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Howard A. Cohen, MD


Howard A. Cohen, MD


Director, Temple Interventional Heart & Vascular

Director, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac
Catheterization Laboratories, Temple University

Professor, Medicine

Telephone:  215-707-2230

FAX: 215-707-7717

Email: howard.cohen@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology


Educational Background:

Undergraduate degree, Yale College, New Haven, CT, 1966


MD, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1970


Internship, New York University Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY, 1971


Residency, New York University Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY, 1974


Fellowship, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1976

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Clinical and Research Interests:

  • Radial artery access for diagnosis and intervention
  • Complex and high risk coronary artery disease intervention
  • Hybrid revascularization
  • Percutaneous left ventricular assist
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Structural heart disease intervention, including E valve percutaneous mitral valve repair
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Paravalvular leak closure

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board certification(s):

  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology

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professional AFFILIATIONS:

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention
  • Andreas Gruentzig Society

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

26314529. Cohen HA, O'Neill BP, TMVR: Continuing the Paradigm Shift in Valvular Heart Disease Therapy: Hype or Hope? J Am Coll Cardiol 66:9(1020-2)2015 Sep 1

24760472. Alkhouli M, Cohen HA, Bashir R, Radial artery avulsion--a rare complication of transradial catheterization. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 85:1(E32-4)2015 Jan 1

24355309. Young K, Earl T, Selzer F, Marroquin OC, Mulukutla SR, Cohen HA, Williams DO, Jacobs A, Kelsey SF, Abbott JD, Trends in major entry site complications from percutaneous coronary intervention (from the Dynamic Registry). Am J Cardiol 113:4(626-30)2014 Feb 15

22351708. Gashi E, Cohen HA, Narula T, Perk G, Kronzon I, The 'thrombus' that never was. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 13:7(628)2012 Jul

21890077. Green SM, Selzer F, Mulukutla SR, Tadajweski EJ, Green JA, Wilensky RL, Laskey WK, Cohen HA, Rao SV, Weisbord SD, Lee JS, Reis SE, Kip KE, Kelsey SF, Williams DO, Marroquin OC, Comparison of bare-metal and drug-eluting stents in patients with chronic kidney disease (from the NHLBI Dynamic Registry). Am J Cardiol 108:11(1658-64)2011 Dec 1

20031899. Venkitachalam L, Kip KE, Mulukutla SR, Selzer F, Laskey W, Slater J, Cohen HA, Wilensky RL, Williams DO, Marroquin OC, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Bunker CH, Kelsey SF, Temporal trends in patient-reported angina at 1 year after percutaneous coronary revascularization in the stent era: a report from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-sponsored 1997-2006 dynamic registry. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:6(607-15)2009 Nov

15566904. Mulukutla SR, Marroquin OC, Smith C, Varghese R, Anderson WD, Lee JS, Cohen HA, Counihan PJ, Lee AB, Gulati V, McNamara D, Effect of statin therapy prior to elective percutaneous coronary intervention on frequency of periprocedural myocardial injury. Am J Cardiol 94:11(1363-6)2004 Dec 1

15156003. Cohen HA, Marroquin O, To stress or not to stress? That is the question. J Invasive Cardiol 16:6(323-4)2004 Jun

12947372. Cohen HA, Williams DO, Holmes DR Jr, Selzer F, Kip KE, Johnston JM, Holubkov R, Kelsey SF, Detre KM, Impact of age on procedural and 1-year outcome in percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty: a report from the NHLBI Dynamic Registry. Am Heart J 146:3(513-9)2003 Sep

12422151. Holubkov R, Laskey WK, Haviland A, Slater JC, Bourassa MG, Vlachos HA, Cohen HA, Williams DO, Kelsey SF, Detre KM, Angina 1 year after percutaneous coronary intervention: a report from the NHLBI Dynamic Registry. Am Heart J 144:5(826-33)2002 Nov

12357514. Mulukutla SR, Cohen HA, Feasibility and efficacy of transradial access for coronary interventions in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 57:2(167-71)2002 Oct

12082191. Cohen HA, Diagnostic angiography and catheter design. J Invasive Cardiol 14:7(385)2002 Jul

11096618. Cohen HA, Zenati M, Alternative Approaches to Coronary Revascularization. Curr Interv Cardiol Rep 1:2(138-146)1999 Jul

10745509. Cohen HA, Zenati M, Integrated coronary revascularization. J Invasive Cardiol 11:3(184-90; discussion 190-1)1999 Mar

10513776. Katz WE, Zenati M, Mandarino WA, Cohen HA, Gorcsan J 3rd, Assessment of left internal mammary artery graft patency and flow reserve after minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass. Am J Cardiol 84:7(795-801)1999 Oct 1

10047645. Zenati M, Cohen HA, Griffith BP, Alternative approach to multivessel coronary disease with integrated coronary revascularization. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 117:3(439-44; discussion 444-6)1999 Mar

9872188. Reis SE, Holubkov R, Zell KA, Smith AJ, Cohen HA, Feldman MD, Blumenthal RS, Estrogen acutely abolishes abnormal cold-induced coronary constriction in men. Chest 114:6(1556-61)1998 Dec

9766586. Zenati M, Cohen HA, Holubkov R, Smith AJ, Boujoukos AJ, Caldwell J, Firestone L, Griffith BP, Preoperative risk models for minimally invasive coronary bypass: a preliminary study. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 116:4(584-9)1998 Oct

9736589. Cohen HA, Zenati M, Smith AJ, Lee JS, Chough S, Jafar Z, Counihan P, Izzo M, Burchenal JE, Feldman AM, Griffith B, Feasibility of combined percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease. Circulation 98:11(1048-50)1998 Sep 15

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