Lilian L. Cohen, M.D., M.P.H. is an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Pediatrician in the Department of Pediatrics at NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is board-certified in pediatrics.
Dr. Cohen completed her undergraduate studies at Columbia College in New York. Dr. Cohen then attended medical training at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where she earned her Medical Degree (M.D.) and a Master's in Public Health (M.P.H.). She completed residency in Pediatrics at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and continued further training in Medical Genetics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and The Children's Hospital at Montefiore .
Her clinical interests include dysmorphology, craniofacial disorders, reproductive medicine, and a wide range of pediatric issues related to growth and neurodevelopment. Dr. Cohen also specializes in care for children and adult patients with known or probable cardiogenetic syndromes (i.e. 22q11 deletion, Down, Marfan, Williams Syndrome) or conditions which involve the heart (congenital heart defects, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, family history of sudden death).
Her past research has included end-of-life care, medical ethics, translational medicine utilizing genetic and genomic approaches, and genetic testing in minors or young adults. In addition to clinical work, Dr. Cohen is actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents and fellows from pediatrics, obstetrics, pathology, as well as graduate students in genetic counseling.