Barry M. Cohen, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FRCP(C)

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Board Certifications:
Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease
Interventional Cardiology

Office(s):
Springfield: 211 Mountain Avenue, Springfield, NJ, 07081

Education:
MD, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
BS, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Residency:
Residency and Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Sir Mortimer B Davis – Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiac Catheterization , The Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY
Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Specialization:
Interventional Cardiology
Pioneer in rotational atherectomy, “Rotablator” for treatment of complex coronary arterial blockages,
A Principal Investigator testing the latest drug coated stent designs at Morristown Memorial Hospital
Cardiac Catheterization
Closure of defects between the heart chambers for stroke patients and for congenital heart disease
Treats stroke patients with closure of PFO (Patent Foramen Ovale) and Atrial Septal Defects
Interests in catheter treatment of valvular diseases, gene and cell therapies

Sub-Specialization:
Interventional Cardiology: Cardiac Catherization and Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI) including pioneer in rotational atherectomy “Rotablator” for treatment of complex calcified coronary arterial blockages; balloon valvuloplasty for narrowed valves and tranradial catherization and PCI. Principal investigator (30+) and sub-investigator of numerous research trials including CPORT Study treating heart attack victims without
on-site cardiac surgery (Original Investigator-Overlook Medical Center).
Active Research Trials include: XIENCE V USA Registry New Drug-coated Everolimus
Stent-Principal Investigator (PI); PROTECT II Trial for high risk PCI using the Impella 2.5 assist system (PI); ACCESS Registry: Percutaneous Amplatzer Closure Device for Patients with PFO (Patent Foramen Ovale) and recurrent stroke (PI); EVEREST II: A study of the Evalve Cardiovascular Valve Repair System (CVRS) Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge Repair Study for patients with mitral regurgitation.

Hospital Affiliations:
Gagnon Heart Hospital, Morristown Medical Center: Medical Director of the Cardiac Catherization Laboratory
Gagnon Heart Hospital, Overlook Medical Center

Academic/Professional Affiliations::

Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Morristown Memorial Hospital,
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Past President, New Jersey Society of Interventional Cardiology.
Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention
Fellow of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada
Union County Medical Society of New Jersey
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Past President, New Jersey Society of Interventional Cardiology
Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
Fellow of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada
Union County Medical Society of New Jersey

Publications:
“Coronary Heart Disease: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment” 2nd edition. Addicus Books 2007. Numerous scientific papers and abstracts in interventional cardiology

Lectures:
Numerous cardiology related topics including interventional cardiology, acute coronary syndromes, prevention and community education.

In Practice Since:
1988

Languages Spoken:
French