Joseph Cohen, D.O.​

Dr. Joseph Cohen received his Doctor of Osteopathy degree in 1979 and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Bridgeport Hospital in affiliation with Yale University School of Medicine in 1983. He was the first osteopathic physician to practice a specialty in Connecticut, where he served from 1983 to 1991 as medical director for The Women’s Center for Holistic Health and Family Health Network in Stratford.

Dr. Cohen moved to Boulder, Colorado, in 1991. He practiced obstetrics and gynecology with Boulder Women’s Clinic before he formed Full Circle Health Associates, a multi-disciplinary group combining conventional and integrative medicine with offices in Boulder and Longmont, Colorado. Dr. Cohen was medical director for the Center for Integrative Therapies and department chairman in OB/GYN and Pediatrics at Longmont United Hospital. Under his leadership, integrative approaches such as acupuncture, reiki and massage were brought into a hospital setting. Dr. Cohen had been affiliated with Boulder Community, Avista and Longmont United Hospitals. In 1993, Denver Westward magazine named him “Best Delivery Man” and noted that he had the lowest Caesarean section rate in Colorado. During his 30 years as an Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Dr. Cohen assisted in approximately 10,000 births.  

In 2001, Dr. Cohen left Colorado to work with Hispanic women at The Medical Center of Aurora in Colorado, Arapaho and Shoshoni women in Wyoming, and Maori women in Whanganui, New Zealand. When he returned to Boulder from New Zealand in 2009, Dr. Cohen began integrating medical cannabis into his holistic, functional medicine practice. He’s been Boulder’s leading medical cannabis physician since 2010 and is the first physician to combine functional and cannabis medicine. Dr. Cohen helps patients with a wide variety of chronic conditions use cannabis, diet/nutrition, and supplementation for healing as they root out their triggers for disease. 

Dr. Cohen maintains a full-time private practice in Boulder and is a member of The Institute for Functional Medicine, The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, and Cannabis Clinicians Colorado. He is currently writing "The Cannabis Friendly Guide to Wellness" which should be available in 2018.

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