NYC Oral Surgeon Ruben Cohen, DDS

Oral Surgeon Dr. Ruben Cohen Meet Dr. Cohen

Born in France, Dr. Cohen grew up in Paris and Los Angeles. He travels often to Africa and other parts of the world to provide free surgical treatment to  children born with facial deformities. He was involved in the 9/11 rescue efforts at Ground Zero in 2001 and worked in the Israeli Defense Force Field Medical Hospital in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. He is the founder of Park Avenue Oral & Facial Surgery, P.C., Manhattan’s premier oral and maxillofacial surgery practice that made its grand opening in 2010. The office is newly renovated with state of the art equipment and facilities.

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM)
  • Fellow, American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS)
  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Fellow, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA)
  • Diplomate, National Dental Board of Anesthesiology (NDBA)
  • New York County Dental Society
  • New York State Dental Association (NYSDA)

 Professional Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon’s Certifications

  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS)
  • Diplomate, National Dental Board of Anesthesiology (NDBA)
  • Dental Coding Workshop (Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (American Heart Association)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (American Heart Association)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) (American College of Surgeons)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor

Awards

  • New Dentist Leadership Award (New York State Dental Association)
  • Special Recognition Award (The Dr. Edward Shils Entrepreneurial Education Fund)
  • OMSF Research Fellowship (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation)
  • Commendation for Outstanding and Dedicated Service (ADA)
  • Certificate of Appreciation (ADA) Leadership Award (New York State Dental Association)
  • Certificate of Recognition for Volunteer Service in a Foreign Country (ADA)
  • ADEA/Listerine Preventive Dentistry Scholarship (ADEA & Pfizer Inc.)
  • Dental Student Scholarship Award (Pierre Fauchard Academy)
  • President’s Service Award for Leadership (New York University)
  • Goldmann Student Merit Award (Public Health Association of New York City)
  • Award of Excellence (American Student Dental Association)
  • Student Leadership Award (Miracle Corners of the World)
  • Dr. Maurice J. Oringer Scholarship (New York University College of Dentistry)
  • President’s Service Award for Programming (New York University)
  • Maimonides Scholars Fellowship (The New England Institute of Jewish Studies)
  • Certificate of Appreciation (American Student Dental Association)

New York, NY – Hospital Appointments

  • The Mount Sinai Hospital : Attending, Department of Dentistry: 1425 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10029
  • Beth Israel Medical Center: Attending, Dept. of Otolaryngology: 10 Nathan D Perlman Pl  New York, NY 10003
  • Lenox Hill Hospital: Attending, Dept. of Otolaryngology: 100 E 77th St  New York, NY 10075
  • Metropolitan Hospital Center : Attending, Dept. of Dental Medicine: 1901 1st Ave  New York, NY 10029
  • St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center: Jr. Asst Attending, Dept. of Otolarnygology: 1000 10th Ave  New York, NY 10019

 Academic Appointments

  • New York Medical College: 40 Sunshine Cottage Rd  Valhalla, New York 10595
  • New York Head & Neck Institute (NYHNI): 186 East 76th Street, New York, NY 10021

Education

Allegheny General Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA
Department of General Surgery:
Resident in General Surgery
Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Chief Resident

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LA
School of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Post-Graduate Internship & Research Fellowship

New York University College of Dentistry
New York, NY
Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.)

Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
Bachelor of Arts

Professional Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Experience

Park Avenue Oral & Facial Surgery, P.C.
970 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10028

Misch International Implant Institute
Chicago, IL

National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Bethesda, MD

The New England Institute of Jewish Studies, Jewish Dental & Medical Ethics Program
Jerusalem, Israel

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Department of Surgery
Research Assistant

Community Experience

Little Baby Face Foundation
New York, NY
Medical Advisory Board : Volunteer to provide corrective facial surgery to children in financial need.  Children are flown to NYC from other states or countries.

Interplast-Germany
Participant : Travel with a team of German plastic surgeons, anesthesiologists, and oral & maxillofacial surgeons to a remote village of Tanzania, East Africa to provide cleft lip & palate repair.

Israeli Defense Force, Medical Corps Hospital
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Volunteer : Oral & maxillofacial surgeon at the IDF Medical Field Hospital after the 2010 earthquake.

Dental Volunteers for Israel
Jerusalem, Israel
Participant : Volunteered as an oral & maxillofacial surgeon at the Trudi Birger Dental Clinic

Miracle Corners of the World, Inc.
Tanzania, East Africa
Project Coordinator : Organized and set up a dental clinic in East Africa, which provides free dental care to disadvantaged children and adults.

Licenses

New York State Dental License No. 053655
New York State Dental General Anesthesia No. 00910

Publication

Kathju S, Cohen R, Lasko LA, Aynechi M, Dattilo, DJ. Pseudogout of the temporomandibular joint: Immediate reconstruction with total joint arthroplasty. Head Neck, 2010 Mar; 32(3):406-10. PMID: 19340868