Chief of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Surgical Director of the Pediatric Heart Center
Dr. Gordon Cohen is chief of the Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, surgical director of the Pediatric Heart Center and medical director of pediatric strategic planning for UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.
Cohen received a medical degree from Tulane University, a doctorate degree from UCLA and an M.B.A. from the University of Tennessee College of Business Administration. He completed a general surgery internship and residency at UCLA Medical Center and attended at the University of Washington Medical Center where he completed a two-year cardiothoracic residency. Following residency training, he completed a pediatric cardiac surgery fellowship at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London.
After completing his fellowship, Cohen simultaneously held a position as a consultant surgeon at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and a senior lecturer position at the Institute of Child Health at University College London. From there he went on to hold an associate professor and then professor position at the University of Washington. Before joining UCSF, Cohen was surgical director of thoracic transplantation at Seattle Children's Hospital and associate division chief at the University of Washington Medical Center.
Tulane University School of Medicine 1989
University of Washington Medical Center, Cardiothoracic Surgery
UCLA Medical Center, Surgery
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery 1999
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