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Leslie E. Cohen, M.D., FACS

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Locations and Appointments

Insurances Accepted

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Personal Statement

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Using the most advanced surgical techniques with technical precision and attention to detail, I strive to provide the highest quality reconstructive and aesthetic surgery that will enhance each patient’s quality of life. I employ the latest 3-D imaging technology to optimize the reconstructive plans and am trained to use muscle-sparing techniques called perforator flaps to provide each patient the most ideal reconstruction to restore appearance and function.

Biographical Info

Leslie is originally from Long Island, New York. She graduated as a Presidential Scholar from Stanford University in 2006 and went on to obtain her medical degree from Mount Sinai Medical School in 2010. She then completed her residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery in 2016 at Weill Cornell/Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital where she was awarded the Dicran Goulian Award for Academic Excellence in Plastic Surgery. She went on to complete a fellowship in microsurgery for reconstruction of oncologic and traumatic defects at NYU Langone Medical Center and at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Her clinical expertise is in microsurgical perforator flaps (DIEP flap, SGAP/IGAP flap, PAP flap) and implant based reconstruction after breast cancer as well as complex reconstruction for adults and children who have defects after surgery of the head and neck, abdominal wall, spine, pelvis and extremities. She also offers aesthetic surgery for the face and body with the goal to enhance appearance with a natural un-operated look using the most advanced surgical techniques available.

In her free time she enjoys live music, cooking, hiking and spending time with her husband and two children. Leslie has a passion for providing medical care to underserved regions. She has participated in numerous surgical missions for reconstructive plastic surgery across the world including Angkor Children’s Hospital in Cambodia, El Salvador and rural Belize.

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Honors and Awards

New York SuperDoctor: an Honor given to 5% of all New York physicians 

Board Certifications
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Clinical Expertise
Breast Reconstruction With DIEP Free Flap
Breast Augmentation
Breast Reduction
Reconstruction of Breast With Insertion of Breast Implant
Breast Lift
Botox and Fillers
Cosmetic Eye Surgery
Liposuction
Post Bariatric Surgery
Botulinum Toxin (Botox Injection)
Body Contouring
Rhinoplasty
Facial Cosmetic Surgery
Vaginal Reconstruction
Reconstruction, Pelvis
Tummy Tuck
Abdominoplasty
Breast Reduction and Mastopexy
Reconstruction After Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Transgender, S/P Sex Reassignment Surgery
Facial Reanimation Surgery
Languages
English
Education 
  • M.D.
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    2010
  • B.A.
    Stanford University
    2006
Appointments 
  • Assistant Attending Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Videos

Breast Cancer Precision Care: A Family Affair | Weill Cornell Medicine

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