Avi Cohen

Avi Cohen, MD

Specialties: Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
  • Ross University, 2012
Residencies & Internships
  • Kern Medical Center, Internal Medicine, CA, 2015
  • Henry Ford Hospital, Interventional Pulmonology, MI, 2019
  • Loma Linda University Medical Ctr., Pulmonary &Critical Care Medicine, CA, 2018

About Me

Biographical Statement

Dr. Cohen is an interventional pulmonologist who specializes in diagnosing and treating complex airway and pleural diseases. He has extensive training and experience in performing advanced bronchoscopic and pleural procedures, such as endobronchial ultrasound, navigational bronchoscopy, rigid bronchoscopy, airway stenting, and medical thoracoscopy.

Dr. Cohen grew up in Los Angeles, California and moved to Michigan to join Henry Ford Health, one of the most prestigious interventional pulmonology programs in the world. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine in 2012 and went on to complete his internal medicine residency at the UCLA affiliated Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, California. He then completed his pulmonary and critical care fellowship at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California, where he gained expertise in managing patients with various pulmonary and critical care conditions. He further pursued his passion for interventional pulmonology by completing an additional fellowship at Henry Ford Health in Detroit, Michigan, one of the busiest airway centers in the nation.

Dr. Cohen is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine. He has published several peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on topics related to interventional pulmonology. He is also involved in teaching and mentoring fellows, residents, and medical students.

Dr. Cohen is committed to providing high-quality, personalized, and compassionate care to his patients. He strives to improve their outcomes and quality of life by offering them the most advanced and innovative treatments available.


  • Interventional Pulmonology, Director
  • Advanced Therapeutic Bronchoscopy, Director

Care Philosophy

I believe that my role is not only to treat your medical condition, but also to support you and your family throughout your journey. I know how challenging and stressful it can be to face a health issue, and I want to be there for you every step of the way.

I value honesty, transparency, and integrity in my practice. I will always keep you well informed of your diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment options. I will explain everything in plain language that you can understand and answer any questions you may have. I will respect your choices and preferences and work with you to create a personalized care plan that suits your needs and goals.

I also care deeply about your well-being and quality of life. I will listen to your concerns and emotions and provide you with empathy and compassion. I will connect you with other resources and support services that can help you cope and thrive. I will celebrate your successes and comfort you in your struggles.

My care philosophy is simple: I am here for you. You are not alone in this journey. You can count on me to provide you with the best care possible and to treat you as a person, not a patient.

Research Interests

Dr. Cohen's research interests focus on advancing the field of interventional pulmonology and improving the outcomes and quality of life of patients with lung cancers, COPD, and other airway diseases.

Dr. Cohen is also involved in several clinical trials and translational studies to develop and test new treatments for lung cancers that cause airway obstruction or significant symptoms. He is interested in exploring the role of immunotherapy, targeted therapy, and radiotherapy in combination with interventional pulmonology procedures, such as airway stenting, ablation, and brachytherapy. He is also at the forefront of research related to technology that enhances the diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases, such as artificial intelligence, robotic bronchoscopy, and virtual reality.


Videos and Articles

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Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
  • Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital

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