Michael Cohen, M.D.

4700 Point Fosdick Dr. NW #208
Gig Harbor, Washington 98335
https://www.bayviewplasticsurgery.com/

About Dr. Michael Cohen

Dr. Michael Cohen is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, specializing in plastic surgery of the breast and body. Dr. Cohen strives to provide his patients with only the highest standard in plastic surgery. He is known for his artistic eye, his perfectionism, his emphasis on ethics and patient safety, as well as his ability to think outside the box when approaching clinical challenges. Dr. Cohen recognizes that each patient is unique, and provides a highly individualized approach, taking the time to listen to the patient’s concerns and desires before explaining all the surgical options available and suitable for the particular patient.

Dr. Cohen has performed numerous breast augmentations, reductions, and lifts, as well as abdominoplasties, mommy makeovers, and various other body contouring procedures. His extensive background in breast cancer reconstruction has made him even more skilled at handling different clinical challenges of breast plastic surgery.

Additionally, Dr. Cohen was named one of 10 Best Plastic Surgeons in the State of Washington by the American Institute of Plastic Surgeons in 2017 and 2018, for exceptional and outstanding patient service. He was listed as one of America’s Top Surgeons in the field of Plastic Surgery by Consumers’ Research Council of America in 2017 and 2018.

Credentials of Dr. Michael Cohen

Diplomate of The American Board of Plastic Surgery


Bayview Plastic Surgery, PLLC, Gig Harbor, WA. Founder, Managing Member
4700 Point Fosdick Dr NW, Gig Harbor WA 98335

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

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

Fellowship: Plastic Surgery of the Breast, Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction
Mercy Medical Center
, Baltimore, Maryland (410) 332-9700
Program Chairman: Bernard Chang, MD

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

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

Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Biochemistry: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Testimonials from the patients of Dr. Michael Cohen


“Dr. Cohen has been such a blessing! He worked with my breast cancer surgeon from the beginning to plan the best possible outcome, saving much of my breast after my mastectomy. I have a lot of preferences, and Dr. Cohen continuously develops and improves on our plan, adapting to my needs as necessary. I never feel rushed. He carefully listens to my questions, and he gives me detailed answers. He has always treated me with respect, kindness, and professionalism. I don’t know how I could’ve made it through without him.”


“Dr. Cohen is amazing! He is professional and takes time with his patients to make sure they feel comfortable and well informed about the process. He is a perfectionist (the hospital nurses let me know this as well, he has a great reputation) and he is invested in his patients wellbeing. He makes sure he calls to check in during recovery and is present for post op appointments. Couldn’t have asked for a better experience.”


“Dr. Cohen was absolutely amazing! He was warm, compassionate, patient, and kind. He answered all the questions my husband and I had with facts and honesty. He looked us in the eye when he spoke to us. (something that is very important to me.) He is very professional from the first visit to the last. He and his staff treated me with humor and truth and never made me feel like I was just another number. I would highly recommend Dr. Cohen and his staff.”


“What a wonderful experience I have had with Dr Michael Cohen and his wonderful staff, every single one of them. I had researched online all I could and just saw that Dr Cohen was who I would trust with my life and I was right. Very easy to schedule with him and he is prompt and efficient. Dr Cohen is a caring and skilled surgeon. My surgery, pre-op and postoperative was everything he prepared me for. I had no surprises. I absolutely recommend Dr Cohen.”


“Putting my care in the hands of Dr. Cohen proved to be a wonderful decision. Last week, I underwent skin removal (a panniculectomy) performed by Dr. Cohen. Today, I looked at my new flat belly for the first time and I am so very pleased with Dr. Cohen’s work. I look fabulous!!. I had the utmost faith in his ability to provide what I needed because even before I saw him, the nursing staff told me, on a few occasions, that Dr. Cohen is a meticulous surgeon and that he is always a pleasure to work with because he demands the best for his patients. He was even able to save my belly button, which is lost in many cases. He is gentle and caring and I knew that he would take great care of me and he did. Even though I am 67 years old, he made me feel important and that I was worth his time. He is one of my heroes and I will be forever grateful. He was patient with me, answering any questions I had. He educated me so well that I didn’t feel anxious or concerned at all. I look forward to my very best years now. I know they are ahead of me and not behind and it is all because of you, Dr. Cohen. You rock!!!”


“First and foremost he’s such an awesome doctor. He is thorough, answers any and all questions. I honestly couldn’t be any happier with my choice. His staff is also quite amazing. The office is super clean and inviting. I highly recommend Dr. Cohen.”


“Dr. Cohen is a spectacular surgeon. He not only gave me back my body I had before having my 4 children, but was able to make a few extra changes to compliment. I had both a tummy tuck and breast augmentation with fat transfer. He listened to my needs, recommended the best plan of care, and explained thoroughly the process. His kindness and thoughtfulness during my care was exceptional. His staff also goes the extra mile for patient care. I could not be happier with my results. I highly recommend him for all your surgical needs, he is the very best!”


“I lost 115lbs and had a quite a bit of skin over hanging my belly I was a bit worried because often unlike tummy tucks panniculectomy are often not pretty after. Dr Cohen however not only took the skin but actually worked to give me a stunning abdomen. I could not be happier with this.”

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4700 Point Fosdick Dr. NW #208
Gig Harbor, Washington 98335
https://www.bayviewplasticsurgery.com/

Procedures performed by Dr. Michael Cohen

  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift (Mastopexy)
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Revision
  • Liposuction (Body Contouring)
  • Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)
  • Buttock Lift
  • Nonsurgical Facial Rejuvenation
  • Dermal Fillers
  • BOTOX®

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