Dr. Cohn Curriculum Vitae

Michell A. Cohn, D.O.

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Data

Name: Michell A. Cohn, D.O.
Business: 12324 Saint Andrews Dr.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73120
Phone: 405-607-1333
Fax: 405-607-1330


1992-1996 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Tulsa, Oklahoma

1985-1987 Bachelor of Science, Clinical Dietetics
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
(Included 1,000 hour clerkship, completed in hospital)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

1983-1985 Pre-requisites met for Clinical Dietetics Program
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

Awards Received 

  • Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence, OSU-COM
  • Dean’s Honor Roll, OUHSC (8 Semesters)
  • National Dean’s List, OUHSS
  • Pi Beta Phi Scholarship, University of Oklahoma

Academic Activities

  • Student Osteopathic Surgical Association
  • Emergency Medicine Club
  • Student Affairs and Student Council, OUHSC
  • Pi Beta Phi Sorority, University of Oklahoma

Professional Experience 

  • Present Cosmetic Surgical Arts and Rejuvenation of Oklahoma – Private Practice
  • 2006-2011 Cosmetic Surgery Center – Private Practice
  • 2005-2006 Cosmetic Surgery Center – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Fellowship training in Cosmetic Surgery completed March 2005-June 2006 with Paul F. Benien, Jr., D.O., F.A.C.O.S
  • 2004-2005 Consultant for general and endoscopic surgery, endoscopic and general surgical procedures for Lindsay Hospital, Lindsay, Oklahoma
  • 2001-2005 General Surgeon, Board Certified, Southern Plains Medical Center, Chickasha, Oklahoma General surgical practice with large part of practice involving gastroenterology and endoscopy, as well as a variety of laparoscopic surgery.
  • 1997-2001 General Surgery Residency, Chief Resident (2000-2001) University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Medical Center of Independence, Independence, Missouri
  • Robert E. Arnold, D.O., F.A.C.O.S, General Surgery Residency Program Director
  • 1999-2000 Consultant, Cameron Community Hospital, Cameron Missouri Emergency Services, Monthly shift at very busy rural hospital
  • 1996-1997 Intern, University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Park Lane Medical Center, Kansas city, Missouri
  • Robert Ricci, D.O., Director of Medical Education, Park Lane Medical Center Traditional Osteopathic Rotating Internship
  • 1993-1994 OSU-COM Pinnacle Editor, OSU-College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Chief Editor responsible for managing the organization and completion of the medical school year book
  • 1990-1992 Chief Clinical Dietitian, Hillcrest Health Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Chairman of Nutrition Support Servivces, provided ongoing dynamic nutritional assessment and support in attempt to decrease patient mortality, morbidity and length of hospital stay. Other responsibilities included nutritional counseling for inpatients/outpatients, community lectures, monthly newspaper articles, supervision of kitchen personnel, development of department policies and procedures, development of educational material, and participation in patient care conferences
  • 1989-1990 Counseling, Biomedical Applications: North Texas Dialysis Center, OKC CAPD Unit, Nutrition assessments and care plans for patients receiving CAPD and IPD
  • 1988-1996 Consultant Phoenix Recovery Institute, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Group lectures on nutrition and exercise for weight management, seven lectures weekly
  • 1988-1990 Consultant, Broadway Clinic, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Group lectures on nutrition and exercise for weight management, seven lectures weekly
  • 1988-1990 Consultant, the Recovery Center, Edmond Memorial Hospital, Edmond, Oklahoma, Group lectures regarding nutrition, eating disorders, and self-care; individual behavioral and psychosocial counseling, as well as structural health planning
  • 1987-1992 Self-Owned Business as Nutrition/Fitness Consultant, Food for Fitness, Oklahoma City. Provided guidance for individuals and groups to meet goals of incorporating sound nutrition and exercise principles into their lifestyles. The educational material was developed by myself and included and eight week weight/fat loss program based on current literature research. The manual described basics of nutrition, fat loss, exercise and metabolism. Clients and referral system include several business corporations, as well as: United Behavioral Systems, Inc., (Ultrafast lectures), For your Health Corporation (nutrition/wellness firm), Focus on fitness (personal fitness service), and numerous fitness centers. 

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Oklahoma Osteopathic Association
  • South Central District of Oklahoma Osteopathic Association
  • American Dietetic Association, 1985-1993
  • Oklahoma Dietetic Association, 1985-1993
  • ODA Chairman Convention Committee, 1989-1990
  • American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, 1987-1993

Certifications and Licensure

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Osteopathic Surgery – September 2003
  • Oklahoma State Board of Osteopathic Examiners – June 2001
  • Associate, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Sate of Missouri Division of Professional Registration, Missouri Board of Healing
  • Federal DEA
  • Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure, Licensed Dietitian

Appointments and Professional Activity

  • April 2008 Guest Lecture on “Expectations and Complications of Cosmetic Surgery” Annual
  • Convention Oklahoma Osteopathic Association
  • 2006-Present Member – Oklahoma Domestic Fatality Review Board
  • 2003-2005 Executive Committee Member – Grady Memorial Hospital, Chickasha, Oklahoma
  • 2002-Present National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, Preparation of National Exam Test Questions