Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Sidney Cohen, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Co-Director, Gastrointestinal Motility Program

Gastroenterology - Esophageal Disease
Gastroenterology - GI Cancer (Colon, Rectal, Liver, Bile Duct, Esophagus)
Gastroenterology - Motility and Swallowing Disorders

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Office Locations

132 South 10th Street
Suite 480
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-8900
Fax: (215) 503-2527
Fax: (215) 955-5513

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • SUNY at Downstate College of Medicine, Medical School


  • Boston City Hospital Boston


  • Boston City Hospital Boston


  • New England Medical Center

Recent Publications

Review article: pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of gastrointestinal involvement in systemic sclerosis

Role of muscarinic-3 receptor antibody in systemic sclerosis: Correlation with disease duration and effects of IVIG

Association between common variable immunodeficiency and collagenous infiltrative disorders of the gastrointestinal tract: A series of four patients

Survey of findings in patients having persistent heartburn on proton pump inhibitor therapy

Survey of anal sphincter dysfunction using anal manometry in patients with fecal incontinence: a possible guide to therapy

Sleep disorders and the prevalence of asymptomatic nocturnal acid and non-acid reflux

Boerhaave's syndrome as an initial presentation of eosinophilic esophagitis: A case series

Association of achalasia and eosinophilic esophagitis

Lymphocytic esophagitis mimicking eosinophilic esophagitis

Effects of scleroderma antibodies and pooled human immunoglobulin on anal sphincter and colonic smooth muscle function

Assessment of immunohistochemistry for p16ink4 and high-risk HPV DNA by in situ hybridization in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma


Immunoglobulins from scleroderma patients inhibit the muscarinic receptor activation in internal anal sphincter smooth muscle cells

Effect of Zolpidem on the Sleep Arousal Response to Nocturnal Esophageal Acid Exposure

Presentation and prognosis of esophageal adenocarcinoma in patients below age 50

Clinical utility of selective esophageal manometry in a tertiary care setting

An Audit of Endoscopic Complications in Adult Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Eosinophilic Esophagitis Presenting as Spontaneous Esophageal Rupture (Boerhaave's Syndrome)

A survey of oesophageal cancer: Pathology, stage and clinical presentation

The effect of gastro-oesophageal reflux and omeprazole on key sleep parameters