Jason Cohen, MD, FACS
World-renowned surgeon, specializing in thyroid and parathyroid diseases
Dr. Cohen is a surgical oncologist, as well as a general surgeon. He is the founder and managing partner of the Surgery Group of LA. He is highly experienced in laparoscopic, robotic, and other minimally invasive surgical techniques, and specializes in head and neck endocrine surgery. Dr. Cohen is a leading expert in the surgical treatment of the thyroid and parathyroid glands.
Fellowship: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Skilled robotic and laparoscopic surgeon
After receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and drawing from the State University of New York (SUNY Binghamton). Dr. Cohen earned his M.D. at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, where he also completed his general surgery residency. Upon completing his chief residency year at SUNY, he moved to Los Angeles where he trained as a surgical oncology fellow at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Immediately after finishing his fellowship, Dr. Cohen became the director of the surgical oncology/breast clinic at Cedars-Sinai.
As an early adopter of technological advancements in surgery, Dr. Cohen strives to utilize minimally invasive techniques as a way to provide his patients with a treatment option that reduces both scarring and speeds recovery time.
Member of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Executive Committee, and Director of Cedars-Sinai Pre-med Program
In addition to his role with the Cedars-Sinai Medical Executive Committee, Dr. Cohen is also the Chief Medical Advisor to the Pre-Healthcare Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The program gives undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students the opportunity to shadow physicians in a variety of environments at the hospital.
He has written for numerous medical journals and his volunteer efforts have taken him to South America and as far as Africa, where he served as Volunteer House Officer of the Mission Hospital in Kikuyu, Kenya.
Dr. Cohen enjoys oil painting, skiing, staying fit and spending time with his wife (who is one of the top aesthetic injectors in the USA) and their three children.