Dr. Michael Cohen, founder and Medical Director of Belcara Health, is recognized as one of the leading plastic surgeons in the nation. With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Cohen has performed thousands of procedures for the face, body and breasts – creating natural, beautiful results that help his patients look and feel their best. Dr. Cohen was named Top Doc by Baltimore Magazine – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017 – for Breast and Body Surgery.
Nationally acclaimed as a leading Breast Specialist, Dr. Cohen has been designated a LEAD Surgeon in Mentor’s program “Leadership, Experience and Development in Breast Augmentation” for the last 10 consecutive years. While continually perfecting his surgical techniques with the latest technology and products, Dr. Cohen frequently travels to research innovative surgical methods. In Sweden, Dr. Cohen met with Dr. Charles Randquist, founder and Medical Director of Victoriakliniken, a surgery center for aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. Dr. Randquist and Dr. Cohen collaborated on new solutions for breast enhancement surgery.
With a diverse cosmetic practice, Dr. Cohen has performed thousands of major cosmetic procedures, including breast enhancement, body contouring, facial enhancement, and hair transplantation. Dr. Cohen has accumulated an extensive amount of experience over two decades, performing approximately 400 breast surgeries each year. Over the years, he has worked with both saline and silicone implants and offers all current, FDA-approved implant types. He has a focused interest in Breast Revision procedures and augmentation mastopexy. As a standout professional among Maryland’s plastic surgeons, Dr. Cohen continues to be a leader in surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures.
Dr. Cohen is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons and an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. As a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, he is among a select group of board certified plastic surgeons that have attained the highest level of achievement in cosmetic surgical training, continuing education and clinical experience. In addition, Dr. Cohen is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. He completed his plastic surgery residency at Stanford University Medical Center and general surgery residency at Boston University. A graduate of the Tulane University School of Medicine, he is fellowship-trained in cosmetic, micro-vascular and burn surgery.
While Dr. Cohen’s professional training and experience is very impressive, his compassionate approach to medicine is what truly sets him apart. Dr. Cohen is known for his ability to put patients at ease, listening carefully to their goals and guiding them every step of the way to achieving them. It’s his empathy and regard for patients, artistic talent, technical skills and reputation for creating beautiful results that puts Dr. Cohen at the top of his field, as one of the premier cosmetic plastic surgeons.
Dr. Cohen says what he most enjoys about his work as a plastic surgeon is: “helping my patients feel better about themselves. It is so rewarding to see a patient’s self-image soar after surgery and how that improves their lives in many ways. I am honored to be a part of the positive changes in my patients’ lives.”
An avid health and fitness advocate, Dr. Cohen enjoys resistance training, swimming, cycling, and running. He has participated in numerous triathalons and Spartan races. He enjoys the arts including painting, sculpting and photography. He is most proud of the family he shares with his wife and three loving children.