Justin B. Cohen, MD, MHS
Dr. Justin B. Cohen joined Long Island Plastic Surgical Group in 2017. He received his bachelor’s degree in molecular biology from Princeton University in 2005. Dr. Cohen attended the Yale University School of Medicine where he attained in 2010 both his medical degree as well as a Masters of Health Sciences for his work in stem cell biology. While at Yale in 2009, he was awarded a prestigious physician scientist fellowship at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. In 2016, he completed residency in the combined plastic surgery and general surgery program at Washington University in St. Louis. From 2016-2017, he finished advanced training with a breast reconstruction and microsurgery fellowship at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Cohen cares deeply about the satisfaction and well-being of his patients and he has authored multiple publications in plastic surgical journals on this topic. He is an award-winning researcher and has worked in some of the most prestigious institutions in the country. He is particularly interested in breast reconstruction, a procedure that he has researched, published, and presented on extensively throughout his academic career. He has served as an active committee member for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.
When he isn’t in the operating room or teaching, Dr. Cohen enjoys playing classical piano, squash, and soccer. In 2008 and 2009, he completed the New York City and Boston Marathons where he was in the top 4% of finishers. He frequently visits art museums, Broadway shows, and the ballet, which he feels enhance his eye for the human form.