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Bruce E. Cohen, MD
4.8 of 5 Stars
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Fellowship Trained:
  • Foot & Ankle


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 served as CEO of OrthoCarolina from 2016-2023.

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 the Past President of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS).

    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 – Ariel Cuevas, EMT
    • Physician Assistant- Kelly Stafford 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.