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Dr. Stephanie M. Cohen did her undergraduate work at Brandeis University in Boston and earned her M.D. degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. where she was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. Cohen went on to complete her General Surgery training at the St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City and is certified by the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Cohen then went on to complete plastic surgery training at the New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. There, Dr. Cohen developed a special interest and skill in the area of reconstructive surgery, especially concentrated on the breast. Her dedication to the craft has earned her the nickname of the “breast whisperer” from her fellow colleagues and patients.
A long time dream of Dr. Cohen’s was to travel to developing countries and provide expert surgical care to those who have no other possible access to medical care. This became a reality in 2007 when she became a founding member and Vice President of ISMS Operation Kids.
Op Kids is a surgical mission dedicated to the treatment of pediatric surgical and medical disorders. Through yearly missions to places such as Kenya, Egypt, Peru and others, Dr. Cohen has operated on more than 150 children with disorders ranging from cleft lip and palate to debilitating burns.
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In this interview with our very own Dr. Rick Winters, Dr. Cohen discusses her “silver-lining mentality,” her philanthropic work overseas and the relationships she has fostered here at the practice. Learn more about what separates Dr. Cohen from other surgeons in her field.
Dr. Cohen’s Surgical Specializations
Dr. Cohen Discusses Breast Reconstruction on American Health Front
On this segment of American Health Front, Dr. Cohen discusses the various modern techniques that are used during a breast reconstruction procedure.
With over 18 years of experience, Dr. Cohen has perfected the process of contouring and shaping the breast during reconstruction. Dr. Cohen discusses the advances in reconstruction surgeries that allow patients to get back to their daily lives much faster than before.
Patients who have had breast reconstruction in the past are still excellent candidates for these less extensive procedures.
Dr. Cohen’s Featured Posts
Change in the composition and look of a woman’s breasts is one of the common side effects of pregnancy, and this is true whether or not you breastfeed. Many women…
Breast augmentation surgery does not always meet expectations, and sometimes comes with complications, which can necessitate breast revision surgery. The desired size, position or shape of an augmented breast is…
Everyone has a unique size, shape and history, which means there are many different reasons people decide to undergo breast augmentation surgery. Common reasons are to reconstruct breasts after a…