Alan Jay Cohen, MD

Specializing in Endocrinology

Dr. Alan Jay Cohen joined the Baptist Medical Group team in 2013. He sees patients in Memphis, Tennessee.



Bachelor of Arts, Biology; C.W. Post College-Long Island University; Brookeville, NY; 1975

Medical School

Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Howard University College of Medicine; Washington, D.C.; 1979


National Institutes of Health Department of Endocrinology; Bethesda, MD; 1979


St. Louis Children's Hospital; St. Louis, MO; 1982


Duke University Medical Center; Durham, NC; 1984

Awards, Certifications & Memberships

Awards & Recognition

  • Endocrinologist in the USA Award
  • Patient's Choice Recognition Award: MDx Medical, Inc. 2009 [top 5% of all physicians]

Medical Societies

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinology
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Boston Medical Technologies
  • The Endocrine Society
  • GTX Medical Advisory Board
  • Institute for Endocrine Health Advisory Board
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Memphis Turner Syndrome Society
  • Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society
  • Memphis Endocrine Society
  • Memphis and Mid-South Pediatric Society
  • Memphis and Shelby County Medical Society
  • Tennessee Medical Society

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American College of Endocrinology Certification in Bone Density
  • American College of Endocrinology Certification in Thyroid Ultrasound and Biopsy
  • Certified Endocrine Coder, American Association of Clinical Endocrinology
  • Certified Human Participant Protections Education for Research Trials, Good Clinical Practice, CITI
  • Certified NIH Office of Human Subjects Research CBT Course for NIH IRB Members
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Fellow American College of Endocrinology
  • Subspecialty Board in Endocrinology

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Endocrinology
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee Peer Review
  • Church Health Center of Memphis
  • Diabetes for Life
  • Healthy Memphis Common Table: Board of Directors
  • JDRF: Outreach Health Care Professional Advisory Council
  • Medical Education and CME Committees AMIINME St. Francis Hospital
  • Medicare/Mid-South Foundation for Medical Care in Tennessee
  • Medicine Service Line Committee, Baptist Memorial Hospital Systems
  • Memphis Jewish Federation
  • NIH/NIDDK: National Diabetes Education Program Transition Workgroup
  • Prudential Physician Advisory Committee
  • QSource: Medicare Quality Improvement Organization
  • Strong Me

Primary Location

The Endocrine Clinic

5659 S Rex RD
Memphis,TN 38119-3821

Hospital Affiliations

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville
Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
Baptist Memorial Restorative Care Hospital
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Tipton
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women