Greenwood Village, Colorado
Joel L. Cohen, MD is an internationally-recognized expert on skin cancer and aesthetics, and has appeared on the nationally syndicated TV show “The Doctors”. He is the Director of AboutSkin Dermatology and DermSurgery in Greenwood Village and Lone Tree, Colorado. Dr. Cohen is one of about 10 full fellowship trained Mohs skin cancer surgeons in the state of Colorado (and spent 3 years with Mohs surgery pioneer and Mohs surgery textbook author Dr. George Mikhail). He is considered an international thought-leader and instructor on aesthetic dermatology, after studying for one year between 2000-2001 with Alastair and Jean Carruthers (the two physicians credited with discovering the cosmetic use of Botox). Dr. Cohen was elected to serve as a national instructor in dermatologic surgical and aesthetic procedures by the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) for its elite ASDS Preceptorship Program. He serves on the volunteer faculty of the University of Colorado as an Associate Clinical Professor. Dr. Cohen is Past Chair of the ASDS Patient Education Committee (2005-2007), and is a Past President of the Colorado Dermatologic Society (2006). From 2004-2007 and now again from 2009 to present, he serves on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery (ASCDAS). In 2005, he was the recipient of the ASDS Public Service Award, and in 2007 he received the ASCDAS Distinguished Service Award.
Dr. Cohen has published over 108 medical articles and book chapters, and has co-authored the McGraw-Hill aesthetic textbook released in September of 2008 called Aesthetic Rejuvenation: A Regional Approach. He is currently the author for a Blackwell-Wiley textbook on botulinum toxins for release in 2012. Recently, he co-authored the International Expert’s Roundtable on botulinum toxins (in International Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy), a Consensus on botulinum toxins and fillers (in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery), a botulinum toxin overview (in Aesthetic Surgery Journal), a single author review article on Fillers and Complications (in Dermatologic Surgery), and a single author review of Bimatoprost (Latisse) (in Dermatologic Surgery). He also participates in many cosmetic clinical trials ranging from injectable cosmetic agents to lasers and topical therapies (including many FDA studies such as Restylane, Perlane, JuveDerm, Radiesse, Botox, Dysport, Xeomin, Latisse and Obagi products).