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Posts by Michael S. Cohen, MD

  • Matthew G. Crowson, MD, MPA, MASc, Michael S. Cohen, MD, Christopher J. Hartnick, MD, and colleagues trained a neural network to diagnose pediatric middle ear effusion using a novel approach: the training set of images were tympanic membrane photos taken during myringotomy. When applied to a test set, the algorithm's diagnostic accuracy was 84%.

Biography

Dr. Michael Cohen is a fellowship-trained pediatric otolaryngologist who has a special interest in caring for children with hearing loss and other ear conditions. Dr. Cohen’s clinical interests are centered around children with ear problems such as tumors (cholesteatoma), infections and fluid, eardrum perforations, retractions, sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL), and pediatric cochlear implantation. He also cares for children with a wide range of ear, nose, and throat problems such as recurrent ear infections, obstructive sleep apnea, recurrent tonsillitis, neck masses, and sinus disease.

His clinical research is in the area of pediatric otolaryngology, including endoscopic ear surgery, cochlear implantation, pediatric otology, unilateral hearing loss, pediatric hearing loss, chronic ear disease, otitis media, obstructive sleep apnea, and eustachian tube dysfunction.

Dr. Cohen has been an invited speaker at national and international meetings and has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters in the field. He is also the Course Director of the two-day International Endoscopic Ear Surgery Course, which is held semi-annually at Massachusetts Eye and Ear.

Mass Eye and Ear/Mass General Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery

A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Mass Eye and Ear/Massachusetts General Hospital combines the expertise of highly specialized ear, nose, and throat physicians, audiologists, speech-language pathologists and auxiliary health care professionals to provide care for patients with problems affecting the ear, nose, throat, head and neck areas. The department, which is led by Chief and Chair Mark A. Varvares, MD, FACS, is one of the largest otolaryngology–head and neck surgery (OHNS) departments in the country, with more than 70 physicians staffed at 15 locations in the greater Boston area.