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Great Neck Plastic Surgeon Brian D. Cohen, M.D. was chosen by his peers for the 8th year in a row for plastic surgery and published by Super Doctors, New York 2023 and by the prestigious Newsday Top Doctors 2022 by Castle Connolly. Dr. Brian D. Cohen is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with offices on Long Island in Great Neck, and in Manhattan and a Director and Attending Physician in the Plastic Surgery Division of Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.

“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, MD

Dr. Cohen graduated 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.

Cosmetic Surgery – A Decision Not To Make Lightly

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. 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 breast, face, eyes, nose, and body and is known for his exemplary and compassionate care by his patients. Knowing that Dr. Cohen has been selected by his peers in Super Doctors for 11 years in a row in 2023 gives you the confidence that he is highly respected for his performance in his specialty.

In addition to his private practice, Dr. Cohen is the Surgical Director of the Division of Wound Care and Attending Physician in the Division of Plastic Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center.  Dr. Cohen 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. Dr. Brian D. Cohen practices in Manhattan and on Long Island.

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


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