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Prof. Jacob Cohen, MD

Prof. Jacob Cohen is the Director of the Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at the Rambam Health Care Campus, Chief of the Division of Laryngology, Assistant Professor of otolaryngology – head and neck surgery, and a recognized expert in endoscopic cancer surgery. He treats patients with vocal fold benign and malignant lesions, vocal fold paralysis and airway problems and is nationally known for his research on vocal folds dysfunction, in-office endoscopic procedures as well as for his basic research on cancer therapy. Prof. Cohen graduated in 1993 from the Faculty of Medicine at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. He trained in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, before continuing as a fellow in voice and swallowing disorders at the Center for Voice Disorders, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, in the US. Upon his return, in 2003, he joined the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center as the director of the Voice and Swallowing Disorder Clinic, where he remained until taking up his positions at the Rambam Health Care Campus. Prof. Cohen has authored over 75 peer-reviewed publications. He is a sought-after speaker at medical conferences around the world and belongs to numerous professional organizations, including the American Broncho-Esophagological Association, the Dysphagia Research Society and the Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Society. Prof. Cohen has been included in Forbes Magazine's Best Doctors list every year since 2013.