Dr. Gordon Cohen is a graduate of The University of the Witwatersrand Medical School. He lived in the United States for many years and returned to South Africa in 2006 to head The Melrose Aesthetic Centre in Johannesburg as Chief Aesthetic Medical Practitioner.
His education includes MBBCh and MBA degrees. He also holds a CCN (Certified Clinical Nutritionist) qualification.
Dr Gordon Cohen underwent his training in non-surgical, aesthetic procedures both in the United States and in Europe. He regularly attends training courses and Aesthetic Conferences in South Africa, the United States and a variety of European countries.
He is a member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and The Aesthetic and Anti- Aging Medicine Society of South Africa (AAAMSA).
Dr Cohen’s areas of expertise include Skin Rejuvenation and anti-ageing procedures, treatment of Acne and Acne Scarring, Body sculpting and liposuction as well as Health and Wellness programmes.
It is Dr Gordon Cohen’s firm belief that in order to achieve lasting results for patients who are seeking facial and body aesthetic treatments, it is vitally important to consider a holistic approach to the patients concern. In order to do this one must consider not only external appearance issues, but to address these together with attention to internal wellness and functioning.
Dr Gordon Cohen is a regular guest speaker on local television and radio shows and interviews for a variety of publications.