Stephen R. Cochran, MD, a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with Touro Infirmary

Get to know Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Dr. Stephen R. Cochran, who serves patients in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dr. Cochran is a top child and adolescent psychiatrist with over four decades of experience in his field. Specializing in adolescent medicine, he evaluates patients throughout childhood and adolescence using many different procedures in order to determine what treatments must be carried out in order to properly assess their symptoms. At present, he is affiliated with Touro Infirmary, New Orleans’ only community-based, not-for-profit, faith-based hospital.

Part of LCMC Health, Touro Infirmary was founded in 1852 by Judah Touro. It is guided by the principles of Judaism to provide the highest quality and most compassionate healthcare. With modern facilities that utilize the latest technology and the expertise of a team of dedicated and caring physicians and staff, Touro is known for its quality and excellence.

Back in 1979, Dr. Cochran earned his medical degree from the Tulane University School of Medicine. He then went on to complete his internship at Harkness Community Hospital and Medical Center, followed by his residency in psychiatry at University Hospital & Clinics. 

Licensed to practice medicine in Louisiana and Oklahoma, the doctor is board-certified in both psychiatry and child psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to promoting high-quality patient care for the public through the initial and continuing certification of psychiatrists and neurologists.

Child and adolescent psychiatry, also known as pediatric psychiatry, is a branch of psychiatry that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders in children, adolescents, and their families. A child and adolescent psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of thinking, feeling, as well as behavior affecting children, adolescents, and their families.

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