“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”
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.
Attending Physician Maimonides Medical Center
Attending Physician New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
Attending Physician NS-LIJ Health System
PROFESSIONAL & SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS
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