Dr. Cockcroft enjoys getting to know all of his patients, from babies to children and adults, young and old. "In a sense, I feel as though I have thousands of friends here," he says. His philosophy of care emphasizes prevention, healthy choices, and treating people with compassion and respect.
Dr. Cockcroft attended the University of California at Santa Cruz, graduating with honors in biology and chemistry. After earning his medical degree from the University of California at Irvine, he completed an internship in Fresno and a family practice residency at San Pedro Peninsula Hospital. Dr. Cockcroft is board certified in family practice and is past president of the Clatsop Medical Society.
Dr. Cockcroft and his wife, Lindy, have a daughter, April and two sons, Travis and Lucas. They enjoy travel, the outdoors, winter sports and water sports.