Hand Surgery

Compassionate Hand Surgery

Highest Level of Hand Surgery

At UF Health Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics at Halifax Health, you’ll experience expert precision and expertise from the largest medical center in East Central Florida. This means you have access to medical experts, sophisticated technology and an experienced staff to support you through it all.

Highest Level of Care

Rachel Cohen-Shohet, MD is fellowship-trained in hand and is ready to meet with you for any hand needs.

  • Reconstruction after trauma
  • Elective hand surgery
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Trigger Finger

Patient Testimonial

“Dr. Cohen-Shohet is the best doctor I have experienced in 65 years. I trust her completely and highly recommend her.”

– Donna Presley

Meet Your Hand Surgery Team

UF Health at Halifax Health Hand Surgery Team

Rachel Cohen-Shohet, MD
Hand & Plastic Surgeon
Rachel Cohen-Shohet, MD
Hand & Plastic Surgeon

Rachel Cohen-Shohet, MD is a board-certified and fellowship trained Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgeon at UF Health Halifax in Daytona Beach, FL.

Dr. 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. Dr. Cohen-Shohet then elected to pursue a Hand fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI, where she received additional training in complex hand, wrist and peripheral nerve pathologies.

Dr. 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.

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

Education & Fellowship

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
May 2010

Medical School
University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL
May 2014

Residency, Plastic Surgery
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
July 2014 – June 2020

Fellowship, Hand
Medical College of Wisconsin
August 2020 – August 2021

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