Sherri S. Cohen, MD, MPH, FAAP

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Sherri Cohen, MD, MPH, FAAP, is a board certified pediatrician in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She is also board certified in public health and general preventive medicine. Dr. Cohen is the Medical Director of the Martha Escoll Lubeck Feeding and Swallowing Center and the Director of the Nutrition Fellowship Program at CHOP.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders, Public health and preventive medicine
Locations: Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Voorhees; Main Hospital

Phone: 267-425-3333

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


Pediatrics - University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD


Pediatrics - University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Preventive Medicine - Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

Board Certification

Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics
Public Health and General Preventive Medicine – American Board of Preventive Medicine

Graduate Degree

MPH - Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Medical Director, Martha Escoll Lubeck Feeding and Swallowing Center

Program Director, Nutrition Fellowship Program

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services




Gumer L, Rosen R, Gold B, Chiou E, Greifer M, Cohen S, Friedlander J. Size and Prevalence of Pediatric Aerodigestive Programs in 2017.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 Jan 17. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000002268. [Epub ahead of print]

Goday PS, Huh SY, Silverman A, Lukens CT, Dodrill P, Cohen SS, Delaney AL, Feuling MB, Noel RJ, Gisel E, Kenzer A, Kessler DB, de Camargo OK, Browne J, Phalen JA. Pediatric feeding disorder: consensus definition and conceptual framework. JPGN 2019;68(1):124-129.


Dunn DM, Galbally SL, Markowitz G, Pucci KN, Brochi L, Cohen SS. Hannah’s Feeding Journey: A Multidisciplinary Treatment Approach to Establishing Oral Acceptance for a Toddler with a Complex Medical History. ZERO TO THREE 2017; 37 (6): 28-35.




Sherri Shubin Cohen, Colleen Taylor Lukens: Feeding and FPIES. Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis (FPIES): Diagnosis and Management. Terri Faye Brown-Whitehorn, Antonella Cianferoni (eds.). Springer, Page: 141-150, August 2019.


Sherri Shubin Cohen, MD, MPH: Toddler's Feeding Problems. Children's Doctor. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Page: 2, Fall 2011.


Shubin Cohen S. Use of Feeding Teams. In: Mark Corkins, MD, CNSP, editor. A.S.P.E.N Pediatric Nutrition Support Core Curriculum. Silver Spring (MD): American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition; 2010.

Posters and Presentations


Nerwen C, Agus M, Baron A, Cohen S, Ehrlich A, Kasowitz A, Kieffer R, Klein O, Levine A, Levy P, McDowell R, Moff I, Wyman T: SARS-CoV-2 Transmission and Outcomes at Ten Overnight Youth Summer Camps, United States and Canada, June-August 2022. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. May 2023 Notes: Poster.

Invited Lectures


Cohen Sherri S. "Problem Feeding vs. Picky Eating Through an Interprofessional Lens Virtual Panel Discussion", American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Special Interest Group 13 (Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders), Virtual. Sept 2022.

Cohen Sherri S. "Everything You Wanted to Know About Feeding Therapy But Were Afraid to Ask", International Association of Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing 2022 Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD. Jul 2022.

Cohen Sherri S. "Gastroenterology Grand Rounds" Children's National/Inova/Kaiser, Washington DC. May 2022.


Cohen Sherri S. "Pediatric Feeding Disorders", University of Louisville, Louisville, KY. Nov 2021.

Cohen Sherri S. "Ask the Experts" International Association for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing, Washington DC. Jul 2021.

Awards and Honors

2016-2017, Physician Leadership Program Certificate, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2012, South Jersey Top Children's Physicians
1995-1996, Temple University School of Medicine, Student Member of the Honor Board

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2019-present, Peer-Reviewer, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Academic and institutional committees

2021-present, Feeding Team Representative, Thickening Workgroup
2007-present, Faculty Interviewer, Admissions Interview Panel, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in professional organizations


2015-present, International Association for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing
 - 2022-present, Membership Committee


2017-present, Interdisciplinary Pediatric Feeding Research Consortium
2003-present, American Academy of Pediatrics