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Bernard Cohen, M.D.

Bernard Cohen dtl 2014

Dermatology and Pediatrics

Faculty, Pediatric Dermatology
Faculty, Cutaneous Laser Center
Program Director, eLiterature Review (eMedical Dermatology Review)




Johns Hopkins
Division of Pediatric Dermatology
David M. Rubenstein Child Health Building, Suite 2107, 200 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Md., 21287


Medical School:
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine – Pediatrics, Dermatology
Sinai Hospital – Dermatology

Special Interests:

Hemangiomas and vascular malformations
Infections and infestations
Pediatric pharmacotherapeutics
Topical anesthetics


Dr. Cohen is Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1977, completed his Pediatric Residency at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in 1980, served as Chief Resident in Pediatrics at the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore in 1981, completed his residency in Dermatology at Johns Hopkins in 1984, and served as Chief Resident in Dermatology during his last year of training. He was subsequently recruited to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh where he served as Director of Pediatric Dermatology until 1991 when he returned to Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Cohen was boarded in Pediatrics in 1981, Dermatology in 1984, and Pediatric Dermatology in 2004. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology where he served as President in 2002.

Dr. Cohen is the author or coauthor of numerous articles published in peer-reviewed journals such as the Lancet, Archives of Dermatology, and the New England Journal of Medicine, among others.  He has a special interest in infantile hemangiomas, vascular malformations, infections and infestations, other birthmarks, cutaneous laser surgery, medical education and imaging in dermatology.

Phone: 410-955-5933

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