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Gary L. Kohn, MD

  • Pediatric-Critical Care | Pediatric-Pulmonology | Pediatrics
Languages Spoken Spanish, English
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  • Bio
    Gary L. Kohn, MD, FAAP, FCCP, specializes in pediatric pulmonary and critical care medicine. Dr. Kohn's expertise includes lung diseases in infants, children, and adolescents such as asthma, cough, pneumonia, wheezing, difficulty breathing during exercise, shortness of breath, lung disease associated with premature birth, neuromuscular weakness, and genetic disorders. He also evaluates children who snore and have sleep disturbances. In addition to his position at Summit Medical Group, Dr. Kohn is an attending physician in pediatric critical care medicine at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey. He also provides inpatient pediatric pulmonary consultations at Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center. Dr. Kohn is Assistant Clinical Professor at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick. From 2006 until 2014, Dr. Kohn practiced privately with Pulmonary and Allergy Associates in Summit, New Jersey. He has been an attending physician in pediatric critical care medicine for Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, New Jersey. Dr. Kohn says, "Some of my family members were physicians, dentists, and social workers whose positive effects on other people inspired my interest in medicine." He adds, "My goal is to provide the best pediatric pulmonary medicine in the region. My approach includes friendly, responsive, effective communication with my patients, their parents, and their primary care providers." A sought-after speaker, Dr. Kohn has delivered local, regional, and national invited presentations and medical grand rounds on asthma and pediatric critical care. He is the coauthor of articles and abstracts that are published in prestigious, peer-reviewed scientific journals, including Chest, American Journal of Respiratory Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Kohn is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and American College of Chest Physicians and he is a member of the American Thoracic Society. He is a recipient of the Morristown Medical Center Department of Pediatrics Teaching Attending Physician of the Year Award. Dr. Kohn is featured in listings for Castle Connolly "Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area," New Jersey Monthly "Top Doctors," and New Jersey Family "New Jersey's Favorite Kids' Docs." When he is not working with his patients, Dr. Kohn enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, cycling, and building furniture.
    Clinical Expertise

    Pediatric-Critical Care, Pediatric-Pulmonary Medicine, Pediatrics

  • Medical School

    Chicago Medical School, N. Chicago, IL, 1994

    Internship

    University of Chicago, The Wyler Childrens Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1997

    Residency

    University of Chicago, The Wyler Childrens Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1997

    Fellowship

    Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, 2000, (Pediatric Pulmonology) Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, 2002 (Pediatric Critical Care)

    Publications
    • Title:Persistent Abnormal Lung Function After Childhood Empyema
      Authors:Gary L. Kohn, Cathy Walston, Julie Feldstein, Brad W. Warner, Paul Succop, William D. Hardie
      Publisher:Am J Respir Med
      Date:2002
      Issue:1 (6).
      Description:
    • Title:Pediatric Body Packing
      Authors:Stephen J. Traub, MD; Gary L. Kohn, MD; Robert S. Hoffman MD; Lewis S. Nelson MD
      Publisher:Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med.
      Date:2003
      Issue:157:174-177
      Description:
    • Title:Heat Shock Inhibits TNF-induced ICAM-1 Expression in Human Endothelial Cells via I kappa kinase (IKK) Inhibition
      Authors:Kohn, G; Wong, H; Bshes, K; Zhao, B; Vasi, Vasi, N; Denenberg, A; Morris, C; Stark, Shanley, T
      Publisher:Shock
      Date:2002
      Issue:17:91-97
      Description:
    • Title:The Long-Term Effect On Pulmonary Functions Of Bacterial Pneumonia With Parapneumonic Effusion In Children
      Authors: G.Kohn, P.Succop, C.Walston, J.Feldstein, B.Hardie
      Publisher:AJRCCM ALA/ATS International Conference. San Francisco, CA
      Date:2001
      Issue:
      Description:Abstract
    • Title:Measuring Pleural Fluid pH
      Authors:Kohn, G; Hardie, W
      Publisher:Chest
      Date:2000
      Issue:118:1626-1629
      Description:
  • Insurance

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    • AARP Healthcare
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    • Amerigroup
    • Amerihealth
    • Bankers Life and Casualty
    • Beech Street
    • Cigna
    • Cigna Healthcare
    • Consumer Health Plan
    • Federal Blue Cross PPO
    • First Health Network
    • HMO Blue - Medicare Blue
    • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon Managed Care
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Horizon PPO
    • Horizon Traditional/Indemnity
    • Magnacare
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • Oxford Health
    • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
    • Qualcare
    • Qualcare HMO
    • Qualcare PPO
    • United Community
    • United Healthcare
    • United Medicare
    • WellCare
    Insurance ID Numbers

    AARP Healthcare, Aetna US Health Care, Amerihealth, Bankers Life and Casualty, Barnabas Employee Health Plan, Beech Street, Cigna Healthcare, Federal Blue Cross PPO, First Health Network, HMO Blue - Medicare Blue, Horizon Managed Care, Horizon PPO, Horizon Traditional/Indemnity, Medicare, Multiplan, Oxford Health Plans, Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS), Qualcare, United Health Care