Dr. Ochoa holds the title of Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Keck School of Medicine of USC. He earned his MD from the Harvard Medical School in 2003. He completed an internship and residency in Surgery at the University of Southern California in 2009. He also completed his vascular surgery fellowship at USC in 2011.
Dr. Ochoa is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and board eligible in Vascular Surgery. He is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery, Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, American Heart Association’s Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease and is an Associate Fellow in the American College of Surgeons.
Manzur M, Ochoa C, Ham SW, Lee W, Simcox T, Rowe V, Weaver F. Surgical Management of Perforated IVC Filters. Ann Vasc Surg. 2017 Mar 06. View in: PubMed
Mahajan A, Abdoli S, Han S, Ochoa C. Early Access of Bovine Carotid Artery Graft Can Eliminate the Use of Tunneled Hemodialysis Catheters. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Aug; 64(2):550. View in: PubMed
Brewer MB, Ochoa CJ, Woo K, Wartman SM, Nikolian V, Han S, Weaver FA, Rowe VL. Sartorius Muscle Flaps for Vascular Groin Wound Complications. Am Surg. 2015 Nov; 81(11):1163-9. View in: PubMed
Wu TY, Giesler G, Herscu G, Ochoa C, Reed R, Rowe V, Yaghmai B, Katz SG. Agreement among observers in the assignment of TransAtlantic Inter-Society Consensus classification and runoff score. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Nov; 58(5):1254-8. View in: PubMed
Huang SG, Woo K, Moos JM, Han S, Lew WK, Chao A, Hamilton A, Ochoa C, Hood DB, Rowe VL, Weaver FA. A prospective study of carbon dioxide digital subtraction versus standard contrast arteriography in the detection of endoleaks in endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repairs. Ann Vasc Surg. 2013 Jan; 27(1):38-44. View in: PubMed
Ochoa C, Weaver FA. Basic data related to thrombolytic therapy for acute arterial thrombosis. Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 Feb; 26(2):292-7. View in: PubMed
Ham SW, Rowe VL, Ochoa C, Chong T, Lee WM, Baker CJ, Cohen RG, Cunningham MJ, Weaver FA, Woo K. Thoracic aortic stent-grafting for acute, complicated, type B aortic dissections. Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 Apr; 25(3):333-9. View in: PubMed
Guner YS, Ochoa CJ, Wang J, Zhang X, Steinhauser S, Stephenson L, Grishin A, Upperman JS. Peroxynitrite-induced p38 MAPK pro-apoptotic signaling in enterocytes. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2009 Jun 26; 384(2):221-5. View in: PubMed
Guner YS, Chokshi N, Aranda A, Ochoa C, Qureshi FG, Nguyen NX, Grikscheit T, Ford HR, Stein JE, Shin CE. Thoracoscopic repair of neonatal diaphragmatic hernia. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2008 Dec; 18(6):875-80. View in: PubMed
Ochoa C, Chokshi N, Upperman JS, Jurkovich GJ, Ford HR. Prior studies comparing outcomes from trauma care at children's hospitals versus adult hospitals. J Trauma. 2007 Dec; 63(6 Suppl):S87-91; discussion S92-5. View in: PubMed
Polich J, Ochoa CJ. Alcoholism risk, tobacco smoking, and P300 event-related potential. Clin Neurophysiol. 2004 Jun; 115(6):1374-83. View in: PubMed