Meet Dr. Cohen



Dr. Alka Cohen

Dr. Alka V Cohen, a naturalized citizen of the USA, was born in India. She graduated with DDS degree from the University of Oklahoma, College of Dentistry with the U.S. Army Health Profession Scholarship. After serving on active duty as a Dental Officer, at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma for four years, she attended the University of Tennessee, Memphis and received M.S. degree after completing specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry. Dr (Colonel) Cohen continued to serve in the U.S. Army Reserves and was deployed to Iraq while serving as the Commander of 380th Medical Company (Dental Service) and was responsible for dental support in Northern Iraq.

Dr Cohen recently retired from the U S Army with the rank of Colonel. She is a diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and also a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is a member of American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association and Memphis Dental Society, among other professional organizations. 

Dr Cohen is an Associate Professor with University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry and is actively involved in teaching the Pre-doctoral as well as Residents in the Graduate Program with the Department of Pediatric Dentistry.