Barney Cohen is a healthcare lawyer intimately familiar with the healthcare landscape. As a healthcare law insider, he brings to physicians and other medical professionals more than 30 years of experience as General and Senior Counsel with renowned healthcare organizations. His credentials include Senior Healthcare Law Counsel at the American Medical Association, Senior Vice President for Methodist Hospitals of Dallas, and General Counsel of Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center.
Barney has served as an officer and board member of the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys and a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the Chicago Bar Association Health Law Committee, the Illinois State Bar Association Health Law Section, and the American Bar Association Healthcare Law Committee.
He knows healthcare law from both the physicians’ and hospitals’ perspectives. He has a 5-star rating with AVVO, along with the kind of references and success stories from medical professionals that a physician should look for when hiring a healthcare attorney.
As a member of senior leadership, Barney served as secretary to governing bodies and has overseen the legal, compliance, and risk management functions of academic healthcare systems. He has served as the primary legal advisor to individual and group practice physicians, healthcare system chief executive officers, senior management teams, governing bodies, and all of the constituent groups of healthcare systems.