D. Walter Cohen, DDS


  Philadelphia Periodontist - D. Walter Cohen, D.D.S

 Dr. D. Walter Cohen is a world renowned expert in the field of Periodontics.  He has served as the Dean of the University of Pennsylvania,  School of Dental Medicine and Chancellor at MCP Hahnemann University of Health Sciences in Philadelphia, PA.  He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology (AAP).       

    Dr. Cohen has authored and contributed to 22 textbooks and more than 125 articles and he has received numerous awards from all over the world.  Honorary degrees from Boston University, the Hebrew University in Strasbourg, the University of Detroit and Carol Davilla University in Romania and the Gold Medal from the AAP are just a few.  He was only the third American to earn honorary membership in the British Society of Periodontology.  The French government bestowed its Legion of Merit Award to Dr. Cohen in recognition of his significant contributions to dental education in France.  In 1997, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem dedicated the D. Walter Cohen, D.D.S. Middle East Center for Dental Education in Israel.  Dr. Cohen is one of only 23 dentists in the United States who have been elected to the prestigious Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. 

    Dr. Cohen currently serves as Chancellor Emeritus at Drexel University College of medicine.    He practices periodontics here in Philadelphia in the same practice his father began almost 70 years ago.