Dr. Cohen completed his undergraduate studies at Oneonta State College in chemistry in 1979.In 1982 he received his doctorate in veterinary medicine from Araneta University Veterinary Institute. He completed an internship at Clark Air Force Base in the Philippines before going into private practice in New York where he built his first practice, All Pets Animal Hospital. He practiced there from 1986-1997. In 1997 he was hired as V.P. of Operations for Affiliated Animal Health of NY & NJ. Following this successful venue he moved to Sarasota where he purchased and remodeled Southgate Animal Hospital. In 2003, Animal Hospital @ Lakewood Ranch was completed and opened for business. In May 2008, he completed a 3 year project and opened Ranch Animal Hospital, a 10,000 sq. ft. state of the art veterinary hospital and pet resort in Bradenton. He resides with his wife, Dawn , four children; Ocean, Skylar, Taylor, Hunter, dog “Scooter”.Dr. Cohen is very proud to announce that his daughter Ocean will be graduating in May 2015 from Tufts Veterinary School.
Dr. Ocean Rose Cohen was born in New Jersey but grew up in Sarasota, Florida working with her veterinarian father, Dr. Adam T. Cohen, throughout her younger years. She graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2011 with several research publications and a bachelors degree in biology. She then attended the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, Massachusetts where she focused on soft tissue surgery and infectious disease research prior to graduating in 2015. Her hobbies include painting, playing softball with her team “Shenanigans,” going to the gym, and traveling. Lastly, but certainly not the least important is her cat Whiskin, who keeps her company and ensures that the house is always guarded! Dr. Ocean enjoys both medicine and surgery but her favorite aspect of veterinary medicine is building lifelong relationships with both her clients and patients. She looks forward to seeing you soon!