Michael L. Cohen, MD, FAAO

Michael L. Cohen, MD, FAAO

Chair of Department of Ophthalmology


Dr. Michael Cohen is a highly experienced and skilled physician who has been practicing at CareMount Medical since 1994. Dr. Cohen has a reputation of being one of the first doctors in the region to treat cataracts with minimally invasive surgery. He has received multiple distinctions by industry specialist, including Best Doctors in America (2013), Best Doctors in Westchester (2016) and Castle Connolly Top Doctors (2016). He attended New York University, and completed his residency and fellowship training at the Medical Retina and Laser Therapy at the New York University Medical Center. Dr. Cohen directed the out- patient ophthalmology service at Bellevue Hospital Center from 1985-1994.


Mount Kisco Campus - 110
110 South Bedford Road
Mount Kisco, NY 10549-3412


Awards & Recognition

Best Doctors in America: 2013-2014, 2016-2017, 2019-2020

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: 2016 - 2020

  • Westchester Magazine: 2016 - 2020

Best Doctor's Award - New York Magazine: 2018


Undergraduate & Graduate

Washington University: 1976

Medical Education

New York University School of Medicine: 1980


Beth Israel Medical Center: 1981


New York University Medical Center: 1984


Medical Retina and Laser Therapy
New York University Medical Center: 1985

Board Certifications

Ophthalmology: 1985, 2005


Hospital Affiliations

Northern Westchester Hospital

Ambulatory Surgery Center of Westchester

Professional Affiliations

Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
Mount Sinai School of Medicine