Michael Cohn, MD, is a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County, with locations in Atlantis, Boynton Beach, and Wellington, Florida.
Specializing in hand and arm disorders (upper extremity), Dr. Cohn treats common hand conditions, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, DeQuervain’s tenosynovitis, arthritis, and fractures (broken bones). In addition, he has extensive surgical experience in endoscopic carpal tunnel release, cubital tunnel release, fracture repair surgery of the hand to the shoulder, and arthroscopic surgery.
Dr. Cohn was born and raised in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. After graduating from Pine Crest School in Ft. Lauderdale, he attended Vanderbilt University in Tennessee, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. He returned to Florida to attend medical school at the University of Miami, where he was inducted into the exclusive Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.
Following medical school, Dr. Cohn completed a 5-year orthopedic surgery residency at New York University’s Hospital for Joint Diseases in Manhattan. Following his orthopedic surgery residency, he completed an additional year of specialized fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery.
Dr. Cohn continues to keep up on the latest advancements in orthopedic medicine and has published several articles in the field, including research on radiocapitellar joint contact pressures, upper extremity golf injuries, and trigger finger.