CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSAWARDSPUBLICATIONSJohn Foreman Cox III, M.D.Contact InformationPhone NumbersAppointment: (585) 341-7682Office: (585) 341-7682Fax: (585) 341-4220A member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty GroupgroupAn Accountable Health PartnerassignmentNot Accepting New PatientsLocationsClinton Crossings Internal Medicine2400 S Clinton Ave, Floor 2 Bldg GRochester, NY 14618-2636Internal Medicine: (585) 341-7685Faculty AppointmentsProfessor of Clinical Medicine - Department of Medicine , Primary Care Physicians (SMD) Patient Care SettingPrimary CareBiographyEducation and Training Dr. John F. Cox III received his BA degree from Williams College, and then his MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He trained in the University of Rochester's Primary Care Program in Internal Medicine and served as Chief Medical Resident at The Genesee Hospital in 1994-95. Certifications American Board of Internal Medicine, 1994 - Present Special Interests Since 1995 Dr. Cox has been a general internist, providing primary care and teaching -- with a particular interest in promoting the practice and teaching of evidence-based medicine. Philosophy Dr. Cox is enthusiastic about helping patients quit smoking and other healthy lifestyle issues. On a Personal Note Dr. Cox was born near Philadelphia, PA, and grew up in Charlotte, North Caroline. He taught English in Japan for a year and a half before obtaining his MD. He and his wife have three children. Dr. Cox is an avid soccer fanCredentialsSpecialtiesInternal Medicine - American Board of Internal MedicineEducation1991MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine & DentistryPost-doctoral Training & Residency07/01/1992 - 06/30/1995Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1991 - 06/30/1992Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical CenterAwards2019Lawrence A. Kohn Teaching FellowLocation: University of Rochester2018Lawrence A. Kohn Teaching AwardLocation: University of Rochester2017Lawrence A. Kohn Teaching FellowLocation: University of Rochester2017James Stewart Award for community-based instructionSponsor: UR Medicine Department of Medicine1992Jacob Haller AwardSponsor: Primary Care Program in Internal MedicineVIEW ALL expand_morePublicationsJournal Articles9/2017Williams GC, Lowenstein L, Cox JF, Patrick H, Adams MJ, Block RC, Rigby CS. "Brief report of virtual clinician research tools for tobacco dependence or dyslipidemia." Journal of health psychology.. 2017 Sep 0; 22(11):1463-1468. Epub 2016 Feb 29. Books & Chapters2005 Chapter Title: Teaching Evidence-Based Practice Book Title: Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice Author List: Fineout-Overholt, Ellen; Cox, John F. III; Robbins, Brett; Gray, Y'Vonne Lane Edited By: Melnyk, Bernadette M.; Fineout-Overholt, Ellen Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2005 in PhiladelphiaVIEW ALL PUBLICATIONSClose WindowSchedule an appointment with John Foreman Cox III, M.D.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. John Foreman Cox III, M.D. is currently scheduling for the following appointment type(s): Our policy does not permit patients to establish care with multiple providers within the same practice or specialty without prior approval. If you choose a new provider in the same office, we will cancel the appointment. Please contact the office directly with questions on this policy.