FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Joyce Faria December 7

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 7, 2000
CONTACT: Joyce Faria
508-961-5270
[email protected]
Biography:
Peter S. Cohn, MD, FACC
Chief of the Cardiology Department,
Charlton Memorial Hospital
FALL RIVER, Mass. — Peter S. Cohn, MD, FACC, Chief of Cardiology Department at
Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River and a member of the Truesdale Cardiology Associates,
is responsible for overseeing pre- and post-operative cardiac services for Charlton’s new cardiac
surgery department.
“The inclusion of open heart surgery to the existing cardiac program at Charlton will
completely change the hospital,” Dr. Cohn said. “As the cardiac services become more
complicated, the pre- and post-operative services including diagnostics and follow-up care will
also need to become more advanced.”
Dr. Cohn is presently responsible for services such as cardiac stress testing, nuclear
cardiology, echocardiography, vascular screening lab, patient counseling and cardiac
catheterization laboratory. Dr. Cohn is the chief elect of the cardiology department’s executive
committee, which rotates among the three cardiology groups serving Charlton Memorial Hospital
— Truesdale Cardiology Associates, PRIMA Fall River Heart Associates and Internal Medicine
& Cardiology Associates.
Dr. Cohn received his fellowship in Cardiology from the University of Massachusetts
Medical Center and did his residency in internal medicine at Rhode Island Hospital, Brown
University. He is board certified in cardiology by the National Board of Medical Examiners and
by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Cohn received his medical degree from the
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Rutgers Medical School, in New Jersey.
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