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Kelly Ochoa, MD

Clinical Instructor, Brown University
Pediatric and Adult Psychiatrist

Dr. Kelly Ochoa is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; board certified in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. She earned her MD from the University of Texas at Galveston and earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish as an undergraduate at Texas Tech University.  Dr. Ochoa completed her adult psychiatry training at the University of Texas Austin and her child psychiatry fellowship at Brown University. Among her career awards, she was named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Scholar, received the John P. McGovern Student Award in Oslerian Medicine and was elected to the Gold Humanism Honor Society for dedication to compassionate patient care.

Dr. Ochoa instructs medical students and residents at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University with a particular interest in educating pediatricians in psychiatric care. She sees children, adolescents, young adults and adults up to age sixty and treats a broad range of psychiatric disorders including anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD, panic, bipolar disorder and substance use disorders. Her areas of expertise include cross-cultural psychiatry, the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, working with the LGBTQ and young adult populations, and coaching parents on strategies to reduce conflict and improve parent-child interactions.   Dr. Ochoa utilizes a holistic approach to patient care that is grounded in the biological, medical and psychological sciences and has advanced training in psychopharmacology as well as a variety of evidence based psychotherapies.