Excellus BCBS Names Cohen Senior Vice President and Corporate Medical Director

Rochester Chamber Partner member Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has named Stephen H. Cohen, MD, CPE, as the company's senior vice president and corporate medical director.

A primary care physician and lifelong resident of Rochester, NY, Dr. Cohen is board-certified  by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the Certifying Commission in Medical Management. He is also a member of the Monroe County Medical Society and the American Association for Physician Leadership (ACPE).  

Dr. Cohen has served as a medical director at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, as well as the president of Lifetime Care Home Health Care and Hospice and Lifetime Health Medical Group. He served as corporate vice president for medical affairs at MVP Health Care from 2006 to 2012. Dr. Cohen has also served as the lab and medical director for Ignitehealth Wellness Management Services and medical director for Relph Benefit Advisors.  

After graduating from Albany Medical College, Dr. Cohen completed his residency in primary care internal medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center, and held a leadership role at the University of Rochester Center for Primary Care.