Mimis Cohen





Current Positions

  • Professor and Chief, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery University of Illinois  and Director Craniofacial Center UIC
  • Training Program Director, Plastic Surgery Residency Program , University of Illinois,  Chicago, Illinois

 Education

  • University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece, M.D. Degree
  • Master’s thesis University of Athens, Greece
  • General Surgery residency ( 1): University of Athens Medical School
  • General Surgery residency (2): University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
  • Plastic Surgery residency: University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
  • Head and Neck Fellowship: Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, New York

Certifications

  • General Surgery Board Certifications: Greece, 1977
  • Plastic Surgery Board Certification: ABPS, 1983
  • Recertified: ABPS, 2017

Areas of Expertiose

  • Cleft Lip and Palate and Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Aesthetic Surgery
  • Post bariatric body contouring
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Maxillofacial Trauma

Publications

  • Author and co-author of 163 peer-reviewed articles, 146 abstracts and 33 book chapters

 Editor

  • Mastery of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 3 volume textbook Little, Brown and Co, Boston, MA 1994

Co-editor

  • Unfavorable Results in Plastic Surgery:  Avoidance and Treatment. 3rd edition, Goldwyn R. Cohen M, (eds.) Lippincott, Philadelphia, 2002
  • Cosmetic and reconstructive surgery after massive Weight loss. Thaller S and Cohen M (eds.) JP Medical publisher. London, St Louis, Panama City, New Delhi, 2013
  • Ferraro’s Fundamentals of Maxillofacial Surgery. Second edition. P. Taub,  P. Patel MD, S. Buchman and M. Cohen, (eds.) Spriger. NY 2015
  • Unfavorable results in Plastic surgery: Avoidance and Treatment 4th Edition Cohen M, Thaller S (eds.) Thieme, NY, 2018

Guest Editor

  • Problems in General Surgery. Reconstruction of Difficult Wounds.    Vol. 6, 1989.  J.B. Lippincott Co
  • Clinics in Plastic Surgery. Cleft Lip and Palate. Vol 31, April 2004, Saunders Philadelphia
  • Clinics in Plastic Surgery. Abdominal wall reconstruction. Vol 33, April 2006. Saunders, Philadelphia

Editorial Boards

  • The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery: Senior editor
  • Plastic Surgery Hyperguide: Associate Editor 2009-2015
  • Plastic Surgery Education Network (PSEN), PSEF: Section Editor in chief Pediatric and Craniomaxillofacial surgery 2009-2015

Presentations

  • Four hundred and twenty eight presentations at local, regional, national and International meetings
  • Invited Visiting Professor in 67 Institutions in the USA and the world.

Professional organizations

  • Member of 26 National and International organizations
  • Past President: American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons,
    • American Association of Pediatric Plastic surgery, 
    • Chicago Society of Plastic Surgeons and
    • Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgery


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