Rachel Cohen-Shohet, MD, joins UF Health Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics at Halifax Health

  • by kaylee durrance
  • January 11, 2022
  • Categories: Article, Blog, Press Release, Uncategorized, Video

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (January, 4, 2022) – Plastic surgeon Rachel Cohen-Shohet, MD, has joined UF Health Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics at Halifax Health.

Cohen-Shohet will be joining fellow plastic surgeon, Noah Prince, MD, at UF Health Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics located Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach. Cohen-Shohet graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Biochemistry and a minor in Mathematics at the University of Florida. She went on to continue her education at UF Health, obtaining a Doctorate of Medicine and then completing her residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. While there, she was inducted into the AOA medical honors society and was selected for the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Cohen-Shohet then elected to pursue a fellowship in hand surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI, where she received additional training in complex hand, wrist and peripheral nerve pathologies.

Cohen-Shohet has authored many peer reviewed articles within the specialties of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery. She continues to present at national surgical society meetings. She has a special interest in oncologic reconstruction, extremity salvage and reconstruction, microsurgery, hand arthritis, peripheral nerve compression and aesthetic surgery.

Cohen-Shohet’s most rewarding part of practice is to build a lasting relationship with the patient. Her primary goal is to achieve the highest level of results so that each patient may have an aesthetic and functional outcome.

“I am very excited to be at UF Health Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics at Halifax Health and look forward to serving Volusia County and surrounding areas. As a plastic surgeon who specializes in reconstructive, hand and aesthetic procedures I’m excited to help my patients live a better quality of life. “ Cohen-Shohet said.

To learn more about the program, please visit halifaxhealth.org/plastics or call 386.425.2639.

About Halifax Health

Recognized as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™ in the United States by IBM Watson Health™, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of health care services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, two community hospitals, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home health care agency and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC), Center for Transplant Services, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org

About University of Florida Health

UF Health is a world-class academic health center that combines leading-edge research at campuses around Florida with outstanding clinical care at a network of hospitals around the state. The flagship is UF Health Shands Hospital, ranked the No. 1 hospital in Florida in the 2020-21 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals survey, with nine adult and three pediatric specialties in the top 50 in the nation, more than any other hospital in Florida.

With main campuses in Gainesville and Jacksonville as well as satellite sites in Central Florida and several other locations, UF Health provides exemplary health care to patients across the third-most populous state in the nation. UF Health consists of six health colleges, nine research centers and institutes,10 hospitals — including two teaching hospitals and five specialty hospitals — and a host of physician medical practices and outpatient services.

The backbone of UF Health is a talented and dedicated workforce of more than 33,000 people who provide lifesaving care and research breakthroughs for more than 3 million patients who come to UF Health each year from around the U.S. and more than 30 countries.

UF Health is committed to improving lives and health through a variety of community-based programs and activities. As part of the state’s “safety-net’’ hospital system, caring for people who have little or no medical coverage, UF Health provided more than $254.9 million in unsupported charity care and social responsibility across its Gainesville and Jacksonville campuses in fiscal year 2019. Annually, UF Health contributes more than $4.6 billion to Florida’s overall economy.

Our mission is to promote health through outstanding and high-quality patient care, innovative and rigorous education in the health professions and biomedical sciences, and high-impact research across the spectrum of basic, translational and clinical investigation. Visit www.UFHealth.org to learn more.