John F. Cox, M.D.

John F. Cox, M.D.

Contact Information

Clinton Medical Associates
2400 South Clinton Avenue
Building G-2
Rochester, NY 14618-2636

Appointment: (585) 341-7682

  • Primary Care Physician Primary Care Physician

Patient Care Bio

Dr. John F. Cox III was born near Philadelphia, PA, and grew up in Charlotte, N.C.. He received his BA degree from Williams College, and then lived in Japan for a year and a half before obtaining his MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He trained in internal medicine at the University of Rochester's Primary Care Program in Internal Medicine and served as Chief Medical Resident at The Genesee Hospital in 1994-95. Since 1995 he has been a general internist, providing primary care, teaching-- with a particular interest in promoting the practice and teaching of evidence-based medicine-- and doing research. His practice interests include helping patients quit smoking and other healthy lifestyle issues. He and his wife have three children. In his spare time he plays in an over-40 men's soccer league.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Candidate for the Association of American Medical Colleges Humanism in Medicine in Award, nominated by the U of R Office of Student Representatives 2006
Co-recipient (with wife, Betsy) of Jacob Haller award for most dedicated intern, selected by peers, Primary Care Program in Internal Medicine 1992

Current Appointments

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine - Department of Medicine, Primary Care Physicians (SMD) - Primary


Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine


MD | Medicine | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent1991
BA | English Or Journalism | Williams College1985

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1992 - 06/30/1995
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1991 - 06/30/1992