Ivan S. Cohen, M.D.

Ivan S. Cohen, M.D.

Dr. Cohen attended Tufts University and received his M.D. cum laude from the S.U.N.Y Downstate Medical Center.  He completed his Dermatology Residency at The Yale University School of Medicine where he served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Cohen is the first physician in Connecticut to use the ARTAS Robotic Hair Restoration System to perform follicular unit extraction (FUE), a less invasive option of hair restoration surgery. Utilizing this new technology,  Dr. Cohen is able to provide his patients with the most effective surgical options available today. Dr. Cohen is dedicated to maintaining state of the art surgical techniques and sharing new information and ideas with other leaders in the field of hair transplantation. Dr. Cohen was among the first surgeons to utilize the microscope in preparing follicular unit grafts, which has enabled his patients to achieve the natural results they seek.

Dr. Cohen he is an Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Yale University School of Medicine where he lectures on hair transplantation and the treatment of hair loss.

Dr. Cohen is a regular speaker at the International Society of Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) annual meetings.  During his tenure as chairman of the ISHRS website committee, Dr. Cohen was responsible for redesigning the website to better serve its members and website visitors.  Dr. Cohen was invited to be the Workshop Program Chair for the 2010 ISHRS Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.   He has also been an invited speaker and faculty member at the Live Hair Transplantation Surgery Workshop in Orlando, Florida.

The New York Times has profiled Dr. Cohen and his work in featured articles. He has been featured in Men’s Health Magazine, Prevention Magazine, Connecticut Magazine, The Connecticut Post, and was recognized as one of the top 15 Hair Transplant Surgeons in North America by Town and Country Magazine, Connecticut Magazine has reported on Dr. Cohen’s transplant surgery, as well as Fairfield County Living Magazine.  He has been featured on the Today Show, CNN, WFSB, NBC, Channel 12 and National Public Radio (NPR). Dr. Cohen is a contributor to several dermatologic textbooks; including  “Dermatologic Surgery”, and “Primer in Dermatologic Surgery”.

Dr. Cohen was an undergraduate at Tufts University. He received his M.D. cum laude from the Downstate Medical Center and was elected to the AOA Honor Medical Society. After his internship at Montefiore Hospital in New York City, he was commissioned as a captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps.

Dr. Cohen completed his residency training in dermatology at the Yale University School of Medicine where he was appointed chief resident. Dr. Cohen is in private practice in Fairfield, Connecticut specializing in hair loss and its treatment.

Board Certified:
American Board of Dermatology
American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery

Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology,
Yale University School of Medicine

American Academy of Dermatology
International Society of Dermatologic Surgery
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
New England Dermatologic Society
Connecticut State Medical Society
Fairfield County Medical Association
Joint Task Force for The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery and the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery

Past President:
Connecticut State Medical Society Section of Dermatology

In the media

Dr. Cohen has been featured prominently in both broadcast and print media. His work has also been published in many professional scientific journals and textbooks. He is frequently quoted as an expert in articles related to hair loss and its treatment.


Dr. Cohen featured on CBS Eyewitness News


Dr. Cohen on the Today Show


Dr. Ivan Cohen featured On Health Channel 12


Dr. Cohen Hair Transplantation Special Report Channel 12


The Center for Hair Transplantation – Dr. Ivan Cohen


Dr. Cohen interviewed on National Public Radio (NPR)

Press Release
Dr. Ivan Cohen First in New England to
Perform Robotic Hair Transplant Procedure

You Can Be Too Thin.
Ask the Guys Who Pine for a Comb.

The New York Times, by Matthew Purdy

Home Grown Hair
Men’s Health Magazine

Change You Can See & Feel
Connecticut Magazine

Total Skin
Dr. Cohen was a consultant for the chapter on Hair

Hair Transplantation in Geriatric Patients
The Journal Of Geriatric Dermatology

Dermatologic Surgery –  Dr. Cohen authored a chapter on the filler “Fibrel.”

Tanning Beds Dangerous

Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure Now Available for Hair Transplants
Fairfield County Life

Gone Today, Hair Tomorrow
Town & Country Magazine

Hair Transplants Booming
Connecticut Post

Guidelines for Hair Transplantation
in the Young Patient

Hair Transplant Forum International

Primer in Dermatologic Surgery – Dr. Cohen was the consultant
for the Hair Transplantation Section

Beware of Alopecia Impostors in Women
Skin & Allergy News

The Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology :
• Donor Island Harvesting for Micro- and Minigrafting
• Slit Grafting: The Use of Serrated Island Grafts in Make and Female Pattern Alopecia

Archives of Dermatology – Dr. Cohen authored the following articles:
• Cutaneous Toxicity of Bleomycin Therapy
• Metabolic Studies in Pustular Psoriasis
• Annulus Migrans: Identical Lesions in Pustular Psoriasis, Reiter’s Syndrome, and Geographic Tongue
• Limitations in the use of the Dermo-Jet