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When seeking top-tier plastic surgery expertise in Newport News and Williamsburg, patients often turn to Dr. Michael Cohen, a renowned board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in breast and body procedures, including breast augmentations, breast reductions, breast lifts, abdominoplasties, breast implant surgery, and many more. Dr. Cohen is committed to excellence and brings a compassionate approach to every procedure he performs.

Meet Dr. Michael Cohen

Residents of Williamsburg, Hampton Roads, and surrounding areas trust Dr. Cohen for his ability to offer personalized surgeries that adhere to their unique goals. The Plastic Surgery Center of Hampton Roads is proud to have Dr. Cohen as one of our board-certified plastic surgeons in Newport News and Williamsburg.

Dr. Michael Cohen, MD

Dr. Michael Cohen graduated as valedictorian from his public high school in Boston, MA. He was then admitted early to Harvard University, where he majored in biochemistry and studied multiple other subjects. Next, he pursued his medical degree at Washington University School of Medicine, where his interest in plastic surgery was sparked.

Education & Training

Dr. Cohen’s commitment to advancing his skills in plastic surgery led him to undertake specialized fellowships. He designed his own curriculum to delve deeper into plastic surgery research, securing prestigious fellowships from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship. He became the first medical student in the U.S. to do both fellowships, following which he spent two years doing plastic surgery research under the mentorship of experts like Dr. Keith E. Brandt.

After completing medical school, Dr. Cohen also trained in plastic surgery at Georgetown University, one of the country’s leading programs for breast plastic surgery. During his residency, he co-authored numerous publications in plastic surgery. He also completed an additional year of subspecialty fellowship at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore with Dr. Bernard Chang, one of the pioneers in microsurgical breast reconstruction after mastectomy. Dr. Cohen spent over seven years mastering the art and science of plastic surgery.

Board Certification & Awards

Dr. Michael Cohen is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and specializes in plastic surgery of the breast and body. In 2017 and 2018, the American Institute of Plastic Surgeons named him one of the 10 Best Plastic Surgeons in the State of Washington for his exceptional patient service. Additionally, the Consumers’ Research Council of America included him as one of America’s Top Surgeons in Plastic Surgery in 2017 and 2018.

Personal Life

Dr. Cohen enjoys playing the acoustic 12-string guitar, and his interests span art and nature photography to outdoor pursuits like hiking and travel. He has traveled the globe, from living in Russia, Italy, and Israel to extensive travels throughout Europe, Northern Africa, and Asia, including Thailand and India. He also dedicates his time to surgical mission trips in the Dominican Republic and has either lived in or traveled to 47 states in the U.S.

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