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John W. Cochran, MD

John W. Cochran, MD

Inova Medical Group

Board Certified Specialty: Neurology, Internal Medicine

Clinical Interest: Concussion, Neurology, Sleep Medicine, Headaches, Sleep Disorder

Accepting new patients for: Neurology, Internal Medicine

Gender: Male

Languages: English

Physician Group

Inova Medical Group - Neurology II

Hospital Affiliations


Dr. Cochran is board certified in neurology, clinical neurophysiology and sleep medicine. He has been a member of the medical staff at Inova Alexandria and Inova Fairfax hospitals since 1978, and has been practicing privately in Northern Virginia for over 30 years.

Dr. Cochran speaks regionally and nationally on his areas of interest, which include stroke, sleep disorders and pain. He is also a faculty member of the VCU School of Medicine Inova Campus. In addition to holding numerous positions on the board of Inova's Neuroscience program, Dr. Cochran served as the principal investigator in over 85 studies involving stroke, headache, sleep, pain, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

Dr. Cochran's goal is to utilize his skills and expertise to help patients manage their conditions. His approach includes compassionate understanding of each patient's needs while developing a relationship that is personal and long lasting. A native of Pennsylvania, Dr. Cochran currently lives in Oakton, Virginia. In his spare time, he and his wife volunteer with dog rescue organizations.


Medical Education:

  • Jefferson Medical College 1973

Board Certification:

  • Neurology
  • Internal Medicine


  • Rush-Presbyterian St Luke's Internal Medicine 7/1/1973-6/25/1976
  • Rush-Presbyterian St Luke's Neurology 7/1/1976-6/30/1978

Areas of Interest

  • Concussion
  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Headaches
  • Sleep Disorder
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