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Mimis Cohen, Craniofacial

Mimis Cohen, MD, FACS, FAAP

Craniofacial Center

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Dr. Mimis Cohen is a Professor and the chief of the Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Cosmetic Surgery at UI Health, where he also serves as the director of the Craniofacial Center. Dr. Cohen is world-renowned for his work in the field of cleft lip and palate surgery.  He has published extensively on the topic and lectured throughout the world.  Dr. Cohen received his medical degree from the University of Athens, Greece before coming to UI Health for special training in General and Plastic Surgery.  He is board certified in Plastic Surgery.  As a University Professor with extensive clinical and teaching experience, Dr. Cohen is in the forefront of the specialty.  He brings to his patients the knowledge and experience of the state of the art procedures, as well as the emerging new techniques in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.  Dr. Cohen is a member and former president of several professional organizations.  He has published more than 160 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has edited several textbooks.  He has been recognized as one of the best doctors in Chicago for the last 25 years.

Language : English, French, Greek

Specialties & Services

  • Craniofacial
  • Plastic Surgery
  • General reconstructive surgery
  • Cleft lip and palate and pediatric plastic surgery
  • Cosmetic surgery and body contouring after weight loss
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Aesthetic surgery of the face, breast, body, and extremities
  • Face lifts
  • Blepharoplasties
  • Nose reshaping
  • Ear reshaping
  • Facial rejuvenation with Botox® and fillers
  • Breast augmentation/lift/reduction
  • Liposuction of the body and extremities
  • Body contouring after weight loss surgery
  • Arm lifts
  • Thigh lifts
  • Breast reconstruction


Outpatient Care Center, 3F

1801 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612

Craniofacial Center

811 S. Paulina St.
Chicago, IL 60612


  • Board Certification: American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Medical School: University of Athens College of Medicine, Greece
  • Residency: General Surgery - University of Athens College of Medicine, Greece
  • Residency: General Surgery - Greece and University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Residency: Plastic Surgery - University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Fellowship: Head and Neck Reconstruction: Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, NY