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News Release
Mobile, Ala. (July 27, 2010)
Contact: Ashley Givens, (251) 470-1682
USA College of Medicine Welcomes Dr. Juan G. Ochoa
Dr. Juan G. Ochoa

Dr. Juan G. Ochoa was recently appointed as associate professor of neurology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. He will also serve as program director for the neurology residency program at USA.

Prior to joining USA, Dr. Ochoa, whose clinical experience focuses on the medical treatment of epilepsy, served for 10 years as the Electroencephalography (EEG) lab director at the Neuroscience Institute and the clerkship director of neurology at the University of Florida in Jacksonville, Fla.

    EEG refers to the recording  of  the  brain's

spontaneous electrical activity and is used to diagnose epilepsy, a brain disorder involving repeated, spontaneous seizures.

Dr. Ochoa received his medical degree from Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Columbia. He conducted his family practice residency at Jamaica Hospital in New York and his neurology residency at State University of New York. In addition, he completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy at Montefiore Hospital Medical Center in New York and a fellowship in medical education at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla.

Dr. Ochoa is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Epilepsy Society and the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society.

To make an appointment with Dr. Ochoa, call (251) 660-5108.

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