Dr. Alexandra A. Roche, Division Chief Adolescent Medicine

Dr. Alexandra A. Roche, Division Chief Adolescent Medicine

  • Alexandra A Roche MD FAAP ABOM
  • Appointments:
  • Specialty: Pediatrics
  • Board Certified: Pediatrics

Dr. Alexandra Roche is a board-certified pediatrician who treats kids and teens in the adolescent medicine program at CHOC Hospital in Orange. Dr. Roche received her medical degree from New York Medical College. She completed her internship and residency at CHOC.

Clinical Interests

Adolescent Medicine

Alexandra A Roche MD FAAP ABOM is on staff at CHOC Hospital in Orange .


CHOC Hospital
1201 W La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 888-770-2462
fax: 855-212-6740


  • Medical School
    New York Medical College, NY
  • Pediatrics Residency
    CHOC Hospital, Orange, CA

Honors and Awards

  • CalOptima Circle of Care Award – 2014
  • CHOC Pediatric Residency Program Teaching Award – 2010
  • CHOC Physician Leadership Program (certificate) – 2012-2013

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Childhood Obesity Action Network (COAN)
  • Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

Lectures and Presentations

  • A Tale of Two Cities: Community Based Obesity Prevention
    Creating Connections – Annual Children’s Hospital Association Conference – 2013
  • Childhood and Adolescent Obesity
    Orange County Society of Pediatric Nursing annual conference – 2014
  • Obesity and Heart Health
    Child Obesity Prevention Summit 2012, Orange County Department of Education co-presenter with Dr Anthony Chang


Obesity and Heart Health (video)
co-presenter with Dr Anthony Chang
“Child Obesity Prevention Summit 2012” Orange County Department of Education


Obesity in adults can be prevented
Obesity: Adult Diseases the Pediatrician Can Prevent Today

In “Obesity: Adult Diseases the Pediatrician Can Prevent Today,” CHOC pediatrician Alexandra Roche, MD, reviews a number of health consequences that are a direct result of obesity.


Dr. Alexandra Roche and Dr. Wayne Nguyen
Warning Signs of Eating Disorders

In this episode of CHOC Radio, Dr. Wayne Nguyen and Dr. Alexandra Roche discuss the warning signs of eating disorders.

Health Topics

Smiling teen girl in driver's seat holding car keys
Teens and Driving Safety

Even if you have a very responsible teen, the fact that they don’t have experience driving makes them a bigger risk. Driving is dangerous for all teens, and parents can require them to prove they are ready.

Smiling girl in front of healthy foods
Kids and Healthy Eating Habits

Offer children a variety of foods so they can try things and develop healthy eating habits: fresh fruit and vegetables are best and limit sweetened foods.

Girl drinking coffee
Teens and Caffeine

Caffeine, which has been purported to increase energy and also acts as a mild stimulant, can be found in many foods and drinks, including coffee.