Bruce E. Cohen, MD, CEO
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Bruce E. Cohen, MD, CEO


Dr. Cohen has served in a leadership capacity throughout his tenure with OrthoCarolina, including serving as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Operations Committee as OrthoCarolina established itself as a nationally recognized model for patient success and value-based care. He has served as CEO of OrthoCarolina since 2016.

Dr. Cohen has served as Fellowship Director of the OrthoCarolina Foot and Ankle Fellowship and sub- specialty chief for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Atrium Health - Carolinas Medical Center, helping lead foot and ankle innovation and education. He currently is a Professor of Orthopedics at Atrium Health - Carolinas Medical Center.  He also has acted as a principal investigator in numerous active research projects through the OrthoCarolina Research Institute (OCRI). 

Dr. Cohen also is a respected member of national foot and ankle research circles. He is currently the Immediate Past President of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) and chairs the finance committee.  

    Clinic Locations
    Foot & Ankle Institute Logo
    Foot & Ankle Institute 250 N Caswell Rd
    Suite 200B
    Charlotte, NC 28207
    South Park | Charlotte Orthopedics
    South Park 5935 Carnegie Blvd.
    Suite 200
    Charlotte, NC 28209
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- Bachelor of Science
    • Medical College of Georgia -- Medical College of Georgia
    • Atrium Health - Carolinas Medical Center -- Internship
    • Atrium Health - Carolinas Medical Center -- Residency, Orthopedic Surgery
    • Medical College of Wisconsin -- Fellowship, Foot and Ankle Surgery
    • American Sports Medicine Institute -- Fellowship, Foot and Ankle Surgery
    • Specializes in Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
    • Clinical Interests: Foot and Ankle Trauma, Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine and Cartilage Restoration, Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

    • Member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
    • Member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
    • Board Certified (American Board of Orthopedic Surgery)
    My Team
    • Admin Asst/Surgery Scheduler – Sandra Butler, MAA
    • Clinical Asst – Karsen Pennington, MOA
    Greg Sanders, PA-C
    Kelly Stafford, PA-C

    I saw Dr. Cohen twice for a foot problem. He is so personable and listens well to your answers to his questions. I would definitely recommend him and OrthoCarolina.

    - Betty H.