Meet Our Staff

Dr. Shariar Cohen, M.D.

Dr. Shariar Cohen, M.D.

Founder, CEO and President

Shariar Cohen, M.D. is a Board Certified Rheumatologist. He received his undergraduate degree, with honors, from The University of California San Diego in 1997. He obtained his medical degree from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel; an international medical collaboration program at Columbia University in New York. Dr. Cohen completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at LAC-USC Medical Center and his Fellowship in Rheumatology at The University of California Los Angeles.

Dr. Cohen is a visionary entrepreneur with tremendous ability to diagnose patients. Dr. Cohen’s goal is to enhance patients care and elevate the level of quality and cutting edge technology. Dr. Cohen is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. His background in Internal Medicine has made him particularly good at treating the whole patient and allowing him to become a leading specialist in managing complex autoimmune disorders. As a result, Dr. Cohen has received numerous patient accolades for his compassionate care. Dr. Cohen’s ongoing involvement in clinical research ensures that he is always aware of the latest scientific breakthroughs and can offer his patients the most up-to-date treatments.

Elvira A. Lindwall

Elvira A. Lindwall

M.D

Dr. Elvira A. Lindwall graduated from the Kuban State Med Academy, Krasnodar, Russia in 1994. She works at the Cohen Center and specializes in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Lindwall is affiliated with Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center. “Our patient focused practice specializes in Rheumatolgical care and the most up-to-date treatment options for Rheumatological conditions. Through our infusion center, we offer convenient and efficient alternative to a hospital visit for many types of infusion therapies. We stay abreast of promising new treatments that can help”

Aelita Khachatrian

Aelita Khachatrian

MD

Dr. Khachatrian is the newest physician member of the Cohen Medical Centers. She has an accomplished background, with her formal training completed at USC and the Scripps Clinic in San Diego.

Dr. Khachatrian takes interest in all aspects of Rheumatology, from bread and butter cases to those complicated cases that require specialized attention. Specifically, she has a passion for using musculoskeletal ultrasound guide injection as a diagnostic and therapeutic tool for her patients, given the high safety and low risk profile of the device.

She considers herself a tireless patient advocate, and enjoys taking the time to get to know her patients well. In her spare time, Dr Khachatrian enjoys painting, playing with her puppy, and traveling to new places

Jennifer Lincoln McCauley

Jennifer Lincoln McCauley

PA-C

Jennifer is a Board certified physician assistant whose particular passion is rheumatology.  She received her Bachelor of Health Science degree from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia in 2010 and a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011.  During her schooling she dedicated her free time for several years to volunteer work in recreational therapy with children & young adults who suffer from cerebral palsy.

After obtaining her masters, she relocated from Philadelphia to Yuma, Arizona for an opportunity to work in rheumatology.  She practiced in rheumatology for 3.5 years at San Diego Arthritis Medical Clinic, working in 4 of their 5 offices between San Diego and Arizona, before joining the Cohen Centers in May of 2015.  

At the Cohen Centers, Jennifer works closely with Dr. Cohen in diagnosing and treating various rheumatic conditions, and is passionate about patient education and involving patients in their own treatment plan.  In addition, she performs trigger point, nerve blocks, and joint injections under ultrasound guidance, and participates in research protocols for emerging rheumatologic therapies.

Mike Rajaee

Mike Rajaee

Business Manager

Mike is responsible for the continued growth of the Cohen Center. His knowledge and 30-plus years experience in health care helps to expand and grow the center. Continuously adding new services and patient care treatment options have proven to provide our patients with the latest technology and care.

Michael S. Jablon, RMST.

Michael S. Jablon, RMST.

Musculoskeletal Sonographer

Michael Jablon is President and Director of Technology and a member of the Board of Directors. Since 1995, Mr. Jablon has been influential in the advancement of musculoskeletal ultrasound. With his training in the both the United States and abroad along with his extensive experience in both research and clinical studies, Mr. Jablon has become recognized by his peers as the leading expert in musculoskeletal ultrasound. He has completed thousands of studies correlating with surgical outcomes and has developed the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Testing Protocol referred to as Jablon Diagnostic Protocol.