University of Nebraska Medical Center

Patrice Cohen, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, UNMC Department of Radiation Oncology

Patrice Cohen, MD, PhD, provides clinical care, as a board-certified radiation oncologist, through UNMC’s primary clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, at the June E. Nylen Cancer Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

Dr. Cohen has a range of experience. She is well versed in multidisciplinary care and is adept at treating head and neck cancers, brain cancer (both in the metastatic and primary setting), breast cancer, genitourinary malignancies, gynecologic cancers, sarcomas, skin cancer, esophageal cancer, anal and rectal cancers and lung cancer to name others.
  • BS & BA: Chemistry and philosophy, St. Francis College, Brooklyn, New York, 2005
  • PhD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx,New York, 2010
  • MD: Weill Cornell Medical College, New York City, New York, 2015
  • Internship: Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, New York, 2016
  • Residency: Radiation oncology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York City, New York, 2020
Dr. Cohen is very interested in the advancement of our understanding of the immunogenicity of radiation therapy and would like to offer every patient access to a clinical trial. She is also quite invested in disparities in cancer care as it pertains to geography, race, ethnicity, disability and gender identity.