Michael S. Cohen, MD is double board-certified in Dermatology and Mohs Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery. He has been in practice since 1994. He attended the six-year medical education program at Boston University School of Medicine. He performed his internship in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He trained in dermatology at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He subsequently did his fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery at Boston Medical Center.
Dr. Cohen specializes in Mohs Micrographic Surgery for the removal of facial skin cancers and has a particular interest in facial reconstruction. He has been a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery since 1994. There are only 15 surgeons in Nassau County who are Fellows of the Mohs College.
Dr. Cohen performs approximately 2000 skin cancer surgeries a year and has performed nearly 40,000 surgeries in his career. He has lectured on a local and national level to dermatologists about skin cancer surgery and reconstruction. He has appeared on NBC TV News and has been profiled in WINS Radio as well as The New York Times Magazine. He has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU School of Medicine since 1996.
Dr. Cohen is now a fellow of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, American Society of Laser Medicine and The American Academy of Dermatology. He serves as an attending physician at South Nassau Communities Hospital. You can visit his physician profile at www.mohscollege.org.