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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Epilepsy, 2020
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, 2019
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency, Pediatrics, 2015
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Internship, Pediatrics, 2013
    Children's National Medical Center
  • MD, 2012
    University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • BS, 2006
    Brown University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology-Child Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology-Epilepsy
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology-Neurology With Special Qualifications In Child Neurology

National Provider ID: 1730448150


Nathan T. Cohen, M.D., F.A.A.P., is an epileptologist and child neurologist at Children's National Hospital and Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at The George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Cohen earned an ScB in neuroscience from Brown University, where he was elected to Sigma Xi. He obtained his M.D. from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Cohen performed all of his postgraduate medical training at Children's National including internship and residency in general pediatrics, and fellowships in child neurology and epilepsy. He also spent a year as an attending pediatrician in the Children's National Emergency Department.. He is board-certified in General Pediatrics and Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology.

Dr. Cohen's clinical focus is on the management of refractory epilepsy. He is particularly interested in the surgical management of epilepsy and the nascent field of neurostimulation. His research interests include surgical epileptology, malformations of cortical development, the pharmacologic treatment of epilepsy, and the study and treatment of status epilepticus.