Gary Kocharian, MD

You are here

Gary Kocharian, MD

Dr. Gary Kocharian completed his MD at Weill Cornell Medical College after receiving a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University Honors College, where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, with majors in Cell Biology and Neuroscience. Dr. Kocharian completed an extra year of research during medical school in the Laboratory of Molecular Neurosurgery, where he helped develop a novel method for profiling changes in gene expression in specific population of brain cells following viral vector mediated gene therapy.

Dr. Kocharian worked throughout medical school with Dr. Mark Souweidane on a variety of projects to advance the field of pediatric neurosurgery. He has also served as the President of the Weill Cornell Medical College medical student chapter of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and is an avid musician and athlete who is fluent in multiple languages.