Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Dr. Cohn is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Medical Association, Jefferson County Medical Society, Alabama Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.
Native Southerner, Duke and MUSC Graduate
Originally from Columbus, GA, Dr. Cohn has been living in Birmingham since 2006. He received his bachelor’s degree from Duke University in 1995 and upon graduating cum laude was accepted into medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. While in medical school, he received a variety of notable accolades including being elected president of his medical class for all four years, being the recipient of a four-year academic medical-school scholarship, as well as various awards for service and leadership. Additionally, Dr. Cohn was one of five students inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society, during only his third year in medical school and went on to serve as president of the honor society during his senior year.
General Surgery and Plastic Surgery Residency, University of Chicago Hospital
Upon graduation from medical school, he was accepted into the highly competitive combined general surgery/plastic surgery residency training program at the University of Chicago Hospital. While there, he received extensive training with an internationally recognized faculty focusing on the wide breadth of plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Additional Specialty Training Focused on Cosmetic Surgery for the Face, Breast, Body, and Breast Reconstruction
Upon completion of his chief residency in 2006, Dr. Cohn went on to receive extra sub-specialty fellowship training in cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body with additional focus on advanced breast reconstruction, under the tutelage of his mentor (and friend), Dr. James Grotting.
Awards, Publications, Professorship at University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital
Dr. Cohn has won awards for academic presentations given at local, regional, and national meetings and has been the young author and co-author of an extensive array of academic articles published in peer-reviewed plastic surgery publications. He has served as clinical faculty for surgical residents at Carraway Methodist Hospital and continues to serve as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital.
Patients First, Always
Both Dr. Cohn and his staff are committed to the highest standards of surgical excellence and patient care. His compassionate bedside manner, commitment to patient education, dedication to involving patients in procedural decisions, as well as his specialized training have made him a popular choice for patients seeking a safe, rewarding plastic surgical experience. He is committed to achieving the most beautiful and natural results by combining technical excellence, artistic skill, and meticulous attention to detail.
Dr. Cohn is the proud father of three loving daughters and is married to his devoted wife, Tracy. He enjoys coaching his children’s sports teams, playing tennis, and spending time with his family. He is actively involved in community, religious, and philanthropic endeavors.