Michael D. Cohen MD
About the Practice
Baltimore native Dr. Michael Cohen is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. As a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), he is among a select group of board certified plastic surgeons that have attained the highest level of achievement in cosmetic surgical training, continuing education and clinical experience.
One of the leading breast surgeons in the nation, Dr. Cohen has the prestigious honor of being one of Mentor's Top 25 Surgeons in their LEAD Program (Leadership, Experience and Development in Breast Augmentation). Mentor is the largest manufacturer of breast implants in the United States. Dr. Cohen also performs a full range of other cosmetic procedures, including abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), liposuction, labiaplasty and facial surgery.
Dr. Cohen completed his plastic surgery residency at Stanford University Medical Center and his general surgery residency at Boston University. Also a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine, Dr. Cohen is fellowship-trained in cosmetic, microvascular and burn surgery.
While Dr. Cohen's professional training and surgical talent are very impressive, his compassionate approach to medicine is what truly sets him apart. Dr. Cohen is known for his ability to put patients at ease, listening carefully to their goals and guiding them every step of the way toward achieving them. It's his empathy and regard for patients, artistic talent, meticulous technique and reputation for creating natural, beautiful results that put Dr. Cohen at the top of his field - as one of Baltimore's premier cosmetic plastic surgeons.
Through the artful blending of technology and aesthetics, the Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland has created an incomparable approach to helping you look and feel your best. Focused on excellence, our board certified surgeons are nationally and internationally recognized in their specialties. They are experienced in the full range of surgical procedures, including:
Medical Grade Peels
Laser Skin Treatments
Laser Hair Removal
Background & Certification
1977- The American Board of Plastic Surgery.
B.S.Biology: Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1977-1981.
Graduate Studies in Biochemistry: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, 1981-1982
M.D.: Tulane University, School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1982-1986.
Internship: Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, Dept. of Surgery, 1986-1987.
Residency: Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, Dept. of Surgery, 1987-1989.
Residency: Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, California Dept. of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1990- 1993.
Fellowship: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, Dept. of Surgery Burn Fellowship, 1989-1990.
Fellowship: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, , Houston, Texas, Dept. of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1991.
Fellowship: The Buneke Clinic, Davis Medical Center, San Francisco, California, Microsurgical Replantation-Transplantation Fellowship, 1992.
Fellowship: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, Division of Plastic Surgery Microvascular Surgery Fellowship, 1993-1994.
Fellowship, Corona Del Mar Plastic Surgery Center, Aesthetic Fellowship, 1994
Publications and Presentations
Cohen, M.D.: Acute care and resuscitation of the burn patient. University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, October 1990.
Cohen, M.D.: Current Concepts in burn therapy. University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, Division of Plastic Surgery, Grand Rounds, March 1990.
Partington, M.T., Cohen, M.D.: Dichromatic dissection of the facial nerve—A safe adjunct to SMAS surgery. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., 1992.
Cohen, M.D.: Cancer reconstruction of the head and neck. The Buncke Clinic Davies Medical Center, San Francisco, California, Division of Microsurgical Replantation- Transplantation, June 1992.
Cohen, M.D.: Dichromatic dissection of the facial nerve—A safe adjunct to SMAS surgery. Chief Residents Conference, San Diego, California, May 1993.
Cohen, M.D.: Plastic Surgical Concepts for the 90’s. Harper Community College Health Care Forum, May 1995.
Cohen, M.D.: Current Trends in Treatment of Wounds- Greater Baltimore Medical Center, October 1997, 1998, 1999.
Cohen, M.D., Dellon, M.D.: QST, Quantitative Sensory Testing, Ulnar Nerve, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Bermuda, October 1997.
Cohen, M.D., Dellon, M.D.: Case Report- Computer- Assisted Sensorimotor Testing Documents Neural Regeneration after Ulnar Nerve Repair at the Wrist, 2001.
Awards & Honors
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 Mentor's Top 25 Surgeons in their LEAD Program (Leadership, Experience, and Development in Breast Augmentation)
1991 Recipient, American Society for Maxillofacial Surgeons Research Award
1991 Recipient, Thuss Family Resident Research Award for Research in bone growth factors in human craniosynostosis
1984-1986 Recipient, Hammerman Scholoship March of Dimes Foundation
1981 President, Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society
1980 President, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society
1978-1981 Recipient of research Fellowships University of Maryland
1978-1981 Dean's List, Tulane University
Affiliations & Memberships
Northwest Hospital, Randallstown, MD
Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Towson, MD
St. Joseph Medical Center, Towson, MD
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Mentor's Top 25 Surgeons in their LEAD Program (Leadership, Experience, and Development in Breast Augmentation)
John Staige Davis Society
Northeaster Society of Plastic Surgeons
Board Member, LifeBridge Health
Treasurer, John Staige Davis Society
The Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland is happy to provide complimentary consultations. Call 410.296.0414 to schedule today!
Staff & Facilities
For your privacy, convenience and comfort, the Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland has an onsite surgical facility, the Bellona Surgery Center. Because safety is our first concern, our facility meets the most stringent requirements. We are certified by Medicare and licenced by the state of Maryland as an ASC, since 2005. Every surgical procedure is performed with Board Certified Anesthesiologists and Registered Nurses.
We are one of the few outpatient surgical facilities to earn accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). This high-level accreditation is proof of our commitment to the highest quality patient care, and signifies that we have met the rigorous standards of a nationally recognized third party.
We will use all of our skills, talents and technological capabilities to help you reach your goals. In addition, we will provide unparalleled follow-up services to ensure you realize maximum results as well as peace of mind.
Skin Care Products
In addition to surgical options, we offer all our patients the latest innovations in skincare at our Med Spa: Be Lifestyle. Services include:
Skin rejuvenating laser treatments including: IPL, Titan, Genesis, Pearl and laser hair removal;
- A variety of injectables including Botox, Juvederm, Restalyne, and Perlane;
- FDA approved cellulite reduction & body tightening treatments;
- Plus, medical grade peels, specialty facials, sunless tanning options, mineral makeup, and results oriented skin care products.
Cosmetic surgery should be viewed as a long term investment in yourself and your future. At the Cosmetic Surgery Center of Maryland we provide our patients with various payment options.
CASH – ask us about our discounts.
CREDIT – for your convenience, we accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover. Should you decide to use a credit card, please complete this credit card authorization form and fax it to 410.296.0412.
FINANCING - We understand that obtaining the funds for cosmetic enhancement can sometimes be difficult, especially in these challenging economic times. We are here to help. Our financing department, Cosmetic Surgery Now, is designed to get you the financing you need for the procedures you want. Our Financial Specialists are ready to work with you every step of the way, including
- preparing your credit application;
* matching you with the most appropriate lender, based on your personal credit history;
* selecting the right financing plan that works for you;
* negotiating with the selected lender(s) to secure your funds.
We have been successful securing financing for many patients, even those with challenging credit histories. Call 410.296.0414 to speak with one of our Financing Specialists today.