Within the broad area of internal medicine, preventive medicine, women’s health, adolescent health, and endocrinology, Dr. Ochoa-Maya has developed extensive interest in metabolism, the hormonal mechanisms of organ injury, the pathophysiology of hormones, obesity, hypertension and diabetes. She is a specialist in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, a seriously under-diagnosed condition that affects millions of women world-wide. She is very interested in the interrelationships between the environment, a healthy diet, routine exercise, and illness, including physical, psychological, and emotional health. Dr. Ochoa-Maya demonstrates her ongoing commitment to patient education by leading open discussions focusing on her areas of expertise and expands this commitment by actively participating in community activities that promote health literacy. Her main efforts are to understand and to help others acknowledge the influence hormones have on total health, happiness and physical appearance.