Brian D. Cohen, MD

Director, Division of Wound Care

Maimonides Physician


Breast Cancer, Plastic Surgery



About Me

Dr. Brian D. 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 in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Cohen completed a 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. 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, and oversaw the rotation scheduling and curriculum planning for his junior residents. After his residency, Dr. Cohen pursued an additional year of cosmetic surgery fellowship training at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary. During this fellowship, Dr. Cohen focused 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. Individualized treatments to help patients physically as well as emotionally Dr. Brian D. 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. Dr. Cohen also has a special interest in wound healing and has been a presenter at the annual Wound Healing Society meeting. He remains informed of the latest developments in the field of plastic surgery through his membership in several professional organizations. Dr. Cohen has been the recipient of many honors; he was in inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, and while at the Columbia University Medical Center campus, received the Housestaff of the Year Award after a nomination by the nursing staff for providing "exemplary and compassionate care" He went on to receive the Housestaff Award from the Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council, for "exemplary all-around service" as a chief resident.

Areas of Expertise

  • Breast Cancer
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Wound Care


Medical Degree

Albert Einstein College of Medicine


New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center


New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center


New York Eye and Ear Infirmary


Plastic Surgery


  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CenterLight
  • Centers Plan
  • Centivo
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis
  • Hamaspik
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • RiverSpring Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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