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Keira A Cohen, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Bronchiectasis, Intensive Care, Mycobacterial lung disease, Pulmonary Disease

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-2590
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Asthma and Allergy Center
Baltimore, MD 21224 map


Dr. Cohen is a pulmonary and critical care medicine physician.  She is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of mycobacterial lung disease, management of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis, and in the care of critically ill patients in the Medical ICU and Oncology ICU.  She is the co-founder of the Johns Hopkins Nontuberculous Mycobacteria and Bronchiectasis Center, and provides teaching to medical students, residents and fellows at Johns Hopkins.

Nurse line: 410-550-3022 more


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2009)


  • Brigham and Women's Hospital / Internal Medicine (2012)


  • Brigham and Women's Hospital / Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (2017)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (2017)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Critical Care Medicine (2018)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2012)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease (2017)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Cohen is interested in mycobacterial drug resistance mechanisms.  Her translational research combines microbiology and bioinformatic techniques.  By application of advanced genomic techniques to the problems of tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacteria, Dr. Cohen aims to develop advanced tools for the diagnosis drug-resistant mycobacteria and improved therapeutic regimens for these pathogens.

Contact for Research Inquiries

The Cohen Lab
1830 E. Monument St
5th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

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Activities & Honors


  • American Thoracic Society

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