Clay T. Cohen, MD
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
- Hemostasis and Thrombosis
Co-Director, Young Women's Bleeding Disorders Clinic
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine
|Baylor College of Medicine||fellowship||Pediatric Hematology/Oncology||2018|
|Baylor College of Medicine||postgraduate training||Clinical Scientist Training Program, Fundamentals of Clinical Investigation||2016|
|University of Alabama School of Medicine - Birmingham||residency||Pediatrics||2015|
|University of Alabama at Birmingham||internship||Pediatrics||2012|
|University of Texas Medical School at Houston||medical school||Doctor of Medicine||2011|
|Furman University||bachelors||Bachelor of Science, Biology||2007|
Dr. Clay Cohen provides his clinical expertise in bleeding disorders to the Young Women with Bleeding Disorders Clinic. Heavy menstrual bleeding may be caused by an underlying bleeding disorder in up to 30% of young women with excessive menstrual bleeding. Accurate diagnosis is necessary to optimize care and patient outcomes, including social, sports, and school participation.
Dr. Cohen focuses his evaluation on bleeding disorders that most commonly affect young women wtih heavy menstrual bleeding, including: Von Willebrand Disease, platelet function disorders, hemophilia carrier states, and coagulation factor deficiencies. If a bleeding disorder diagnosis is made, he, alongside his colleagues, will develop an individual patient care plan for the best individual outcome.
Dr. Cohen is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He completed his residency in pediatrics at University of Alabama School of Medicine - Birmingham where he was appointed as Chief Pediatric Residency and completed his fellowship training in pediatric hematology/oncology at Baylor College of Medicine.
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
|American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)||Member|
|American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)||Member|
|American Society of Hematology (ASH)||Member|
|American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO)||Member|
|Children's Oncology Group (COG)||Member|
|Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society (HTRS)||Member|
Dr. Clay Cohen performs basic laboratory research, evaluating the role of endothelial cells and the vascular wall in coagulation. He is a member of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis (HAT) research program.
2018 Fellowship Project Award, Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program
2018 Investigator Travel Award 2018, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Societies of North America Young
2016 Tumor Board Award, Department of Pediatric Medicine, Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine
2014 Best Quality Improvement Project for graduating Pediatric Residents, University of Alabama at Birmingham
2014 Chief Resident , Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham
2011 Joe LaRussa Intern of the Year Award, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham