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Meet the Medical Director

About Dr. Joel CoHen

  • Medical Director: DoctorCare - Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Board-Certified in Internal Medicine 1992, 2003
  • Over 20 years of clinical experience practicing emergency, urgent care and internal medicine
  • Trained in New York City
  • Medical Staff Privileges: Banner Baywood Hospital

Publications, Editing & Consulting

  • Author:
    ER: Enter At Your Own Risk, How to Avoid Dangers Inside Emergency Rooms
    Full-length book published by New Horizon Press, September 2001. Well-reviewed in Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Booklist, Midwest Book Review, and others
  • Booklet Co-Author:
    • Diabetes Control - Cause and Treatment
    • Sleeping Disorders, Suicide and Depression in the Elderly
      "Published by Allied Educational Foundation"
  • Patient education articles and Essays published:
    • Gallstones: Just A Stone’s Pass Away From Surgery?
    • Brain Fog: Has Lyme Disease Affected Your Child?
    • Is Hepatitis C a Worse Disease in African Americans?
    • Taking Medication: Special Concerns in Older Adults
    • Don't Pitch Your Expired Drugs, Experts Now Say
    • Hepatitis C: War Wound That Never Heals
    • Appendicitis in Children
    • Ultimate Health Guide for Children
    • Asthma in Children
    • Hepatitis C in Older Adults
    • Migraine: No Simple Diagnosis
    • Goodbye Mr. Z., I Grade You Tops
    • When Death Becomes Personal
  • Article medical consulting or editing:
    • Child Magazine
    • San Francisco Chronicle
    • Times Acadiana
    • Prevention magazine
    • Bottom Line Personal, Health
    • Ladies Home Journal
    • WebMD Magazine
    • Wall Street Journal
    • American School Health Association Magazine (Health in Action)
    • Queens Courier


  • Adjunct Professor, Grand Canyon University College of Nursing Phoenix, AZ
  • Member, Boehringer Ingelheim Visiting Professor Program
  • Former Clinical Instructor of Medicine, New York University
    School of Medicine New York, NY
  • Former Clinical Assistant Professor, New York University
    School of Nursing New York, NY

Society Memberships

  • American Geriatric Society
  • American Academy of Home Care Physicians


Tennis, racquetball, writing, collecting medical antiques and books,
attending live music concerts,
Spending time with wife & three children