Jason Seth Cohen, MD, FACS, is a surgical oncologist and general surgeon with expertise in laparoscopy and minimally invasive techniques. He has a particular interest in tumors of the thyroid and parathyroid glands, and cancers of the breast and gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Cohen is on the forefront of thyroid cancer treatment and prevention. Dr. Cohen is also the only surgeon in the Los Angeles area trained in robotic (Da Vinci) thyroid surgery. His active involvement in a number of notable surgical societies, including the Los Angeles Surgical Society and the American College of Surgeons (where he is a fellow), further confirms his strong standing in the oncological community. After receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and drawing from the State University of New York (SUNY Binghamtom). Dr. Cohen earned his M.D. at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, where he also completed his general surgery residency. Upon completing his chief residency year at SUNY, he moved to Los Angeles where he trained as a surgical oncology fellow at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Immediately after finishing his fellowship, Dr. Cohen became the director of the surgical oncology/breast clinic at Cedars-Sinai. Dr. Cohen views all of his patients as members of his family and treats them accordingly. He emphasizes minimally invasive surgery as a way to provide his patients with a treatment option that reduces both scarring and recovery time. He has written for numerous medical journals and his volunteer efforts have taken him to South America and as far as Africa, where he served as Volunteer House Officer of the Mission Hospital in Kikuyu, Kenya.

Procedures Dr. Jason Cohen Performs at Marina Del Rey Hospital

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthNet
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • WellPoint
  • United Healthcare

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

State University of New York

Internship(s)

State University of New York Health Science Center

Residency(ies)

State University of New York Health Science Center

Fellowship(s)

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center



Honors & Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Los Angeles Surgical Society Los Angeles Surgical Society
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American College of Surgeons American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology Society of Surgical Oncology