Dr. Cohen Named ER Medical Director
Dr. Cohen Named ER Medical Director

Dr. Cohen Named ER Medical Director


James Cohen, MD, is the new medical director of the Emergency Department at Wyandot Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Cohen has worked as a full-time emergency medicine physician since 1985 and logged more than 100,000 hours of clinical experience. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

The Ohio native graduated from Emory University in Atlanta with both a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in chemistry. He earned his medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, served an internal medicine internship and residency at Cleveland Clinic Hospital, and completed a cardiology fellowship at Cleveland Clinic.

In addition to basic and advanced pediatric, cardiac and trauma life support, Dr. Cohen is certified in Conscious and Moderate Sedation and the National Institutes of Health Stroke Training. He served as an investigator with the Lorain County Drug Task Force and Westshore Enforcement Bureau, and received a special commendation from the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Cleveland.

Dr. Cohen resides in Westlake and is married with four children. He enjoys off-road bicycling, weight training, physical fitness, playing lead guitar in a rock band and collecting mechanical amusement antiques and scales. He received a full Kentucky Colonel Commission in 1981 by then-Governor John Y. Brown.

At WMH, Dr. Cohen directs the medical care in the Emergency Department and works on site several days each week.

Wyandot Memorial Hospital is a full-service community hospital in Upper Sandusky, Ohio. It opened in 1950 as the county’s only hospital, and continues the long-standing tradition of serving friends and neighbors with exceptional care and exceptional service … every patient, every time.