Joseph Lynn Cochran , MD

Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine

(205) 271-8000

Birmingham Gastroenterology Associates
1 Independence Plz Ste 900
Birmingham, AL 35209

Overview

Earned a B.A. from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and obtained his M.D. from the University Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, Tennessee Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society. He did his Internship and Residency training at the University of Alabama Hospitals in Birmingham and his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center – Nashville, Tennessee. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Cochran was a Co-Founder and Medical advisor for the Alabama chapter of the American Liver Foundation. He has served as principle investigator for several research studies in the treatment for Hepatitis C. Member of the following societies: American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association & American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 40 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1981

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Brookwood Medical Center
  • Grandview Medical Center

Specialties: Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • BCBS AL PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC NAVIGATE PLUS POS
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Cochran's Office Information

Birmingham Gastroenterology Associates
1 Independence Plz Ste 900
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 271-8000

Fax: (205) 587-9706
Website: bgapc.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Doctor Cochran's Other Office Information

Birmingham Gastroenterology Associates
7067 Veterans Pkwy Ste 100
Pell City, AL 35125
(205) 271-8000

Fax:(205) 587-9706
Website:bgapc.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Birmingham Gastroenterology Associates
124 S Anniston Ave
Sylacauga, AL 35150
(256) 249-0090

Fax:
Website:www.bgapc.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon-
Tue2:00 PM-4:30 PM
Wed-
Thu8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Fri-
Sat-
Sun-

Birmingham Gastroenterology Associates
212 4th Ave SE Ste 300
Cullman, AL 35055
(256) 736-2001

Fax:(256) 673-6200
Website:www.bgapc.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-