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Jose A Camacho, MD

Dr. Camacho is on staff at CHOC Orange

(949) 824-7929


Board Certified:
Pediatrics, Medical Biochemical Genetics

Special Interests:


326 Sprague Hall, UC Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697
phone: (949) 824-7929
fax: (949) 456-5330
map & directions

UCI Medical Center
101 The City Dr
8th Floor
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 456-6337
fax: (714) 456-5330
map & directions

Physician Bio

Jose Camacho, M.D. is board certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics in pediatrics and is board eligible in medical biochemical genetics. Dr. Camacho received his medical degree from the University Central del Caribe, School of Medicine in Puerto Rico. He completed his internship and residency training at the University of Missouri, Columbia Medical Center in Columbia, Missouri. Dr. Camacho completed fellowship training in human genetics at the Johns Hopkins University Hospital.

He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Camacho received the American Society of Human Genetics Research (Post-Doc) Award and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Faculty Development Award. The doctor also speaks Spanish.

His special interests include research in Urea Cycle Disorders and Mitochondrial Carrier Proteins. His philosophy is that patient care always comes first.


  • Medical School
    Universidad Central del Caribe (UCC) School of Medicine
    San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Residency - Pediatrics
    University of Missouri Medical Center Department of Pediatrics
    Columbia, Missouri
  • Fellowship - Pediatric Genetics
    Division of Human Genetics, Department of Pediatrics
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Fellowship - Research
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Weis Center for Research, Geisinger Medical Center
    Danville, Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship - Cardiology
    Schneider's Children Hospital of Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Queens, New York
  • Fellowship - Cardiology
    University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics Division of Pediatric Cardiology
    Iowa City, Iowa

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Medical Biochemical Genetics

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