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Eduardo R. Ochoa, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor, College of Public Health, Department of Health Policy & Management
  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
  • Section Chief, Community Pediatrics


  • Community Pediatrics


  • General Pediatrics

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-3398
    Fax: 501-978-6443
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202


  • A.B., Princeton University, 1990
  • M.D., Texas Tech University, 1996
  • Preceptorship in Medically Underserved Communities, American Medical Student Association , 1993


  • Internship and Residency, Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/ Arkansas Children's Hospital, 1996-1999

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Recent Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Arkansas Chapter, 2007
  • High Profile, Arkansas Democrat Gazette, 2007
  • Mejor de lo Mejor (Best of the Best) Physicians, Selected by readers of El Latino, Central Arkansas Spanish weekly newspapaer, 2008
  • Best Doctors in America (2008-2009), Best Doctors, 2008
  • Special Achievement Award - Latino Clinic, League of United Latin American Citizens Council 750, Little Rock, 2009
  • Paul Harris Fellow, The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International , 2009
  • Best Doctors in America (2009-2010), Best Doctors in America, Inc., 2009
  • Leadership Award, National Hispanic Medical Association Washington, DC, 2010
  • Best Doctors in America (2010-2011), Best Doctors in America, Inc., 2010
  • Humanitarian of the Year, Just Communities of Arkansas, 2012

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Eduardo Ochoa, MD. Entering the Golden Age of Primary Care. The Journal of The Arkansas medical society 2013 March; 109(10):198.
  • Journal Article, Haytham Safi., J. Gary Wheeler., Gordon R. Reeve., Eduardo Ochoa., Jose R. Romero., Robert Hopkins., Kevin W. Ryan., Richard F. Jacobs. Vaccine Policy and Arkansas Childhood Immunization Exemptions-A Multi-Year Review. Am J Prev Med 2012 June; 42:602-605.
  • Journal Article, Ochoa E., Nash, C. Community Engagement and its Impact on Child Health Disparities: Building Blocks, Examples, and Resources. Pediatrics 2009 November; 124(3):S237-S245.
  • Journal Article, Wheeler, JG., Taylor, JL., Schulz, E., Ochoa E. Children' behavioral and mental health: Addressing the workforce issues. 2009 The Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society; 105(June):280-281.
  • Journal Article, Gonzalez-Espada WJ, Ochoa ER, Ibarra M, Vargas PA. Perceptions of differential treatment from the viewpoints of attending physicians, residents and Hispanic parents in Arkansas. Hispanic Health Care International 2006; 4(3):159-169.
  • Journal Article, Gonzalez-Espada WJ, Ibarra MJ, Ochoa ER, Vargas PA. Multicultural Medical Encounters: The Experience at a Pediatric Clinic. J Ark Med Soc 2006; 8::227-229.
  • Journal Article, Schulz EG, Buchanan G. How do I judge the "medical homeness" of my practice?. Clinical Pediatrics 2004 June; 43(5):431-435.

Recent Grant Awards

  • Children's HealthWatch: Comprehensive Community Profiles for Improved Programs and Policies in W.F. Kellogg Foundation Priority Areas, Kellogg Foundation/Boston Medical, 2016-07-01 00:00:00-2017-06-30 00:00:00

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