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Bernard H. Cohen, MD


Hevia Cosmetic Dermatology
550 Biltmore Way Suite #870
Coral Gables , FL
United States
Phone: (305) 443-9977
Florida US
Diplomate - ABHRS
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1 Grove Isle Drive #1205

Miami FL 33133

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For over 25 years, Dr. Cohen has dedicated his practice to hair loss diagnosis and hair transplantation. He is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (see below). He is an active member of the teaching faculty at the University of Miami Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, holds the title of Voluntary Professor and was former Clinical Professor and Director of Surgical Training.

Dr Cohen was awarded "Surgeon of the Year" distinction by The Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons, and was chosen "Surgeon of the Month" by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. He’s received multiple awards for his dedicated service to the University of Miami's dermatology training program. He was awarded First Prize in the ISHRS poster competition 2002. Dr. Cohen has multiple publications (see below) and has lectured to more than 25 different medical and surgical societies throughout the world. In 2010 he was awarded the Platinum Follicle, the society's highest honor for outstanding achievement in hair science research.

As an inventor, he has several patents and copyrights related to hair technology.  The Suture Tension Adjustment Reel S.T.A.R. -- a device for stretching tissue to minimize the tension on donor site closure.   The Hair Loss Profile and Index -- a computerized classification system that characterizes the distribution and severity of pattern hair loss.  The Hair Quantimeter – an electronic, hand-held device for measuring hair loss and hair growth treatment response  (on a scale of 1 to 100).  The device is able to detect the earliest reductions in hair diameter… 10 to 15 years before balding is actually visible.

Education, ISHRS Fellowship Training Programs, & Board Certifications: 

MD -- Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Dermatology Training -- New York University Skin & Cancer Hospital (Chief Resident)
Military -- Chief of Dermatology, US Army Hospital West Point NY
Certified by American Board of Dermatology
Certified by American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery*
   *The ABHRS is not recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).

Memberships & Affiliations: 

American Academy of Dermatology
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
Florida Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery
Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons
Miami Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery
Florida Society of Medicine
Dade County Medical Society

Publications & Presentations: 

Dr. Cohen has published over 20 scientific publications in the medical literature and has lectured to more than 25 different medical groups throughout the world.   His most significant contributions are the following.  These represent original scientific research.  Several have won awards in peer group competition.  

The Suture Tension Adjustment Reel (S.T.A.R.) -- A new device for the management of wound closure.

The Boro's Triange Scalp Reduction -- An surgical method that reduces post operative scar widening.

The Hair Loss Profile, Index, and Severity Scale -- A computerized scoring system by which hair loss can be characterized.

The Cross Section Trichometer -- An electronic device that measures hair loss and growth by detecting fluctuations in hair density and diameter.  The technology is intended for use by the practicing physician --  outside a research laboratory.