Name and Position

Dr Jeffrey Cochius MBBS FRACP

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 287302


Department page: Neurology

Sub-speciality: Epilepsy

Special clinical interests: Epilepsy, cerebrovascular disease, Parkinson’s disease

Research interests: Clinical aspects of epilepsy

Secretary: Sally Lincoln

Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies: Fellow of the Australasian College of Physicians, Member of Association of British Neurologists, Member of Australian Association of Neurologists, Member of American Epilepsy Society.

GMC Number: 3438420

Personal profile: Dr Cochius was born in Adelaide, Australia.  He was educated at St Peter’s College.  He is married and has four children.  He enjoys playing piano, listening to music, cycling, swimming and sailing.

Professional Expertise : Dr Cochius studied medicine at the University of Adelaide, South Australia and graduated in 1983.  After completing his basic physician’s training at Flinder Medical Centre in Adelaide, he began his training in neurology at Flinders Medical Centre and finished formal neurology training at the Radcliffe Infimary, Oxford UK in 1991.  After two years at the  Montreal Neurological Institute doing basic molecular genetic research in epilepsy he completed a two year clinical and research fellowship in epilepsy and EEG at the Massachussetts General Hospital, Boston.  He moved to the UK in 1996 to take up his current position.