Dr. Ochiai is a graduate of Cornell University, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and is fellowship trained in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. He completed his orthopaedic residency at Albany Medical Center and his fellowship training at the Nirschl Orthopaedic Center and Georgetown University. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and specializes in injuries to the upper and lower extremities including: hip, knee, and shoulder arthroscopy. Dr. Ochiai uses both non-surgical and surgical techniques to help his patients return to their active lifestyles.
Dr. Ochiai has extensive experience in the treatment of hip injuries and pathology. This includes treatment of painful hip conditions such as femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAI), labral tears, greater trochanteric bursitis, snapping hips, and gluteus medius and minimus tears. Dr. Ochiai frequently teaches hip arthroscopy courses to U.S. and international surgeons. He has published two academic texts for orthopaedic surgeons, and has published extensively in the orthopaedic peer reviewed literature. Dr. Ochiai is the Past President of the Virginia Orthopaedic Society
Dr. Ochiai was awarded the Arthroscopy Association on North American Traveling Fellowship in Advanced Arthroscopic Techniques. He has served as an Associate Master Instructor of Hip Arthroscopy and Shoulder Arthroscopy at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Chicago. He is the Sports Medicine Consultant to Inside Lacrosse Magazine. Dr. Ochiai is a member of the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy, AANA, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
He is on the medical advisory board of the Washington D.C. Ballet. Dr. Ochiai has successfully treated ballet dancers of all levels, and he understands the unique orthopaedic issues of the ballet and dance community.
Dr. Ochiai is a two time US Karate National Champion. His experience as a competitive athlete gives him a unique appreciation of the needs of competitive athletes of all levels.
Post Operative Hip FAI Protocols
- Femoroacetabular Impingement Osteoplasty Post-Operative Protocol
- Aquatic therapy for the Post-Op Hip Patient