A native of Potomac, Maryland, Dr. Sara Cohen attended Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and Winston Churchill High School.
She completed her undergraduate degree at Duke University, majoring in History and Spanish. At Duke, she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated Summa Cum Laude . She received her DMD degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. She received a scholarship award from Warner Lambert for preventive dentistry and a four-year merit scholarship from the University of Pennsylvania. She was awarded the Abram Cohen award in Periodontics and was admitted to the Phi Eta Sigma freshman honor society and Omicron Kappa Epsilon honorary dental society.
Dr. Cohen is an active learner and is a member of many study groups that further the advancement of the dental profession, including Dental Science (past president), Maimonides Dental Society, Alpha Omega (student chapter president at Penn), and DC Dental Society (past board member). She has taken advanced courses in sleep apnea treatment. Dr. Cohen enjoys being part of a family tradition and establishing continuing relationships with her patients. She loves being able to diagnose a problem and achieve an immediate solution. She is detail-oriented dentist who gives every patient 100% of her attention and effort.
Dr. Cohen enjoys spending time with her husband Norm and their four children. She is an avid fan of film, the Washington Nationals, theater, traveling, participating on the development committee for CESJDS, and doing charitable work. She is on the Film Council for the Washington Jewish Film Festival at the DC JCC and plays the acoustic guitar. Dr. Sara is fluent in Spanish.