Dr. Joel Cohen, MD

Dr. Joel Cohen, MD

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Cosmetic Dermatology  ·  
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48 y/o
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Dr. Joel Cohen, MD is a cosmetic dermatology specialist in Greenwood Village, CO and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in cosmetic dermatology, dermatology, and more.Read his story

AboutSkin Dermatology and DermSurgery PC

5340 S Quebec St Ste 300

Greenwood Village, CO 80111
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cohen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Excision of Skin Lesion
normal
more than 66% of peers
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
normal
more than 59% of peers
Mohs Surgery
normal
more than 41% of peers

Dr. Cohen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Cohen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cohen "JOEL L. COHEN, MD is an internationally-recognized expert on aesthetics and skin cancer. Dr. Cohen has been named a US News and World Report Top Dermatologist, and has been voted by his peers as one of Denver's Top Doctors in 5280 magazine NINE times (including listings for cosmetic procedures as well as dermatology). He is the Director of AboutSkin Dermatology and DermSurgery in Greenwood Village and Lone Tree, Colorado. Dr. Cohen was elected to serve as a national instructor in dermatologic surgical and aesthetic procedures by both the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Preceptorship Program and also American Society of Lasers in Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) Preceptorship Program. He serves on the dermatology teaching faculty of the University of Colorado as an Associate Clinical Professor, and as an Assistant clinical professor at the University of California at Irvine. He has been a recipient of the ASDS Public Service Award, the ASCDAS Distinguished Service Award, and the ASDS Excellence in Education Award. Dr. Cohen has published over 198 scientific medical articles and book chapters, and has co-authored 3 academic textbooks: Regional Rejuvenation (McGraw-Hill), Reconstructive Conundrums in Dermatologic Surgery (Wiley-Blackwell) and Botulinum Toxins Cosmetic and Clinical Applications (Wiley-Blackwell); and co-authored the Derm Directory (eds. 1-7) as well. He did his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan and Brandeis University—where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude. He received his MD degree at Mount Sinai's Icahn School of Medicine in New York City, and graduated with Honors. Dr. Cohen has been quoted in many newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, Glamour, Vogue, Allure, In Style, Shape, MORE and Esquire. He is a frequent guest on Sirius Satellite Doctor Radio, and was also featured on the Emmy-Award winning TV show "The Doctors" as an expert dermatologist & Mohs surgeon. Below are the list of awards the provider has received: - Recipient of the American Society of Dermatolgic Surgery (ASDS) 2015 Excellence in Education Award - Recipient of the American Society of Dermatolgic Surgery (ASDS) 2005 National Public Service Award - Recipient of the ASCDAS 2007 Distinguished Service Award - Selected by Denver Physicians as one of Denver's Top Dermatology and/or Cosmetic Doctors NINE times in 5280(2003, 2004, 2006, 2008-2013) - Selected a US NEws and World Report Top Dermatologist (Fall 2012) - Selected as a Castle Connelly Top Dermatologist (2012-2017) - Doctor's Choice Award (2015) - Patient's Choice Award (2010-2016) - Recipient, Henry Ford Hospital Outstanding Resident Award (Dermatology) 2000 - Recipient, Michigan Dermatological Association's Outstnading Clinical Paper Award 2000 - Appointed as a resident representative to American Academy of Dermatology's FDA Therapeutics Liaison Task Force (1999-2001) by Drs. Henry Lim and Darrell Rigel - The Mount Sinai Auxiliary Board Award for Excellence in the Delivery of Health Care Services - Phi Beta Kappa National Honors Society - The Steinberg Prize in History: $1000 award for outstanding achievement"

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cohen "We Provide the Best Dermatology Services in South Denver - Greenwood Village and Lone Tree. Our Team consists of highly skilled and experienced board-certified Dermatologists. Our goal is to provide up-to-date, advanced care in a professional and respectful setting. Visit Aboutskin Dermatology to address your medical, surgical, and cosmetic needs."

4  Specialties

  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Aesthetic Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

1  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Hair Removal
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Brandeis U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University of British Columbia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Recipient of the American Society of Dermatolgic Surgery (ASDS) 2015 Excellence in Education Award, 2015
  • Recipient of the American Society of Dermatolgic Surgery (ASDS) 2005 National Public Service Award, 2005
  • Michigan Dermatological Association's Outstnading Clinical Paper Award, 2000
  • Doctor's Choice Award, 2015
  • Selected as a Castle Connelly Top Dermatologist, 2012-2017
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2010-2016
  • Recipient of the ASCDAS 2007 Distinguished Service Award, 2007
  • Appointed as a resident representative to American Academy of Dermatology's FDA Therapeutics Liaison Task Force by Drs. Henry Lim and Darrell Rigel, 1999-2001
  • Selected by Denver Physicians as one of Denver's Top Dermatology and/or Cosmetic Doctors NINE times in 5280, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008-2013
  • Selected a US NEws and World Report Top Dermatologist, Fall 2012
  • Henry Ford Hospital Outstanding Resident Award (Dermatology), 2000
Media & Publications

Dr. Cohen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cohen's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cohen to family and friends
105 total reviews (68 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (105)

  • 5
    (97)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Cohen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (68)

I have had outstanding experiences with Dr. Coen. His practice is professional, knowledgable, clean, thorough and trustworthy. I have always been nervous about my skin visits because we have so much skin cancer in Colorado and because of my severe acne scars. He did laser surgery on my face and...more
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I felt so blessed in every way! My entire experience at Dr. Cohen's office has been beyond my expectations. My husband is a Plastic Surgeon and he agrees. Dr. Cohen is in every way "Star" quality! He is gifted! However, he is also a very kind and caring doctor. The staff is also first...more
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Dr Cohen is the top choice of other doctors in town for their own treatment and when referring their families. He is THE doctor that other doctors go to.
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Had a MOHS procedure and all went well for me
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Dr Cohen spent a lot of time explaining my upcoming Mohs surgery and showed me pictures so i knew what to expect. He was very thorough and encouraging throughout the entire surgery. He did an excellent job and my scar is barely noticeable. Dr Cohen is exceptional.
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