Meet Dr. Michael Cohen
Dr. Michael Cohen is board-certified in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, and Facial Plastic Surgery with over 20 years of experience on Long Island. He completed his residency and served as the Chief Resident of Mount Sinai Hospital Otolaryngology Department in New York City. From there, Dr. Cohen joined Drs. Mollick, Etra, and Etra in private practice on the North Shore of Long Island. His attention to accurate diagnosis, conservative management, and an emphasis on general health and well bein quickly built him a strong reputation amongst his colleagues and neighboring communities. Dr. Cohen has since developed one of the most respected Otolaryngology practices in the area. To better accommodate his growing practice, he has expanded his offices across the North shore of Long Island and now serves patients from three offices in Nassau and Suffolk County.
Dr. Cohen’s emphasis is on achieving long term health benefits for his patients. His goals include minimizing the need for antibiotics and medications, while optimizing heath and wellbeing. To achieve these goals, he is well known for utilizing the most innovative techniques and cutting edge technology in his specialty. Many of the minimally invasive interventions he has mastered allow his patients to benefit from reduced recovery times and free them from their dependence on medications. He is one of the pioneers and preeminent providers of office based and minimally invasive Balloon Sinuplasty. This “no cut” procedure can often be performed in one of his state of the art offices with only local anesthesia. Patients are able to return to normal activity quickly and enjoy a lifetime of decreased sinus issues. From fast recovery Coblation® Tonsillectomies in children to minimally invasive Thyroidectomies, Dr. Cohen treats individuals from all age groups with the same assurance of compassionate and uncompromising quality of care.
Dr. Cohen is on staff in the Otolaryngology Department of both NYU Langone and Northwell Health. He is the Surgical Director at the Optum Day-Op Ambulatory Surgical Center of Long Island. For over 10 years, Dr. Cohen served as the Chief of the Nassau Suffolk Otolaryngology Division at ProHealth Care Associates / Optum Health Care. To focus on his mission to improve the health and wellbeing of his patients, he has recently taken on the role of Chief of Integrative Ear Nose and Throat.