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Department Kidney Medicine
Primary Location Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Avoiding Dehydration, Proper Hydration
  • Blood Tests
  • Clinical Trials
  • Continuous Dialysis
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)
  • Evaluation of Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Recipients
  • Hemodiafiltration
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodynamic Evaluation
  • Immune Monitoring
  • Kidney Biopsy
  • Kidney Stones: Oxalate-Controlled Diet
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Renal Function Evaluation
  • Ultrafiltration
View all 16 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anemia
  • Diabetes
  • Electrolyte Abnormalities
  • Fabry's Disease
  • Glomerular Diseases
  • Hematuria
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Hyperkalemia
  • IgA Nephropathy
  • Interstitial Nephritis
  • Iron Metabolism
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Cysts, Simple
  • Kidney Disease in Solid Organ Transplantation
  • Kidney Infections
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
  • Lupus
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Periodic Paralysis
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Artery Disease
  • Renal Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Syncope
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Vasculitis
View all 36 Specialties +


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About Scott Cohen, MD

Dr. Scott D. Cohen MD, MPH, FASN is board certified in nephrology and internal medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. He completed internal medicine residency at Duke University Medical Center followed by nephrology fellowship training at George Washington University. Dr. Cohen did subspecialty training in glomerular diseases at Columbia University Medical Center-New York Presbyterian Hospital. He received a Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology from George Washington University. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology. He has a longstanding interest in medical education and serves as the Nephrology Fellowship Program Director at the Cleveland Clinic Florida. 

A native of South Florida, Dr. Cohen enjoys spending time with his family and friends in the area.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center
Glomerular Diseases Fellowship

Graduate School - George Washington University School of Public Health
Washington, DC USA

Fellowship - The George Washington University Medical Center
Nephrology Fellowship
Washington, DC USA

Residency - Duke University Medical Center
Internal Medicine Residency
Durham, NC USA

Internship - Duke University Medical Center
Internal Medicine Residency
Durham, NC USA

Medical Education - University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL USA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Nephrology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 3/22/2024, Dr. Cohen has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

299 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

61 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 6, 2024

Video visit was OK with Dr.Cohen. Everything as normal as regular visit.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2024

Dr. Cohen is the best doctor I have had the pleasure meeting. He listen to me and we do a plan together he is excellent and my health has improved since I have been treated by Doctor Cohen Nephrologist.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2024

Dr. Cohen was my provider in Washington DC. He also cared for my wife. He was very welcoming and left us feeling confident that we were in good hands.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2024

Dr. Cohen is an excellent doctor. He listened to my questions very attentively and answered them one by one without haste and cordially. Very attentive to his patients, I can imagine, as he was to me. Explain all the labs step by step. Thank you Dr. Cohen

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2024

Dr. Cohen answered the many questions I had regarding my blood tests. He took all the time I needed to understand what they meant.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

Dr. Cohen is an outstanding doctor who really cares for his patients. Very professional approach. Strongly recommend him.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

My video visit with Dr Cohen was productive and easy as well as convenient. Since I live in Okeechobee county it saved me a lot of time driving.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2024

System is overcrowded takes too long for people actually sick to see a dr.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2024

Arranging a television with Dr Cohen has always been seamless.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2024

Dr. Cohen is everything one would wish a doctor to be. He has a wonderful bedside manner, explains everything carefully, listens to all concerns and never appears rushed. He is an extremely competent doctor and his ongoing reaction to Issues followed by amended treatment, has made a huge improvement in my condition.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Excellent professional service. The medications Dr Cohen recommended helped get my blood pressure under control. He is a great doctor and I have every confidence in his abilities.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

I find the staff combined with the doctors knowledge and care is a perfect fit for my well being.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2024

Doctor spent plenty of time explaining everything thing that we needed to know. He was very knowledgeable about my condition even though it was his 1st meeting with me

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2024

Extremely pleased. Very caring and knowledgeable doctor. Would recommend him highly

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

Dr. Cohen was very professional and I will make an appointment to see him again soon for a follow-up.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

Very well I enjoyed my visit with my doctor Cohen.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2024

Dr.Cohen was excellent in going over my records and explaining everything I needed to do next

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2024

My doctor was very cordial and very warm and nice

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2024

Best doctor

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2024

I was very pleased with the facility, the staff, and the doctor

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2024

Dr Cohen is very detailed and we appreciate his attention and concern.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2024

Dr Cohen represents what care is all about, if other doctors can follow in his follow in his then all patients will have attention needed with specific treatment plan and change as needed.Not leave a patient for months without update , all other doctors do it ,,except Dr Cohen

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2024

Doctor Cohen was detailed and explained everything to me

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2024

Excellent doctor and medical assistant.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2024

Dr Cohen is a super profesional doctor, very knowledgeable, friendly and compassionate, he explain step by step your health situation. Absolutely fantastic

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Dr Cohan is outstanding in every respect. HIs assistant is also excellent in helping to get the Zoom connection up and running.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2024

It was excellent, only problem was that the lighting was poor so it was hard to see Dr Cohen's face.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2024

Dr cohen very nice happy he is my Dr

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2024

Dr. Cohen is amazing

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2024

Dr Cohen is the example of the perfect doctor Listens and respects his patients

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2024

Dr Cohen has an excellent bedside manner.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2023

I have a very good experincecwith Dr. Cohen. He is a very good Doctor he explains everything on the point.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2023

Dr Cohen was well prepared with familiarity to my records when I first met him. His credentials are impressive, and he has a wonderful "bedside manner". He was reassuring and I felt comfortable that he would guide me well through my situation regarding my kidneys.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2023

I had been terrified convening my new diagnosis of stage 3 CKD and Dr Cohen put me at ease, and explained why he felt I would be okay and not need dialysis.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Dr Cohan is great. Cleveland Clinic always on time and thorough

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr. Cohen was great. He helped m provide information to my primary care physician and other doctor that I see.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2023

Dr cohen was excellent.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

Dr Cohen seems to be a genuine person. Knowledgeable and answered my questions. I actually should have asked more questions

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023


Reviewed on Oct 16, 2023

Dr was quite prepared for our first time meeting. Felt quite comfortable from the onset

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

A very good experience with Dr. Scott . He listens and then explains very clearly everything and also adjusts the medicine doses accordingly. Thank you Dr. Scott.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

Dr Cohen was excellent

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2023

Very Good, respectful & caring Doctor towards the patient

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

Met with my kidney doctor Dr. Scott Cohen , what a great experience, he's so professional, so kind and caring to say the least ! He took all the time needed to explain in details and carefully listened to all my concerns! Im so happy to have him as my Doctor! Thank you so much Dr Cohen may the lord bless you always!

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

Dr Scott Cohen the very Best kidney Doctor in town ! Thank you for your kindness!

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2023

Dr. Cohen is a God sent. He is so calm, caring, gentle, attempted best he could to communicate in spanish to make my mother feel comfortable. He really cared and looked at my mother when he spoke despite my translating. So that she knew he cared about her and her thoughts or expressions. God bless him!

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2023

Dr. Cohen is very professional, personable, and knowledgeable. He is very thorough and detailed, and explains everything clearly.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

Outstanding. Dr Cohen was fantastic very professional.. Informed . Punctual and great follow up.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Dr Cohen called me on a Sunday to discuss concerns with test results and recommend I take immediate action instead of waiting until my appointment. This was comforting.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

A Dr. Who cares!

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

Excellent communication with Dr. Listened to my concerns and thoroughly addressed them.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

My doctor was new to me.I liked him.He was courteous,informative & friendly.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2023

Physician was extremely attentive and courteous.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Dr Cohen listened and cared what he was told and responded with much thought to the problem

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2023

Dr Scott Cohen was patient, kind and Respectful. He explained everything with clarity. Exceptional bedside manner

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2023

Dr Cohen was wonderful discussing my problem and I believe he will find out what is wrong.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Dr Cohen and his staff are awesome!

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Dr. Cohen is great. I can't complain.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2023

Dr. Cohen very Professional. Concerned about my issues.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

Dr Cohen could not have been nicer and more helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

This was my first visit with Dr. Cohen. Very pleasant

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