About Mitchell Cohen, MD
Dr. Mitchell Cohen is the current Co-Director of the Pediatric Heart Program and Medical Director of Pediatric Cardiology at Inova Children's Hospital. Dr. Cohen is a pediatric electrophysiologist. He joined Inova Children's Hospital from Phoenix Children's Hospital, where he served as co-Director of Phoenix Children’s Heart Center.
Dr. Cohen's clinical and research interests address long-term outcomes of children with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices, genotype specific therapies for patients with channelopathies, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, and late arrhythmic outcomes in adults with congenital heart disease. Dr. Cohen's advocacy interests extend to sudden cardiac death prevention and awareness for all high-school students.
Dr. Cohen has lectured at over 250 national and international scientific meetings and more than 80 published papers and book chapters. He has been a visiting professor at Primary Children's Hospital and Duke Children's Hospital. Dr. Cohen has served on the Scientific Clinical Documents Committee for the Heart Rhythm Society and been the lead or co-author on more than five nationally published guidelines by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
- President of the Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society (PACES)
- Scientific advisor to the Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes Foundation (SADS)
- Pediatric Program Chair for the 2018 and 2019 Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) scientific sessions
- Scientific Program Chair for the 2017 and 2021 World Congress in Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery