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This provider sees patients at the following locations:


Pediatric Endoscopy Mechanicsburg
2015 Technology Parkway
Hampden Township, PA 17050
Pediatric Gastroenterology Altoona
1304 7th St
Altoona, PA 16601
Pediatric Gastroenterology Bloomsburg
6850 Lows Rd
BLOOMSBURG, PA 17815
Pediatric Gastroenterology Danville
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822
Pediatric Gastroenterology Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital
549 Fair St
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Pediatric Gastroenterology Pottsville
529 Terry Reiley Way
Pottsville, PA 17901
Pediatric Gastroenterology Gray's Woods State College
132 Abigail Lane
Port Matilda, PA 16870
Pediatric Gastroenterology Kistler Clinic Wilkes-Barre
175 S Wilkes Barre Blvd
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702

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  1. He or she does not see patients in the outpatient clinic setting.
  2. He or she sees patients, but has not yet received the minimum number of Patient Satisfaction Reviews. To be eligible for display, we require a minimum of 30 surveys. This ensures that the rating is accurate and statistically reliable.
  3. He or she is a community provider, not a Geisinger-employed provider. Community providers tend to see patients in their own private outpatient practices, which we do not survey.

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Cochran, William John, MD Visit Geisinger.org for information on William John Cochran, MD. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.8 out of 5
1 50 ratings
16 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology, Board Certified, 1990

Education:

  • Penn State College of Medicine 1979

Residency:

  • Strong Memorial Hospital 1982

Fellowship:

  • Strong Memorial Hospital 1983
    Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  • Baylor College of Medicine 1984
    Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Clinical Interests:

Dr. Cochran specializes in nutrition/malnutrition, gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease and obesity.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our survey >
1. Friendliness/courtesy of provider
- 4.9 out of 5
2. Provider explanations of prob/condition
- 4.8 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.8 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.8 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.7 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.8 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.9 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.9 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.8 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.8 out of 5

Patient Comments:

The comments are submitted by patients (or their caregivers) and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Geisinger. Learn more about our survey >
Feb 3
Dr. Cochran is a wonderful doctor. He is genuinely concerned about our daughter. We are fortunate to have him as her physician.
Dec 30, 2016
Dr. Cochran helped us with the problem at hand and also discovered that my son also had acid reflux, as well. He took a lot of time to discuss our health history and I was very happy with the care he gave to my son.
Dec 15, 2016
So grateful he is willing to do outreach appointments. Terrific care.
Nov 16, 2016
This is the second time our child has been seen by Dr Cochran, and both times, his thoroughness in asking questions, examining her, and helping devise treatment was outstanding.
Nov 11, 2016
Dr. Cochran is absolutely the best. He has such concern for his patients and is so down-to-earth.
Nov 11, 2016
Dr. Cochran was great
Nov 9, 2016
we would recommend Dr. Cochran to anyone.
Oct 12, 2016
Dr. Cochran is by far the best doctor that I have taken my daughter to. He was very kid friendly and made my daughter feel very comfortable.
Aug 16, 2016
Dr. Cochran is an excellent physician. I hope that Geisinger will continue to give him the help he needs so that he doesn't leave as has many of your providers (5 of 8 pulmonologists @ GWV).
Jul 29, 2016
Dr. Cochran is amazing! He goes above & beyond. Always always takes time to listen and follow through.
Jul 28, 2016
The last of my five children to see this doctor. He is wonderful with both the parents and the child.
Jul 12, 2016
Dr. Cochran is an outstanding provider - he is the picture of pediatric caring.
May 17, 2016
The reason I gave a Fair for number 5 is because there was no discussion about medication and there wasn't an option to pick N/A.
May 13, 2016
we are beyond happy with dr Cochran and his staff. he is very detailed and complete with explaining and care and we can't thank him enough for his help with our little girls reflux and taking us serious!
Apr 14, 2016
Dr. Cochran took a lot of time asked a lot of questions. Very kind, gentle, and patient with Nora.
Apr 12, 2016
dr. Cochran was lovely!! he addressed my daughter in a fun and low key manner. he addressed my questions and concerns with compassion and empathy. I would definitely recommend him to others!