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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Robert A Cohen, MD

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The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Robert Cohen, MD


Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.

Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Care coordination and enrollment of clinical trials with medical and radiation oncology, High risk and survivorship, Nipple sparing mastectomy, Nutrition and alternative therapies, Young breast cancer

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About Robert Cohen, MD

Dr. Cohen came to the Inova Breast Care Center with more than 30 years of experience as a surgeon with a focus on treating breast cancer. He is board certified and fellowship trained in surgical oncology. He has been recognized by Washingtonian magazine as a top doctor for breast surgery, one of "America's Top Surgeons" by the Consumer Research Council, and one of "Washington's Top Surgeons" by Checkbook Magazine.


  • Top Docs, Washingtonian, 2020

Research and Publications

View list of publications from Dr. Cohen's research

Blog Posts

Breast Cancer Treatment Gets Personal: How Doctors Are Saving More Lives Than Ever Before. October 25, 2016.


Medical Education

Boston University School of Medicine 1981


Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
Training Specialty: General Surgery
12/1/1986 - 11/30/1988
University of California Irvine
Training Specialty: Surgery
6/1/1981 - 6/30/1984


University of California Irvine
Training Specialty: Surgical Oncology
7/1/1984 - 6/30/1985

Board Certification


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Inova Physician Referral Services

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