Eduardo Ochoa Jr., MD, FAAP

Eduardo Ochoa Jr., MD, FAAP

Principal Investigator, Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Email: ochoaeduardor(at)uams.edu
Tel: (501) 364-4364

Eduardo Ochoa is the Principal Investigator for the Children’s HealthWatch Little Rock site at Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH). His research interests include Latino health, health disparities, children with special health care needs and community engagement.

Dr. Ochoa is both a pediatrician and an advocate in the Latino community of Arkansas. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and a tenured Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He received his AB in Religion from Princeton University and his MD from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Ochoa practices general pediatrics at Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) in Little Rock, and is Section Chief of Community Pediatrics for the UAMS Department of Pediatrics. He launched the Latino Clinic for special needs children at ACH in May 2009 and the West Little Rock Primary Clinic in 2010. He was thrilled to be asked to both lead the building project and be named Medical Director of the ACH Southwest Little Rock Community Clinic, which opened in June 2017. Dr. Ochoa was a Soros Physician Advocacy Fellow after he finished Chief Residency at ACH.