Michael Cohen, MD

Diplomate of The American Board of Plastic Surgery


Dr Cohen

7/18- Bayview Plastic Surgery, PLLC, Gig Harbor, WA. Founder, Managing Member
4700 Point Fosdick Dr NW, Gig Harbor WA 98335
8/13-7/18 Franciscan Plastic Surgery Associates, Franciscan Medical Group, Tacoma WA
5005 Main St. Suite 125, Tacoma WA (253) 759-4522
– Vice President, St. Clare Hospital Medical Staff, 2016-2017
– Member of Medical Executive Committee, 2015 – 2017
7/12-4/13 Center for Restorative Breast Surgery, New Orleans LA
Microsurgical breast reconstruction with perforator flaps

ACTIVE MEDICAL LICENSURE: Washington

CITIZENSHIP: United States

BOARD CERTIFICATION: The American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2015

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 10 Best Plastic Surgeons in Washington, American Institute of Plastic Surgeons: 2017, 2018
  • America’s Top Surgeons, Consumers Research Council of America: 2017, 2018
  • The Louis and Dorothy Kovitz Senior Surgery Award, Washington University, June 2005
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship, 2002-2003
  • Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship, 2001-2002
  • Academy of Achievement, Delegate, 42nd International Summit, Washington, DC. 2003
  • Best clinical research presentation, 6th Annual Plastic Surgery Resident Research Day, June 21, 2002
  • Dudley House Service Award, 1998, Harvard University
  • Harvard College Research Fellowship, 1997
  • Harvard Dean’s Summer Research award, 1997
  • John Harvard Scholarship, 1997
  • Stanford University President’s award for academic excellence, 1994
  • Dean’s List, Stanford University, 1994
  • Valedictorian, Acton-Boxborough Regional High School, Acton, MA. 1993

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Washington State Medical Association
  • Pierce Country Medical Society

TRAINING AND EDUCATION

7/11-6/12 Fellowship: Plastic Surgery of the Breast, Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction
Mercy Medical Center
, Baltimore, Maryland (410) 332-9700
Program Chairman: Bernard Chang, MD
6/05-6/11 Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency Program
Georgetown University Hospital
, Washington, DC (202) 444-8893
Program Chairman: Scott L. Spear, MD, FACS (deceased)
Program Director: Stephen B. Baker, MD, DDS, FACS (202) 444-9302
8/99-6/05 Doctor of Medicine: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellow (limb transplantation research) 2002-2003
Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow (breast reconstruction research) 2001-2002
9/95-6/98 Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Biochemistry: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

PUBLICATIONS IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

Baker SB, Cohen M, Kuo L, Johnson M, Al-Attar A, and Zukowska Z. The Role of the Neuropeptide Y-2 Receptor in Liporemodeling: Neuropeptide Y-Mediated Adipogenesis and Adipose Graft Maintenance. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2009 Feb 123(2): 486-92

Spear SL, Newman MK, Bedford SM, Schwatz JS, and Cohen M. A retrospective analysis of outcomes using three common methods for immediate breast reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2008 Aug 122(2): 340-347

Cohen M, Mohanakumar T, Mackinnon SE, and Tung TH. Chimerism after vascularized limb versus bone marrow transplantation. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery 2006 Jul;22(5):375-84

Lowe JB, Cohen M, Hunter DA, and Mackinnon SE. Analysis of the Nerve Branches to Orbicularis Oculi Muscle of the Lower Eyelid in Fresh Cadavers. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2005 Nov; 116(6): 1743-9

Cohen M, Evanoff B, George LT, and Brandt KE. A Subjective Rating Scale for Evaluating the Appearance Outcome of Autologous Breast Reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2005 Aug;116(2): 440-9

Harbour JW, Worley L, Ma D, and Cohen M. Transducible peptide therapy for uveal melanoma and retinoblastoma. Archives of Ophthalmology 2002 Oct;120(10):1341-6

BOOK CHAPTERS

Clemens MW, Cohen M, Attinger CE. “Soft Tissue Reconstruction in the Charcot Foot.” The Diabetic Charcot Foot: Principles of Management. Editor: Frykberg, RG. Data Trace Publishing Co., Brooklandville, MD, 2010

Spear, SL and Cohen, M. “Correction of Capsular Contracture after Augmentation Mammaplasty by Conversion to the Subpectoral or Dual-Plane Position.” Surgery of the Breast: Principles and Art. Editors: Spear, SL et al. 3rd Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, in press.

PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL MEETINGS

Effectiveness of the Bone Marrow Component of a Limb Allograft at Inducing Hemopoietic Chimerism in a Murine Model. Michael Cohen, Thalachallour Mohanakumar, Susan E. Mackinnon,and Thomas Tung. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, 2004 Annual Meeting, Rancho Mirage, CA, January 17-20, 2004.

Anatomic and Histomorphometric Analysis of the Nerve to the Orbicularis Oculi Muscle of the Lower Eyelid in a Fresh Cadaver Model. James B. Lowe III, Michael Cohen, Daniel A. Hunter, and Susan E. Mackinnon. American Society for Peripheral Nerve, 2004 Annual Meeting, Rancho Mirage, CA, January 17-18, 2004.

Effectiveness of the Bone-Marrow Component of a Vascularized Limb Allograft Versus a Comparable Dose of Exogenous Bone Marrow Transplant in Producing a Stable State of Hemopoietic Chimerism in Mice. Michael Cohen and Thomas Tung. 2003 Annual Medical Student Fellows’ Meeting for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Research Training for Medical Students Fellowship Program, HHMI Headquarters, Chevy Chase, Maryland, May 12-14, 2003.

A Reliable Patient-Based Evaluation Instrument for Assessing the Appearance Outcome of Autologous Breast Reconstruction. Michael Cohen, Bradley Evanoff, Keith E. Brandt.

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