Meet Dr. Cohen
Rachel Cohen, DO, is a board-certified pediatrician with the team at NOVA Pediatrics and Young Adult Medicine in Springfield and Woodbridge, Virginia. Dr. Cohen grew up in Southwest Florida. She completed her undergraduate and graduate work at Tulane University in New Orleans, obtaining a master’s degree in neuroscience. After meeting her husband at Tulane University, they moved to New York City, where she attended medical school at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Cohen completed a pediatric residency at Harlem Hospital Center in NYC, an affiliate of Columbia University Medical Center. Her time there was focused on delivering medical care to underserved populations. Upon completion of residency, her family moved to the DMV area, where her husband works as a surgery resident. She has spent the last three years as a general pediatrician in Washington, DC.
She is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Cohen’s focus of practice includes child development, ranging from the newborn period to adolescence. She is most interested in studying functional medicine to help identify and treat the root cause of disease processes.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Cohen enjoys time with her husband and three children. She enjoys cooking, gardening, Pilates, and hiking.