J. Perren Cobb, MD

Surgical Critical Care, Trauma Surgery, Emergency Surgery
Accepting New Patients


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1500 San Pablo Street , Los Angeles, CA 90033
7 days a week, 24 hours a day
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1441 Eastlake Ave , Los Angeles, CA 90089
7 days a week, 24 hours a day

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About J. Perren Cobb, MD

J. Perren Cobb is one of the preeminent experts in the field of critical care surgery and medicine and is director of the surgical intensive care unit at Keck Medical Center.

Dr. Cobb's academic career started at Washington University in St. Louis, MO where he was appointed Assistant Professor in the burn, trauma, surgical critical care section of the Dept. of Surgery in 1995. Over the subsequent 14 years, Dr. Cobb achieved the rank of full professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Anesthesiology before leaving for Harvard Medical School in 2009 where he held a joint appointment in the Departments of Surgery and Anesthesiology. In 2015, Dr. Cobb moved to the west coast to assume a professorship in surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Among the more salient points in Dr. Cobb's impressive curriculum vitae are the pivotal and outstanding leadership roles in research he's handled masterfully and the innovative and truly game-changing contributions he's made in the field of Critical Care Surgery. He is the founding director of the United States Critical Illness and Injury Trials Group (USCIIT) and heads the USC Critical Care Institute, both of which are geared toward improving outcomes for the critically ill and injured through transformative biomedical research and performance improvement. He is single minded in his dedication to improving the delivery of care in the ICU across the nation through published chapters on Critical Care in standard textbooks and manuals and through countless national and international lectures.

Dr. Cobb's extensive leadership in this field ensures that Keck Medical Center will continue to advance in providing excellent critical care to patients and their families.


  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Emergency Surgery
Areas of Focus
Surgical Critical Care
Academic Title
Director, USC Critical Care Institute

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  • Health Net
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • NEXT
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Pacificare
  • GEHA
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Blue Shield of California
  • United Healthcare
  • Brand New Day
  • Marian Health Services
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • Interplan
  • MultiPlan
  • Medicare
  • First Health
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • USC Network
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Watchtower
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California

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