Dr. Barry Cohen

Plastic Surgery
MD
36 years experience male

Locations

washington plastics

Address

3203 tower oaks blvd rockville MD, 6845 elm street mclean va
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About

Bio

I am a board certified plastic surgeon. I have been in practice 21 years. Cornell undergrad, MD and all but dissertaion for phD in biochemistry from Georgetown U. MBA from GW. Very interested in skincare, face lifts, breast surgery, and nose surgery and body contouring. I do burn reconstruction

Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
36 years experience
So many possibilitie: Kidney infection /stones gall stones ovarian cysts get checked.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Should be no issue.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
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Get it checked: And removed by a derm or plastic surgeon.
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A 20-year-old member asked:
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Not: Much topically helps mederma or moiturizer.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Gold: Standard for cystic acne is still accutane, but there are risks with it, and cannot be used if you are planning pregancy. Get it controlled by a derm... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
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You need: Blood tests many causes still could be kidney failure (high output) diabetes see you doc.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
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Very variable: Based on type of lift and your propensity to scar.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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Common: Reasons self esteem easier to find clothes that fit proportionately not all about the guy.....
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Not usually: Best stick with inert mineral makeup.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Wristbands can put pressure on the carpal tunnel and reduce circulation to the hand.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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Black dots: On your skin that look like clogged pores.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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There: Are numerous and far ranging choices. A good plastic surgeon can review them based on your anatomy.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
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It could: Especially if it caused a low grade infection after piercing.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
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No great solutions: Except a tummy tuck most lasers are not effective.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
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No: I would however seek an endocrinologist opinion and check hormone levels of testosterone.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
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Many causes: Usually increased bacteria, sebaceous production, or hormones.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
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Out of country: Plastic surgery can be cheaper if all goes well. I often see complications from such adventures. The costs to deal with them escalate tremendously. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
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Hard to do: Accutane is the gold standard and gives you the most hope.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
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Try: Minoxidil for women and oral spironolactone oral vitamins as well.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
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Very happy: Procedure! minimal recovery capsule contracture is most vexing issues rupture occurs down the road and need for replacement saline quicker than ge... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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No: Lipo is meant for people at or close to their ideal body weight with exercise or diet resistant disproportionality.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
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Combination: Excision and liposuction depending on severity.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Fillers of different viscosities are often stacked for best results.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Board certified: Plastic surgeon with micro surgery experience....This allows you full range of options.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
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Any cultures?: If meth resistant staph you may need a longer course of antibiotics. Get culture!
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Only scar: No new bone.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
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Doubtful: No evidence to support that theory.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
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If you have: No open wounds, probably just a bruise. Try arnica orally and fresh pineapple (contains bromelaine).
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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No quick: Solution. Laser and fillers best options for speed.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Typically not: Unless it is mostly fat and you are very over weight.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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Interesting q: Gangrenous areas typically have no blood supply, the conduit for an immune response.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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Possibly: Change antibiotic or try and antihistamine.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Have: It looked at by a dermatologist and consider biopsy.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Within 2 days: All goes well and there is no infection noted.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
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As long: As there was no capsule work done, and healing uneventful, as soon as you wish.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
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Yes: BP first then erythromycin.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
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10-30 days: 3 most till all swelling gone.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Yes: But if bothersome, try botox.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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Weight loss: Makes them smaller no non surgical methods for toning sorry.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
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I would: Start with retin a (tretinoin) or retinols if not successful, try fraxel or laser resurfacing.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
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Basically: Degree or temp of exposure time of exposure moisture and post thaw treatment as well as blood supply to area.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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No: It treats acute acne and reduces outbreaks.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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You: Can never get rid of it but choices: fillers laserabrasion chemical peels ipl fraxel pixel dermabrasion face lift excision.
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A male asked:
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Cystic: Deep acne usually produce scars and excessive picking!
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Many possibilites: You need a hematology workup if it is significant to check your bleeding / clotting factors.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
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Depends: What your problem is, and the experience of the surgeon. Get a second opinion.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
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Normal locations: Over the breasts.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
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Can't tell: On description see your doctor doubtful on description with single nodule but possible.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Cohen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cohen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for your quick & very helpful reply. Appreciate your advice!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Don t want any relapses with my weight! Want to lose 10 lbs. more!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Brevoxyl, Chlorhexidine gluconate, adapalene/benzoyl

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Georgetown University School of Medicine, DC
Graduated 1987MD

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Washington Region, DC - Summer
2013
Thought Leader, Third Place, Washington Region, DC - Summer
2013
Top Plastic Surgeon , Second Place, National - Summer
2013
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