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Joseph A. Cochran, MD

Assistant Professor
Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Dr. Joseph Cochran is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon specializing in cerebrovascular surgery, brain tumors, endovascular surgery, skull base surgery and complex and minimally invasive surgery of the spine.

Dr. Cochran received his medical degree at Chicago Medical School, and then completed his residency in neurological surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He subsequently completed a two-year fellowship in cerebrovascular/skull base/endovascular surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.

Dr. Cochran is the co-author of articles published in Neurosurgery, the International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology* Physics and Annals of Advances in Automotive Medicine.

Dr. Cochran has a special interest in treating the following disorders:

  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous malformation
  • Brain tumors
  • Disk disease
  • Skull base tumors
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinal tumors
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain and spine injuries


Medical School
Chicago Medical School , 2007

Medical College of Wisconsin, 2014

Medical College of Wisconsin, 2014

Clinical Interests

Cerebral vasospasm, traumatic vascular injuries, cervical artificial disc replacement

Dr Joesph Cochran, MD

Dr. Cochran Sees Patients at:
UTHealth Neurosciences Southwest
7777 SW Freeway, Suite 840
Houston, TX 77074
(713) 486-8080
fax: (713) 486-8090