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Thomas C. Cochran Jr., M.D.

Thomas C. Cochran Jr., M.D.

Thomas C. Cochran Jr., M.D., is a member of the active medical staff in plastics at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston. He completed his undergraduate degree at Harvard College and obtained his medical degree at New York University. He trained in general surgery on the Harvard surgical service as resident and chief resident and is certified by the American Board of Surgery. After a research fellowship in surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Cochran trained as resident and chief resident in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. 

Dr. Cochran joined the staff at Cambridge Hospital and New England Deaconess Hospital and was instrumental in building the plastic surgical residency training program in those institutions. Since 1975, he has been assistant professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School. He has been the medical director of the Boston Center for Ambulatory Surgery, which has played an important role in training plastic surgical residents for over 20 years. 

Dr. Cochran is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Association of Plastic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, Boston Surgical Society, American Society Surgery of the Hand, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.


  • Medical Degree, New York University
  • Residency, Harvard Surgical Service
  • Chief Residency, Boston City Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Residency in Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins
  • Chief Residency in Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins


  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery