues to go above and beyond for them. I have never met a ...Read More
HealthTap member
Jan 10, 2013
Dr. Joe cares deeply about patient/parental participation in healthcare. This is continuously illustrated by his commitment to delivering best in class customer service and unimpeachable medical ad...Read More
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Jan 17, 2013
Dr. Joe is amazing! My son is 12 weeks old and has been going to him since he was born. He is very knowledgeable and makes being a new Mom less stressful with his answers and advice!
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This saved my life. Thank You! My boy has pneumonia in both lungs. Your advice saved his life.thank
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Thanks for your quick reply! Could she be constipated and is there anything i can give her
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thanks for your advice Dr. Joseph. :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

AUC
Graduated 1999MD

Awards

Top Pediatrician, Second Place, Austin, TX - Winter
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Texas Medical Association
Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics
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