Patient Rating:

4.7 out of 5

35 Patient Ratings
9 Patient Comments

Amalia L. Cochran, M.D., M.A.

Specialties

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Clinical Details

Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-3050 University Hospital
Burn Center
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Dr. Amalia Cochran received her general surgery training at the University of Utah and her burn/critical care training at Shriner's Hospital for Children in Galveston. Her clinical practice focuses on acute burn care, critical care in burns, and burn reconstruction. Dr. Cochran has a particular interest in advancing the clinical care of frostbite patients, and has contributed significantly to the clnical care and body of research in this area. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Critical Care Medicine.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Associate Professor
Pediatrics - Adjunct Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions General Surgery
Pediatric Administration
Board Certification American Board of Surgery (General Surgery)
American Board of Surgery (Sub: Surg Critical Care)

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician 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.

Likelihood of recommending doctor
4.7
My confidence in doctor
4.8
Time doctor spent with me
4.4
Doctor spoke using clear language
4.7
Doctor's effort to include me in decisions
4.8
Doctor's concern for questions & worries
4.7
Doctor's explanation of condition/problem
4.6
Wait time at clinic
4.3
Doctor's friendliness and courtesy
4.7

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

December 04, 2013

All the staff was super friendly, easy to talk to and get the information needed. Felt like they took the time to make sure we were taken care of properly.

September 30, 2013

dr and cnp listened to our concerns and cared about hat we had to say.

May 24, 2013

already recommended this clinic to a friend, in which he had visited yesterday.

March 18, 2013

only good things to say

December 06, 2012

She was the best with information given answered any and all questions that wr had

November 26, 2012

good

November 19, 2012

at end of burn clinic meeting got much help and supplies for wound, very helpful

July 19, 2012

We had a good experience.

March 03, 2012

I have told everyone what a great department and what wonderful people work there.

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Burn Outcomes
  • Education, Medical
  • Trauma Systems
  • Trauma Outcomes
  • Frostbite

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Associate Professor
Pediatrics - Adjunct Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions General Surgery
Pediatric Administration
Board Certification American Board of Surgery (General Surgery)
American Board of Surgery (Sub: Surg Critical Care)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-7508 School of Medicine
General Surgery
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Dr. Amalia Cochran received her general surgery training at the University of Utah and her burn/critical care training at Shriner's Hospital for Children in Galveston. Her clinical practice focuses on acute burn care, critical care in burns, and burn reconstruction. Dr. Cochran has a particular interest in advancing the clinical care of frostbite patients, and has contributed significantly to the clnical care and body of research in this area. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Critical Care Medicine.

She is heavily involved in undergraduate medical education, serving as the Surgery Clerkship Director and the Director for the Applied Anatomy Track for 4th year medical students. Dr. Cochran has completed a Surgical Education Research Fellowship and has won university-wide and national teaching awards.

Dr. Cochran's research interests lie in the areas of education and clinical outcomes. Her current research projects in education address the impact of gender in academic surgical careers and developing definitions of disruptive physician behavior. Her current clinical research priorities include management and outcomes in frostbite and optimizing burn shock resuscitation.

Dr. Cochran has a number of leadership roles outside of the University, including serving as Secretary for the Association of Women Surgeons and a member of the American College of Surgeons SurgeonsPAC Board of Directors. She chairs the education committee of the American Burn Association, is vice chair of the undergraduate medical education committee of the Society for Critical Care Medicine, and is a member of the Association of Academic Surgery education committee. She is also the Chair of the Multi-institutional Education Research Group of the Association for Surgical Education.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Shriner's Hospital for Children
Burns/Critical Care
Fellow
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
Surgery
Resident
Fellowship Association for Surgical Education
Research
Fellow
Fellowship Intermountain Injury Control
Research
Fellow
Internship University of Utah School of Medicine
Surgery
Intern
Professional Medical Texas A&M University Health Science
Medicine
M.D.
Fellowship Texas A&M University
Biochemical Genetics
Fellow
Graduate Training University of Colorado - Boulder
Political Science
M.A.
Undergraduate Texas A&M University
Political Science
B.A.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Cochran A, Thuet W, Holt B, Faraklas I, Smout RJ, Horn S(2013)The impact of oxandrolone on length of stay following major burn injury: A clinical practice evaluation.  Burns: Journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries, 39(7),1374-9
  2. Faraklas I, Ghanem M, Brown A, Cochran (2013)Evaluation of an enoxaparin dosing calculator using burn size and weight.  Journal of Burn Care & Research, 34(6),621-7
  3. Graves KK, Faraklas I, Cochran (2012)Identification of risk factors associated with critical illness related corticosteroid insufficiency in burn patients.  Journal of Burn Care & Research, 33(3),330-5
  4. Holt B, Graves C, Faraklas I, Cochran (2012)Compliance with nutrition support guidelines in acutely burned patients.  Burns, 38(5),645-9
  5. Faraklas I, Cochran A, Saffle (2012)Review of a fluid resuscitation protocol: "fluid creep" is not due to nursing error.  Journal of Burn Care & Research, 33(1),74-83
  6. Graves C, Faraklas I, Cochran (2012)Utility of screening for diabetes in a burn center: Hemoglobin A1c, Diabetes Risk Test, or simple history?LID - S0305-4179(12)00329-4 [pii]LID - 10.1016/j.burns.2012.10.009 [doi]  Burns: Journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries,
  7. Lin H, Faraklas I, Sampson C, Saffle JR, Cochran (2011)Use of dexmedetomidine for sedation in critically ill mechanically ventilated pediatric burn patients.  Journal of Burn Care & Research, 32(1),98-103
  8. Faraklas I, Lam U, Cochran A, Stoddard G, Saffle (2011)Colloid normalizes resuscitation ratio in pediatric burns.  Journal of Burn Care & Research, 32(1),91-7
  9. Lin H, Faraklas I, Saffle J, Cochran (2011)Enoxaparin Dose Adjustment is Associated With Low Incidence of Venous Thromboembolic Events in Acute Burn Patients.  Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care, 71(6),1557-61
  10. Etherington L, Saffle J, Cochran (2010)Use of transesophageal echocardiography in burns:a retrospective review.  Journal of Burn Care & Research, 31(1),36-9
  11. Lawrence A, Faraklas I, Watkins H, Allen A, Cochran A, Morris S, Saffle (2010)Colloid administration normalizes resuscitation ratio and ameliorates "fluid creep".  Journal of Burn Care & Research, 31(1),40-7
  12. Cochran A, Dong L, Edelman LS, Roberts WL, Ballard J, Privette A, Morris SE, Saffle J(2008)Microalbuminuria in Acute Burn Injury.  Journal of Burn Care & Research, 29(1),176-179
  13. Cochran A, Davis L, Morris SE, Saffle J(2008)Safety and efficacy of an intensive insulin protocol in a burn-trauma intensive care unit.  Journal of Burn Care & Research, 29(1),187-91
  14. Cochran A, Morris SE, Edelman LS, Saffle J(2007)Burn patient characteristics and outcomes following resuscitation with albumin.  Burns, 33(1),25-30
  15. Cochran A, Edelman LS, Saffle JR, Morris S(2007)The relationship of serum lactate and base deficit in burn patients to mortality.  Journal of Burn Care & Research, 28(2),231-40

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