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Jeffrey Cohen, MD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology; Director, Psoriasis Treatment Program; Director of Safety, Dermatology

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Jeffrey Cohen, MD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Dermatology

    15 York Street

    New Haven, CT 06510

    United States



Jeffrey M. Cohen, MD is a board-certified medical dermatologist and the Director of the Psoriasis Treatment Program at the Yale School of Medicine. He treats the full spectrum of skin conditions and has a special interest in disorders that involve the immune system, especially psoriasis and eczema. “It is an exciting time to be a dermatologist,” he says “because there are so many innovative treatments that can be used to improve the quality of patients’ lives and their overall health.”

Dr. Cohen graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed his dermatology residency at the New York University School of Medicine where he received training in the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic techniques in dermatology. He is “dedicated to treating each patient like a member of my own family and tailoring treatments to each individual.”

Dr. Cohen has been active in dermatology research since he was a medical student, during which time he dedicated a year to research in the Department of Dermatology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. His current research focuses on the epidemiology of skin conditions, relationships between skin disorders and other medical problems, and the way that dermatologic care is delivered. Dr. Cohen has been an author of over one hundred peer-reviewed articles on psoriasis and other topics in dermatology. Dr. Cohen says that “through my research, I am able to improve our current knowledge and contribute to future advances in dermatology.”

Dr. Cohen also serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and on the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation.

Dr. Cohen sees patients at the Yale Medicine Dermatology offices in New Haven and Branford.

Education & Training

  • Non Degree Program
    Yale School of Management, Advanced Emerging Leaders in Medicine Program (2023)
  • Board Certification
    American Board of Dermatology (2019)
  • Resident
    New York University School of Medicine (2019)
  • Intern
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2016)
  • MD
    Harvard Medical School (2015)
  • BA
    University of Rochester (2010)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Emerging Generation (E-Gen) AwardAmerican Society of Clinical Investigation2024
Top Doctors Rising StarCastle Connolly2024
2020-2021 Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology Editorial Mentorship ProgramAmerican Academy of Dermatology2020
Rising Derm StarNational Society for Cutaneous Medicine2019
Maurice Husik, M.D. PrizeThe Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, New York University School of Medicine2018
M.D. Degree with Honors in a Special Field, cum laudeHarvard Medical School2015
Medical Dermatology Research FellowshipNational Psoriasis Foundation2014
Medical Student Research Grant Targeting Melanoma and Skin CancerAmerican Skin Association2014
Phi Beta KappaUniversity of Rochester2010

Professional Service

National Psoriasis FoundationMedical Board Member, National Psoriasis Foundation2023 - Present
Journal of the American Academy of DermatologyEditorial Board Member2021 - Present
Visual DxEditor2016 - Present

Departments & Organizations