is a professor and the chief of the Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Cosmetic Surgery at the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA, where he also serves as the director of the Craniofacial Center. Dr. Cohen is the program director for the plastic surgery residency program at UIC. He is the author or co-author of over 400 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and book chapters. He is the editor of Mastery of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the co-editor of The Unfavorable Result in Plastic Surgery: Avoidance and Treatment, Third Edition, Cosmetic Surgery after Massive Weight Loss, and Ferraro’s Fundamentals of Maxillofacial Surgery, Second Edition.
The Unfavorable Result in Plastic Surgery has been lauded as a classic text in plastic surgery, described by reviewers as "an unforgettable masterpiece," "an invaluable companion text," and "a vast resource." Mimis Cohen co-authored the widely acclaimed third edition with the late Robert Goldwyn. Along with his esteemed coeditors and a cadre of prominent plastic surgeons, Dr. Cohen has produced an illuminating fourth edition. Embracing the book's original philosophy, "Mistakes are often the best teachers," the updated text and videos are remarkable in their candor, yielding a vast number of lessons typically not shared in the literature.