Matt has been working as a PA with Dr. Yacobucci since 2001. He did his PA training locally at Midwestern University. He has a great understanding of orthopedic and sports medicine related conditions, particularly of the knees and shoulders. He is a skilled surgical assistant and performs many of the procedures carried out in the clinic, such as joint injections. He is also trained in using Ultrasound to guide in some of these procedures. He has co-authored articles and participated in clinical research on orthopedic topics.
Matt has spent time as a preceptor for medical students in the clinic and surgery settings, and has also served as a guest speaker and instructor to medical students and professionals teaching proper technique for intra-articular joint injections. In addition, he has helped provide medical coverage for the Arizona Rattlers arena football team as well as several local high schools. Matt was a recipient of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Arizona’s Finest Award in 2003.
About Matthew Cocking PA-C
B.S. Medical Science
NCCPA Physician Assistant Certification 10/2001
Arizona State License for Physician Assistants 11/2001
Orthopedic Surgery Physician Assistant
Physician Assistant Student