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Meet Dr. Barry J. Cohen

Dr. Cohen, M.D., P.C., Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, is a fully trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He practices all areas of plastic and reconstructive surgery, with areas of greatest interest in cosmetic surgery


Dr. Cohen’s educational background is broad. He is a graduate of Cornell University with a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry. While at Cornell, Dr. Cohen was involved in the honors program in his major. He completed his medical school training at Georgetown University, graduating near the top of his class. He then served as a general surgery resident at a well-known trauma center, The MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where he won numerous awards for both his clinical and research skills.

He completed his plastic surgery training in New York with The Long Island Plastic Surgical Group, the largest group of plastic surgeons in the world. Here he was exposed to all facets of plastic surgery. In addition to his extensive clinical training, Dr. Cohen has published numerous articles in the field of plastic surgery.

He is founder and senior partner of the Washington Plastic Surgery Group, located in the D.C. metropolitan area.


Dr. Cohen is a member of the following Professional Societies:

Diplomate, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive surgeons

Member, The National Capital Area Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

Member, American Burn Association.

The Team of Dr. Barry J. Cohen

Our team is the cornerstone of our practice, bringing a diverse set of skills and a shared commitment to excellence in patient care. Get to know the professionals who will be supporting you throughout your cosmetic journey!


Director of Operations & Business Development


Practice Manager


Medical Assistant


Physician’s Assistant


Nurse Practitioner

Our Patients Love Us!


"I have been incredibly fortunate to have found Barry Cohen and I can’t say enough about the quality of the care he provides. He understands how to get the most effective results with the least downtime and discomfort. If you are looking for a plastic surgeon who provides excellent results with minimal downtime, you should call Dr. Cohen! You will not be disappointed!"


"Dr. Cohen, I wanted to express my immense gratitude for the exceptional care during my recent facelift, neck lift and upper eyelid surgery. Your warm and reassuring demeanor put me at ease from the first consultation, and on the day of the surgery, your entire team ensured a smooth and comforting experience. The results are beyond my expectations. Thank you for your surgical skills and dedication to achieving the best results! "

Marcia Levinson

"Dr. Cohen’s kind and professional manner as well as his surgical expertise generates great confidence. His office staff is efficient and compassionate, and my care felt individualized for me. "

Martha Fisseha

"Dr. Barry J Cohen has to be one of the best doctors one can have in the world. He makes you feel welcomed on each visit and treats everyone with the highest level of respect, knowledge, and consideration. Dr. Barry has a heart of gold and I am lucky to have him as my doctor."

Wala Elsheikh

"I am so happy with my surgery Dr. Cohen did an amazing job on my tummy tuck and liposuction. If there is more than 5 stars I would give him hundreds. Thank you Dr. Cohen, you changed my life."

Kerry Gray

"Dr. Cohen is an expert and you won’t be disappointed in whatever concern or improvement you wish to make! His staff is excellent and responsive. I won’t go anywere else for procedures."

Basirat Shonekan

"Great doctor, did a great job for me with great personality. I will highly recommend him. Thank you for all you did for me. I appreciate you."


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Welcome to Our Office Policies

Understanding our office policies is key to ensuring a seamless and positive experience for every patient. This section provides clear and concise information about how we operate, helping you prepare for your visit with confidence.

Consultation Process:

  • All patients must schedule an initial consultation before any procedure. Zoom consultations are also available for booking.
  • During the consultation, patients are encouraged to discuss their medical history, expectations and ask any questions they may have.
  • All consultations are complimentary for cosmetic services only. 

Scheduling and Cancellation:

  • To ensure a smooth process, appointments must be scheduled in advance.
  • Credit card information must be provided to schedule an appointment. By providing your credit card details, you confirm your commitment to the scheduled appointment, reducing the likelihood of no-shows and ensuring availability for other clients.
  • A 24-hour notice is required for appointment cancellations or rescheduling. Failure to provide timely notice will result in a $50 cancellation fee.


Financial Policies:

  • Detailed treatment plans, including all fees associated with surgery, will be provided during the initial consultation.
  • Payment options, including financing, will be discussed during the initial consultation.
  • A security deposit of $1,000 will be required to secure a surgery date.
  • Surgery payment must be paid in full 3 weeks prior to surgery date.


Follow-Up Care:

  • Attend scheduled follow-up appointments for post-surgical care and monitoring.
  • Follow any post-operative care instructions provided by the healthcare team.



  • Patient privacy is of utmost importance. All personal and medical information will be kept confidential in accordance with privacy laws and regulations.
  • Before and after photos will only be used with consent provided by the patient for educational or promotional services.


Respectful Conduct:

  • Treat all staff, healthcare professionals, and fellow patients with respect and courtesy.
  • Follow office policies to contribute to a safe and inclusive environment.