Adam Cochran, MD

MD / Specializing in Hand and Upper Extremity

Undergraduate

University of Georgia
Athens, GA
2007

Graduate

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Augusta, GA
2012

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery Residency: July 2012 – June 2017
University of Louisville
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Louisville, KY

Fellowship

Hand Surgery Fellowship: August 2017 – July 2018
Virginia Commonwealth University
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Richmond, VA

Professional Memberships
  • American Association of Anatomists: April 2010- Jan 2012
  • AO Trauma April 2013 – April 2015
  • AAOS
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
Research / Publications

Cochran, A., Gupta, A. Compact Cancellous Grafting of Diaphseal Defects of the Upper Extremity: Technique Guide. JHS – Submission pending final photos.
Cochran, A., Isaacs, J., Flexor Tendon Injuries. Chapter 83. Essential Orthopedics by Miller, Hart, & MacKnight. Submitted to Elsevier for publication
THA in Patients with Previous Lumbar Fusion Surgery: Are there more Dislocations and Revisions. University of Louisville/KentuckyOne/Norton Healthcare
Malkani A, Garber A, Ong K, Dimar J, Baykal, D, Glassman S, Cochran A, Berry D
Journal of Arthroplasty. 2017 Oct. PMID 29174406

Cochran A., Ong, K., Lau, E., Mont, M., Malkani, A.
Risk of Re-infection After Treatment of Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty.
Journal of Arthroplasty. 2016 Sept. PMID 27113946

Cochran, A., Barre, J., Crosby, L., Sinus Tract Formation After Arthroplasty of the Shoulder Secondary to Tuberculosis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
JBJS Case Connector, June 2013

De Golian, E; Aiyejorun, A; Cochran, A; Kellum, E; Arounleut, P; Hamrick, M. Hydrogel delivery of suramin decreases muscle fibrosis after injury.
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 42(10):31, October 2010.

Cochran, A. and Nichols, C. Popularity versus effectiveness of two methods to teach gross anatomy: a preliminary study. FASEB J. 24: 827.4, April 2010.

Hobbies

Olympic Weightlifting & CrossFit competitions
Marksmanship/firing range practice
Hunting, Fishing, and the outdoors.
Acoustic/Electric Guitar

Honors / Awards

OJ Hurt Award 2017: Highest OITE Score

K. Armand Fischer Award 2016: Most improved OITE score.

Kentucky Orthopedic Society: Sept 2016, 2nd place in research.

AAHKS 2015 Annual Meeting – Best poster in its category.

AMA Scholars Fund Scholarship: Fall 2011
Students are nominated by Faculty of the School of Medicine based on academic merit and involvement in the medical student community.

Nomination for the Faculty and Spouse Club Scholarship: Spring 2010
Recognizes five students at the Medical College of Georgia based on academics, as well as service to classmates and community.

Dean’s Summer Research Fellowship: Exploring the relationship of glutamine with osteogenesis and fibrogenesis, Summer 2009
GHSU/Medical College of Georgia Dept of Cellular Biology and Anatomy
A competitive summer research stipend awarded annually to approximately 30 rising sophomore medical students for basic science and translational research.

Specialized Training

ABOS Part 1 – June 2017
USMLE Step 3 – Nov 2012
USMLE Step 2 CS/CK – Aug 2011
USMLE Step 1 – June 2010

Presentations

THA in Patients with Previous Lumbar Fusion Surgery: Are there more Dislocations and Revisions. University of Louisville/KentuckyOne/Norton Healthcare
Malkani A, Garber A, Ong K, Dimar J, Baykal, D, Glassman S, Cochran A, Berry D
June 2016 – Fischer-Owen Resident Research Day

Risk of Re-infection Following Treatment of Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty
Cochran A., Ong, K., Lau, E., Mont, M., Malkani, A.
September 2016 – Kentucky Orthopedic Society
June 2015 – Fischer-Owen Resident Research Day
October 2015 – Research Louisville
November 2015 – AAHKS Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX
March 2016 – Podium presentation at AAOS Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL

Popularity versus effectiveness of two methods to teach gross anatomy: a preliminary study.
A. Cochran and C. Nichols, GHSU/Medical College of Georgia
Experimental Biology 2010, Anaheim, CA

Systemic injection versus hydrogel local delivery of glutamine: comparing their effects on bone callus formation and fibrosis reduction.
A. Cochran, A. Aiyejorun, P. Arounleut, M. Elkasraway, M. Hamrick, GHSU/Medical College of Georgia
Dean’s Summer Research Fellowship Presentations 2009, Augusta, GA

Suramin: the effects of myostatin suppression and enhanced growth of musculoskeltal development in traumatic injury.
A. Aiyejorun, A. Cochran, P. Arounleut, T. Elkasrawy, M. Hamrick. GHSU/Medical College of Georgia
Dean’s Summer Research Fellowship Presentations 2009, Augusta, GA

Professional Appointments

Joint Conference Ad Hoc Committee on Quality Care: Summer/Fall 2010
This committee consisted of a group of physicians from multiple areas of medicine and the Dean of the School of Medicine. The committee reported to the Joint Conference Committee composed of Medical College of Georgia Health Inc board of directors regarding changes to be implemented throughout the hospital system to enhance the quality of patient care. I was added to this committee due to my unique perspective as both a medical student and MCGHI patient.

AAOS Residency Representative for U of L Department of Orthopedics: September 2015 – Oct 2016

University of Louisville Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Administrative Chief Resident AY 2016-17.

University of Louisville Orthopedic Service Quality Improvement Task Force: A multi-disciplinary group focused on improving the quality and access of orthopedic care throughout University of Louisville Hospital.
Member July 2016 – June 2017.

University of Louisville Orthopedic Service Resident Education Committee: Modifying the Orthopedic Curriculum to improve learning of all Residents. June 2016 – June 2017.

Hospital Affiliations

Eastside Medical Center
Piedmont Walton Hospital
Gwinnett Medical Center

Meet Dr. Cochran

Athens Orthopedic Clinic

1765 Old West Broad St. Bldg. 2, Ste. 200,
Athens, Georgia 30606

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