Board Certified Thoracic Surgeon on staff at Family Hospital. He is one of 3 thoracic surgeons in all northwest Mexico. Medical school: Universidad Autonoma de Baja California (U.A.B.C.), Mexicali, B.C. General surgery residency: Hospital General del Estado; Hermosillo Sonora. Thoracic surgery fellowship: Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias ( INER ) in Mexico City, D.F. Additional Training:Diagnostic & Therapeutic Bronchoscopy Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias México D.F.Thoracoscopy and Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias. México D.F.Board certified thoracic surgeon, Council of Thoracic Surgery. In addition to seeing patients in private facilities across the city, and in the neighboring San Luis Rio Colorado in Sonora, Dr. Ochoa is a staff physician at Hospital General de Mexicali. He is also a Professor of Surgery at the Universidad Autonoma Baja California.He recently spoke to the city of Mexicali on the radio program, Los Doctores about the treatment options for patients with Hyperhidrosis or excessive palmar and axillary sweating, and how this condition affects the lives of sufferer. He was also featured on Examiner.com San Diego Health for his role in alleviating the current thoracic surgeon shortage in the United States.