Steven R. Cohen, MD
Face, Breast & Body Surgery
Castle Connolly – Top Doctors
FACES+ Plastic Surgery, Skin and Laser Center
4510 Executive Drive, Ste.200,
San Diego, CA 92121
Dr. Cohen grew up in the Washington D.C. area and went to college at Emory University, where he majored in English and graduated summa cum laude. He was accepted as an early decision candidate at the George Washington University School of Medicine, where he graduated in 1980. Dr. Cohen trained in General Surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City and originally pursued a career in Cardiac Surgery. After his second year at Columbia, he was selected into Dr. Andrew Morrow’s Cardiac Surgery Fellowship and spent 2 years as a Clinical Associate at the National Institutes of Health in the Cardiac Surgery Branch.
While at N.I.H., Dr. Cohen saw a magnificent program on PBS on the new field of Craniofacial Surgery and changed his career path. He went on to complete his General Surgery residency at Dartmouth and received his Plastic Surgical training at the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Cohen was honored to be accepted into a fellowship in Craniofacial and Facial Plastic Surgery with Dr. Henry Kawamoto at UCLA. Dr. Cohen was double boarded in General Surgery (no longer active) and Plastic Surgery. Dr. Cohen currently specializes in cosmetic and craniofacial surgery and brings a wealth of experience as well as a professional artistic eye to his work.