About John Cochran, MD
Dr. John (Jack) Cochran is a specialty care physician board certified in neurology, clinical neurophysiology and sleep medicine and has been practicing medicine for more than 40 years.
He serves as Senior Consultant to the President of the Inova Neurosciences service line for Inova Health System, Chief for the Neurology section and Director of the Inova Neurodiagnostic Lab at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Medical Director for the Inova Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Program and is a member of the Inova Neurology practice. He is former President of the Medical Staff and former Chair of Department of Medicine for Inova Alexandria Hospital.
Dr. Cochran is also an Associate Professor, Neurology Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine Inova Campus.
He has served as the principal investigator in over 100 neuroscience-related research studies in a variety of areas including stroke, sleep, headache, pain, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.
Dr. Cochran speaks regionally and nationally on the topics of stroke, headache, sleep disorders, concussion and pain.
His 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 Western Pennsylvania, Dr. Cochran currently lives in Oakton, VA. He is the proud father of a son and daughter and two grandchildren. In his spare time, he and his wife volunteer with dog rescue organizations.
- Member of the Board of Directors, The Epilepsy Foundation of Northern Virginia
- Former Board Member, American Heart/Stroke Association of the National Capital Area
- Former Chair, Ethics Committee, Inova Alexandria Hospital
- Recipient, Inova Health System Service Award 2016
- Member, American Academy of Neurology
- Member and Fellow, American College of Physicians (FACP)
- Fellow, American Heart Association (AHA)
Medical EducationThomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College 1973
Training Specialty: Internal Medicine
7/1/1973 - 06/25/1976
Training Specialty: Neurology
7/1/1976 - 6/30/1978