Dr. Brett Cohen, MD

Dr. Brett Cohen, MD

Bariatric Surgery | Male | 45 years old

Combine existing medical and surgical practices into a collaborative, multispecialty group that values each individual member and provides exemplary patient care defined by its quality, safety and value, remaining consistent with the culture and mission of an Integrated Memorial Healthcare System.Read more

Memorial Division of General Surgery
4651 Sheridan St Ste 350
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Combine existing medical and surgical practices into a collaborative, multispecialty group that values each individual member and provides exemplary patient care defined by its quality, safety and value, remaining consistent with the culture and mission of an Integrated Memorial Healthcare System.Read more

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Dr. Cohen's Care Philosophy

Combine existing medical and surgical practices into a collaborative, multispecialty group that values each individual member and provides exemplary patient care defined by its quality, safety and value, remaining consistent with the culture and mission of an Integrated Memorial Healthcare System.

Dr. Cohen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Dr. Cohen has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement (5/17/2013)
    • Amount or Range: $150,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: BROWARD COUNTY
    • State: Florida
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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acid Reflux
  • Appendicitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Weight Loss

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Miami / School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Vanderbilt University Hospital

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    Emory University

    Completed in 1999

    University Miami Jackson Meml Hospital

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Southern California

    Completed in 2004

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic