Kimmerle Cohen, MD

Kimmerle Cohen, MD

Oncological and Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery

PHONE: 561-802-9958

 | FAX: 561-804-4334

PHONE: 561-802-9958

FAX:561-804-4334

Practicing since : 2005
Specialty : General Surgery, Oncology Surgery
Tenet Hospital Affiliations : Good Samaritan Medical Center, St. Mary's Medical Center, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center
Language(s) : English

Education & Certifications

Board Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Surgery – General Surgery
Diplomate, American Board of Surgery – Trauma/Surgical Critical Care

Education

Medical School
American University of the Caribbean, Netherlands, Antilles

Internship
Atlanta Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center, Atlanta, GA

Residency
Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC – General Surgery

Fellowship
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC – Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Florida Hospital Tampa, Tampa, FL – Hepatopancreaticobiliary

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Oncological and Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgeon, Palm Beach Health Network Physician Groups, West Palm Beach, FL, 2013 – Present

Hepatopancreaticobiliary Fellow, Florida Hospital Tampa, Tampa, FL

Surgery Resident, Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Critical Care / Trauma Fellow, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Surgery Intern, Atlanta Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center, Atlanta, GA

Areas of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Laparoscopy / Robotic Surgery
  • Pancreas / Liver / Bile Duct
  • Breast
  • Complex GI Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Skin Cancer

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Member, American College of Surgeons

Member, American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association

Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine

Member, Women in Surgery, Planning Committee

Honors & Awards

Honors and Awards

  • Speaker and presenter for Abdominal Surgeons of America, Gallbladder Malignancy
  • Invited speaker AUC campus distinguished alumni:  “Bridging the Gap:  Basic Sciences to Clinical Practice” series.  “The Anatomy of Trauma” 2010
  • Top ABSITE Score 2009, 2010, and 2011, Surgery Residency Program, USC and Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia, SC
  • Presentation at Southeastern Surgical Conference 2013:  Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy and Splenectomy
  • Member and Public Relations Chair of the Alpha Omega Phi Medical Honor Society
  • Top 2% of Graduating Class of the American University of the Caribbean, 2005
  • Alumni Leader and Mentor, American University of the Caribbean
  • Member, AMSA International
  • Invited speaker in “Women in Medicine” symposium, Columbia, SC
  • Robert Bumpus Award for Excellence (Community Service and Humanity Award)

West Palm Beach Office

Address
1411 N Flagler Drive
Ste. 4900
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone

561-802-9958

Location Details

If you believe you may have a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.

Endoscopically-Assisted Tube Thoracostomy Placement in a Super-Morbidly Obese Patient with Pentrating Thoracoabdominal Trauma

By: Schaefer GP, Pender J, Toschlog EA, and Waibel BH, Cohen KC|Date: December 13, 2013|Source: Am Surg. January 2011; 77(1): 119-20

The Leadership Vacuum in Resuscitative Medicine

By: Schenarts PJ, Cohen KC|Date: December 13, 2013|Source: Crit Care Med. April 2010; 38(4): 1216-7

Secondary Overtriage Rates in Level I Trauma Centers Protective Resources: When is a Neurosurgical Consult Needed?

By: Cohen KC|Date: December 13, 2013|Source: 69th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST)

Dr. Kimmerle Cohen Explains ABCDE’S of Melanoma in Article on Skin Cancer

By: Heather Newgen | Date: August 17, 2022 | Source: Yahoo! Life, Eat This, Not That! (A health and wellness website)

Dr. Kimmerle Cohen TV News interview on Sarcoma cancer

By: Caroline Coles | Date: August 2, 2022 | Source: WPBF Channel 25 News

Listen To July is Sarcoma Awareness Month Radio Interview with Dr. Kimmerle Cohen, Surgical Oncologist

By: Ron Hersey | Date: July 22, 2022 | Source: 97.9 WRMF Radio, WEAT Sunny 107.9 FM Radio, South Florida's New Country WIRK 103.1 FM Radio, WFTL News Talk 850 AM Radio, X102.3 FM Today's R&B and Throwbacks, and WMEN Fox Sports South Florida 640 AM Radio

South Florida doctor discusses extra step besides sunscreen to protect your skin

By: Caroline Coles | Date: May 10, 2022 | Source: WPBF Channel 25 News

Dr. Kimmerle “K.C.” Cohen explains robotic surgery during radio interview

By: Scott Greenberg | Date: April 7, 2021 | Source: True Oldies Radio, 95.9 FM, 106.9 FM, WSVU Seaview AM 960

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