Biography & Education

Biography

Stanley Cohan, M.D., Ph.D., joined the medical staff of Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in 2000 and opened what is now called Providence Multiple Sclerosis Center the following year. The center now cares for more than 700 patients from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alaska, Wyoming, California and Montana.

Dr. Cohan was a principal investigator in the Natalizumab trial and is the initiating, main investigator for BEST (Beta-interferon Early Steroid Trial). He is the founder of The Pacific Northwest Multiple Sclerosis Registry Project, which recently won a research grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Dr. Cohan earned medical and doctorate degrees at State University of New York Downstate Medical Center and completed a residency in neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, and Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. He later joined the Georgetown staff and was an investigator in the original, pivotal trial of beta interferon

Areas of expertise

Neurology; multiple sclerosis

Education
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center
Languages
  • English

Care Locations

9135 SW Barnes Road
Suite 461
Portland, OR 97225
Fax 971-282-0086

Specialties

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments
About Our Survey

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.9 out of 5 (132 Ratings, 40 Comments)

 

12/29/2016
He always respects my feelings even if he feels differently.
100

12/28/2016
Have always felt very comfortable with my doctor from the very first time I met with him. He provides me with all the answers to any of my questions.
100

12/19/2016
I feel extremely lucky to have Dr. C as my provider. I have recommended friends to him and they have been very pleased
100

12/13/2016
Dr Cohan and staff are ALL very helpful every time I call and visit!
100

12/05/2016
Dr. Cohan is always knowledgelable, caring and supportive
100

11/29/2016
Very satisfied with Dr. Cohan & then some.
100

11/13/2016
Dr Cohan takes all the time necessary. I never feel rushed or that I am infringing on his time. I love that doctor!
90

11/10/2016
Listened to my concerns & addressed ALL of them.
100

11/01/2016
Always give you plenty of time & his complete attention.
100

10/24/2016
He's always attentive and seems "on-top-of-things." Very responsive to individual needs.
100

10/24/2016
Dr. Cohan is an extraordinary doctor and I feel blessed that he is my neurologist [...]
100

09/07/2016
Dr. Cohan is extremely knowledgeable. His is truly an expert and reviews everything with me very carefully. He has taken the time to understand how I perceive information and both verbally provides it as well as showing me screen shots of my MRI's. I have recommended both Dr. Cohan and his colleagues to others.
100

09/06/2016
I'm so lucky to be his patient. Have referred others to him
100

09/05/2016
Dr. Cohan is genuinely caring, sensitive to my issues, patient and focused on my particular issues and needs. No doubt he is the best in the field of MS. His knowledge and dedication to his work and patient is unmatched.
100

09/05/2016
Dr. Cohan had to deliver some tough news about a new diagnosis to me. He did it with grace and empathy-- I was really appreciative of him taking the time to know me as a person to ensure that the treatment course would work for me. Excellent clinician and incredibly knowledgeable.
100

09/04/2016
He is very considerate to the wellbeing of his patients.
100

08/29/2016
always a pleasure to see Dr. Cohan and [...]. I couldn't ask for better care.
100

07/31/2016
best doctor ever. i feel very well cared for.
100

07/26/2016
Dr. Cohan is excellent and we feel very fortunate to be in his care.
100

07/06/2016
Always have an excellent medical experience with Dr. Cohan.
100

07/05/2016
Dr. Cohen is an amazing doctor, with my health needs always met exceptionally well.
100

06/22/2016
Always very good
100

06/20/2016
Dr. Cohan always takes his time with me and listens to all my concerns. [...] his medical assistant is always friendly and courteous.
90

06/15/2016
great appointment
100

06/14/2016
My experiences have always been good with my provider. I feel very blessed to be his patient.
100

06/02/2016
Dr. Cohan is THE BEST provider, I have ever had!
100

05/31/2016
Dr Cohan and staff are AMAZING!
100

05/08/2016
Dr. Cohan & his group have always been pleasant, helpful & concerned.
100

05/04/2016
kind caring highly informative
100

05/04/2016
I think he is excellent and I'm thankful that I have someone so knowledgeable in this field.
100

04/24/2016
Best specialist I've ever seen! Outstanding care.
100

04/06/2016
Great provider Dr. Stanley Cohan is top notch.
100

04/05/2016
excellent Dr.
100

03/29/2016
[...] I feel blessed to have Dr. Cohan in my life. He is an amazingly caring and knowledgeable doctor.
100

03/13/2016
The doctor and his entire staff were courteous, friendly, and very helpful
100

03/07/2016
Good.
100

03/06/2016
The care was overall very good. The only bad experiences I had were for prevous wait times prior to appointments.
100

03/04/2016
I have been seeing Dr. Cohan for 10 years now and have always been happy with my appointments. He takes his time to make sure I have all my questions answered and that I'm understanding what his answers are.
100

03/03/2016
I love ALL the people who work for Providence. They really care about patients and give exceptioal care to everyone, Thank You!
100

02/15/2016
I have seen Dr Cohan for my MS for the past 16 years and he has always had answers, even if they were not what I wanted to hear, he had the right suggestion and answer to my medical situation!