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W. Todd Cockerham, MD, FACS

Dr. Cockerham, board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), specializes in laparoscopic, breast, colon and hernia surgery. Dr. Cockerham joined University Surgical Associates in 2004.

Dr. Cockerham has office hours at USA's Surgical Specialties Building on Wednesdays (1 – 4 pm) and Thursdays at Gunbarrel (1– 4 pm). Dr. Cockerham performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital, the Plaza Surgery Center at Erlanger, CHI Memorial Hospital and Parkridge Hospital.

Dr. Cockerham is an assistant professor of surgery, Department of Surgery, for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga.

Nurse: Tabitha Kellams, RN 
Contact: (423) 493-2356


Arkansas State University
Jonesboro, AR
1988 – 1991

University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR
Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering
1991 – 1993

University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR
1993 – 1994
MS, Engineering

Medical School
University of Arkansas
Little Rock, AR
Medical Degree, 1998

UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN
1998 – 1999

UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN
1999 – 2004

Academic Appointments

2004 – present
Clinical Instructor
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN


ABS, 2005
Medical License – Tennessee, 2004

Professional Organizations: Southeastern Surgical Congress, Member; American College of Surgeons, Fellow; American Society of Breast Surgeons, Member.
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