Dr. Brian D. Cohen

Brian D Cohen, M.D.

“I chose my career in Plastic Surgery because it allows me to focus on my patients to help take care of their physical as well as their emotional well being”

Recognized in New York Super Doctors Rising Stars Edition 2013 Surgery, Cosmetic/Reconstructive

Dr. Brian D. Cohen is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Dr. Cohen graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and then went on to receive his medical degree with honors from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He was also inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Following medical school, Dr. Cohen was accepted into a highly competitive 6 year combined residency position at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. During that time, Dr. Cohen completed his prerequisite general surgery training at the Columbia University Medical Center campus, where he received the Housestaff of the Year Award after a nomination by the nursing staff for providing “exemplary and compassionate care.”

Dr. Cohen then went on to complete three years of training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Columbia, as well as at Weill-Cornell Medical Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital and Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital. Dr. Cohen served as Administrative Chief Resident in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, as he oversaw the rotation scheduling and curriculum planning for his junior residents. He went on to receive the Distinguished Housestaff Award from the Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council for “exemplary all-around service” as a chief resident.

After his residency, Dr. Cohen then decided to pursue an additional year of cosmetic surgery fellowship training at the prestigious New York Eye & Ear Infirmary under the tutelage of Dr. Donald Wood-Smith, a pioneer in plastic surgery. During this fellowship, Dr. Cohen was able to focus his attention on cosmetic procedures of the face, eyes, nose, breast and body. He helped to oversee one of the busiest cosmetic surgery clinics in Manhattan.

Dr. Cohen has authored many internationally published journal articles and book chapters on topics such as eyebrow and eyelid rejuvenation and breast augmentation, and serves as a Manuscript Reviewer for the journal Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He has also delivered presentations at several national meetings. He remains informed of the latest developments in the field of plastic surgery through his membership in several professional organizations.

Dr. Cohen is the Associate Surgical Director of the Division of Wound Care and Attending Physician in the Division of Plastic Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center.  Dr. Cohen also holds staff appointments at Lenox Hill Hospital and The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, where he helps to train future generations of plastic surgery residents and fellows.


The decision to choose to have cosmetic/reconstructive plastic surgery can result in a major heightening of your self confidence. When done properly, you will see in the mirror the person you feel and remember inside.

The decision is, however, critically important. You must know all the facts and your doctor must take the time to understand your specific wishes and needs. This should not be a “one fits all factory approach”.

Dr. Brian D. Cohen is the doctor you should see. Dr. Cohen combines artistry and his meticulous attention to detail to help his patients create an individualized treatment plan that leads to beautiful results. His empathic nature and dedication to excellence enable him to provide the highest quality of care.

Dr. Cohen has had extensive training in cosmetic/reconstructive plastic surgery and has had years of experience performing a wide array of cosmetic surgery procedures, specializing in procedures of the face, eyes, nose, breast and body.

Recognized by his peers in New York Super Doctors Rising Star Edition 2013 is a reflection of his caring and expertise.

Dr. Brian D. Cohen practices in Manhattan and on Long Island.

Call his office  to make an appointment for your consultation. 516-773-4200 or 212-472-4700.





Attending Physician Maimonides Medical Center

Attending Physician New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

Attending Physician NS-LIJ Health System


American Society of Plastic Surgeons

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Journal, Manuscript Reviewer

Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons

Medical Society of the State of New York

American College of Surgeons


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