Justin Cohen, MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery-Plastic/Reconstructive

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Medical School:
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine
Graduate School :
  • MHS, Yale University
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Princeton University (NJ)
Residency:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Chief Resident, Plastic Surgery
Fellowships:
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School Program, Plastic Surgery
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Plastic/Reconstructive

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor

Publications

  • Chattha A, Chen AD, Muste J, Cohen JB, Lee BT, Lin SJ. Revisiting the Relationship Between Hospital Case Volume and Outcomes in Abdominally Based Free Flap Breast Reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2020 Oct;85(4):397-401. PubMed PMID: 32102003
  • Chen AD, Kamali P, Chattha AS, Bucknor A, Cohen JB, Bletsis PP, Flecha-Hirsch R, Tobias AM, Lee BT, Lin SJ. The National Surgical Quality Improvement Program 30-Day Challenge: Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction Outcomes Reporting Reliability. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2018 Mar;6(3):e1643. PubMed PMID: 29707443
  • Ruan QZ, Chen AD, Cohen JB, Singhal D, Lin SJ, Lee BT. Alternative Metrics of Scholarly Output: The Relationship among Altmetric Score, Mendeley Reader Score, Citations, and Downloads in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Mar;141(3):801-809. PubMed PMID: 29481413
  • Tran BNN, Ruan QZ, Cohen JB, Kamali P, Doval AF, Tobias AM, Singhal D, Lin SJ, Lee BT. Does Hormone Therapy Use Increase Perioperative Complications in Abdominally Based Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction?. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jun;141(6):805e-813e. PubMed PMID: 29794694
  • Chattha AS, Cohen JB, Bucknor A, Chen AD, Tobias AM, Lee BT, Lin SJ. Surgical site infection in immediate breast reconstruction: Does chemotherapy timing make a difference?. J Surg Oncol. 2018 Jun;117(7):1440-1446. PubMed PMID: 29574751
  • Epstein S, Tran BN, Cohen JB, Lin SJ, Singhal D, Lee BT. Racial disparities in postmastectomy breast reconstruction: National trends in utilization from 2005 to 2014. Cancer. 2018 Jul 1;124(13):2774-2784. PubMed PMID: 29660760
  • Kamali P, Ricci JA, Curiel DA, Cohen JB, Chattha A, Rakhorst HA, Lee BT, Lin SJ. Immediate Breast Reconstruction among Patients with Medicare and Private Insurance: A Matched Cohort Analysis. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2018 Jan;6(1):e1552. PubMed PMID: 29464148
  • Ruan QZ, Cohen JB, Baek Y, Bletsis P, Celestin AR, Epstein S, Bucknor AEM, Lee BT. Does industry funding mean more publications for subspecialty academic plastic surgeons?. J Surg Res. 2018 Apr;224:185-192. PubMed PMID: 29506839
  • Ruan QZ, Cohen JB, Baek Y, Chen AD, Doval AF, Singhal D, Fukudome EY, Lin SJ, Lee BT. Identifying Sources of Funding That Contribute to Scholastic Productivity in Academic Plastic Surgeons. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Apr;80(4 Suppl 4):S214-S218. PubMed PMID: 29319573
  • Cohen JB, Myckatyn TM. Reply: The Importance of Patient Satisfaction: A Blessing, a Curse, or Simply Irrelevant?. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Aug;140(2):363e-364e. PubMed PMID: 28746300
  • Cohen JB, Myckatyn TM, Brandt K. The Importance of Patient Satisfaction: A Blessing, a Curse, or Simply Irrelevant?. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jan;139(1):257-261. PubMed PMID: 28027265
  • Dolen U, Cohen JB, Overschmidt B, Tenenbaum MM, Myckatyn TM. Fat Grafting with Tissue Liquefaction Technology as an Adjunct to Breast Reconstruction. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2016 Dec;40(6):854-862. PubMed PMID: 27562834
  • Myckatyn TM, Cohen J, Chole RA. Clarification of the Definition of a "Biofilm". Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Jan;137(1):237e-238e. PubMed PMID: 26371389
  • Poppler L, Cohen J, Dolen UC, Schriefer AE, Tenenbaum MM, Deeken C, Chole RA, Myckatyn TM. Histologic, Molecular, and Clinical Evaluation of Explanted Breast Prostheses, Capsules, and Acellular Dermal Matrices for Bacteria. Aesthet Surg J. 2015 Aug;35(6):653-68. PubMed PMID: 26229126
  • Cohen JB, Carroll C, Tenenbaum MM, Myckatyn TM. Breast Implant-Associated Infections: The Role of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program and the Local Microbiome. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Nov;136(5):921-929. PubMed PMID: 26505698
  • Cohen JB, Krause DS. Understanding the mysteries of iPS cells. Yale J Biol Med. 2009 Sep;82(3):105-7. PubMed PMID: 19774121
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Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Active Member
  • American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Active Member

Practice Locations

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
6th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0800

CU Specialty Care at Highlands Ranch Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
1500 Park Central Drive
Suite 401
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-516-4085

CU Plastic Surgery
12348 E. Montview Blvd
Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, 2nd floor
Aurora, CO 80045
303-724-8700

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Plastic Surgery, Board Certification
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Board Certification (0001)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
  • Cancers
  • Cancers - Breast Cancer
  • Cancers - Cancer Surgery
  • Cancers - Head and Neck Cancer
  • Cancers - Melanoma
  • Cancers - Skin Cancer
  • Cancers - Sarcoma
  • Cancers - Thoracic (Tracheal, Esophageal)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Facial Plastics and Cosmetics
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Facial Paralysis
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Head and Neck Tumors
  • Failed Prior Surgery
  • Genetic Conditions and Testing
  • Skin, Hair and Nails
  • Skin, Hair and Nails - Biopsies and Excisions
  • Skin, Hair and Nails - Burns
  • Spine
  • Surgery - Body Contouring and Liposuction
  • Surgery
  • Surgery - Breast Surgery
  • Surgery - Burn Surgery
  • Surgery - Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Surgery - Free flaps and limb salvage
  • Surgery - Limb Salvage
  • Surgery - Nerve surgery
  • Surgery - Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  • Surgery - Weight Loss Surgery
  • Transgender Health
Care Philosophy
I ensure each patient receives a detailed consultation using a thoughtful and meticulous approach which guides the optimal treatment course. I focus on the integral interplay between aesthetic ideals and advanced reconstructive techniques to provide the best possible results.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine (0001)
Graduate Schools:
  • MHS, Yale University (0001)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Princeton University (NJ) (0001)
Residency Programs:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Chief Resident, Plastic Surgery (0001)
Fellowships:
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School Program, Plastic Surgery (0001)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Plastic/Reconstructive
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