Dr. Alexandra A. Roche, Pediatrics
Dr. Alexandra Roche is a board-certified pediatrician who treats kids and teens in the adolescent medicine program at CHOC Children’s. Dr. Roche received her medical degree from New York Medical College. She completed her internship and residency at CHOC.
CHOC Children’s Hospital
1201 W La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
- Medical School
New York Medical College, NY
- Pediatrics Residency
Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Orange, CA
Honors and Awards
- CalOptima Circle of Care Award – 2014
- CHOC Children’s Pediatric Residency Program Teaching Award – 2010
- CHOC Children’s Physician Leadership Program (certificate) – 2012-2013
- 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
- Specialty: Pediatrics
- Board Certified: Pediatrics
- On Staff at: CHOC Children's Hospital
In “Obesity: Adult Diseases the Pediatrician Can Prevent Today,” CHOC Children’s pediatrician Alexandra Roche, MD, reviews a number of health consequences that are a direct result of obesity.
In this episode of CHOC Radio, Dr. Wayne Nguyen and Dr. Alexandra Roche discuss the warning signs of eating disorders.
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.
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.
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.