Dr. Lawrence Cohen Recent News

Joan Rivers’ Doctor Fired Amidst Conflicting Reports of Unauthorized Biopsy

Mindy Lee | September 12, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Dr. Lawrence Cohen, the gastroenterologist who performed Joan Rivers’ endoscopy that ended in the comedian’s death, has been fired.

The former medical director of Yorkville Endoscopy was asked to step down by the board, and has been on administrative leave since the day of Rivers’ procedure.

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