Dr. Brett Cohen

About Dr. Brett Cohen

Dr. Bdr-brett-cohenrett Cohen completed six years of training in general surgery and spent another full year studying under the guidance of one of the nation’s leaders in laparoscopy and weight loss surgery. Dr. Cohen completed his advanced laparoscopic fellowship at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where he gained the expertise and skills necessary to perform these complex procedures and learned how to take care of patients that have had weight loss surgery.

His dedication to weight loss surgery came from the success inherent to these surgeries and the differences that they make in patient’s lives. Dr. Cohen performs the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, the Lap Band and the sleeve gastrectomy. He is also one of the first and only surgeons in South Florida to offer the Stomaphyx procedure for patients that have struggled with their weight loss or have gained some weight back after gastric bypass surgery


  • Board certified in General Surgery

  • Completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopy and bariatric surgery at the University of Southern California

  • Completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital and Emory University

  • Trained in pediatric internal medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

  • Received a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Miami


  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Member of numerous professional societies, such as Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, American Medical Association an Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons


Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass • LAP-BAND • Sleeve Gastrectomy • Stomaphyx Procedure

At miVIP Surgery Centers, Dr. Cohen is performing numerous procedures using the most advanced technology. Using these techniques, patients can expect numerous benefits and outstanding outcomes.

Visit Dr. Cohen at the following locations:

miVIP Medical Group
3475 Sheridan St.
Suite 101
Hollywood, FL