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(401) 944-3800
(401) 334-1060

Brian H. Cohen, MD Orthopaedic Trauma and Sports Medicine
Board-Eligible Orthopaedic Surgeon

Brian H. Cohen, MD


  • Licensed in Rhode Island

About Dr. Cohen

Dr. Brian Cohen obtained his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center graduating with the highest honors and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He then completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency and Trauma Fellowship at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI. In addition to his Trauma Fellowship, he completed an Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Iowa. During his time in Iowa, he was a team physician for the University of Iowa Football team and all Hawkeye athletics. Dr. Cohen specializes in open and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle for active/sport related injuries of all ages. He also has a special interest in young adult hip pain and hip arthroscopy. Outside of the medical field, Dr. Cohen enjoys staying active, playing sports, traveling, and spending time with his wife and toddler-aged son.


  • Undergraduate: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
  • Medical: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN


  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship: Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Leadership Positions

  • Chief Resident/Grand Rounds Chief for Orthopaedic Surgery, Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI (Former)
  • Member, Disaster Management Committee, Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital Orthopaedic Surgery (Former)
  • Team Physician University of Iowa Hawkeyes (Former)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • Health Volunteers Overseas

Hospital Affiliations