Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Donald Cohen attended the University of Arizona and Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, graduating in 1974. He began his specialty training as an intern for six months at John Peter Smith Hospital in Ft. Worth, Texas, followed by a four-year residency at the University of Texas Dental Branch and the affiliated hospitals in the Texas Medical Center in Houston.
After completing his formal training in 1979, Dr. Cohen was appointed as a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston and entered into private practice. He opened an office in the Texas Medical Center Scurlock Tower in January 1981.
Dr. Cohen’s practice encompasses all facets of oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has been certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support since 1982, Pediatric Advanced Life Support since June 2011, and provides all forms of anesthesia to supplement office-based surgery. He has obtained additional training and has extensive experience in the treatment of orofacial cancer and jaw reconstruction with bone grafts and implant dentistry such as dental implants.
He is an active member at Houston Methodist Hospital, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Hospital, and Texas Children’s Hospital, where he serves on numerous medical staff committees. Dr. Cohen is a fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, is a member of the Texas, Southwest, and Houston Societies of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American and Texas Dental Associations, the Greater Houston Dental Society, Texas Dental Association Council of Ethics and Judicial Affairs, and many other professional organizations, including numerous implant dentistry societies. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Greater Houston Dental Society and is a past president of the Houston Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. He also currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Aid To Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA).
- Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Implant Dentistry
- Houston Methodist Hospital
- Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Hospital
- Texas Children’s Hospital