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Matthew Cohen, MD

Matthew Cohen

Office and Contact Information

Digestive Disease Center of CT

  • Main: 203-574-3007
  • Fax: 203-573-1739

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Medical Office Building, Suite 308 - Satellite Office

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About Dr. Cohen

Dr. Matthew Cohen received his undergraduate degree from Brown University and his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Rochester and Strong Memorial Hospital in New York. Dr. Cohen’s clinical fellowship in digestive diseases at Yale University included training in advanced endoscopy and clinical epidemiology.

Prior to joining Saint Mary’s, Dr. Cohen served as an attending gastroenterologist at Yale-New Haven Hospital, the Hospital of Saint Raphael, Milford Hospital and Middlesex Hospital. He was medical director of the Medical Research Center of Connecticut and managing partner of the Gastroenterology Center of Connecticut in Hamden and served as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Cohen is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society of Gastroenterological Endoscopy, and a Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Cohen specializes in the care of hospitalized patients and those needing advanced procedures, including endoscopic ultrasound with fine needle aspiration (EUS/FNA) and therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).

Education

Undergraduate: Brown University

Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School

Residency: Internal Medicine, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (New York)

Fellowship: Digestive Diseases, Yale School of Medicine

Clinical Areas of Interest

  • Gastrointestinal hemorrhage
  • Pancreatitis
  • Obstructive jaundice
  • Gastrointestinal malignancies
  • Endoscopic stenting
  • Therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic ultrasound with fine needle aspiration (EUS/FNA)
  • Hospital Gastroenterology/Hepatology
  • Advanced Endoscopy
    • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
    • Endoscopic ultrasound with fine needle aspiration (EUS/FNA)
  • Endoscopic ultrasound-guided biopsy
    • Endoscopic ultrasound-guided pancreatic pseudocyst drainage
  • Endoscopic ultrasound-guided celiac axis nerve block
  • Endoscopic enteral stenting
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding tube placement
  • Fluoroscopically guided nasojejunal feeding tube placement

Meet Dr. Cohen

Dr. Matthew Cohen is a hospital gastroenterologist and advanced endoscopist practicing at Saint Mary's Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut. Hear him talk about practicing medicine in New Zealand, how he decided to become a doctor, and more. Learn about the unique conditions treated by Dr. Matthew Cohen, hospital gastroenterologist and advanced endoscopist. He also explains how endoscopic ultrasound works for gastrointestinal cancer treatment, and how nerve blocking works for patients with chronic intestinal inflammation and other pain issues.