Our Staff

All professionals at John M. White, DPM maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

John M. White, DPM FACFAS


Born: Flushing, NY
Raised: Upstate NY, Queensbury
Oakland NJ, North East
Current: Texarkana, TX


Grade School: ST. Mary’s, Our Lady of Perpetual Help 1978
High School: Don Bosco Preparatory High School, Mahwah, NJ 1982
Undergraduate Degree: St. Francis College, Loretto, PA, 1986 Bachelors of Science
Graduate Degree: Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, OH 1990 Doctor of Podiatry
Surgical Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital, Cleveland, OH 1992 PSR-24


Affiliates Board:

Hospital Affiliation: CHRISTUS St. Michael’s Hospital, Wadley Regional Medical Center, Texarkana Surgery Center, Atlanta Memorial Hospital.
Licensed: Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Hampshire.

Exercise, Boating and Family Travel



Amanda Ochoa is a Certified Clinical and Administrative Podiatry Medical Assistant who assists patients when they come into the office, by making appointments, verifying insurances, collecting copays, getting new patient information and any front office duties as well as back office duties if need be.

Amanda has been employed with Dr. John White for 9 years. She knows that she is often the first person you speak to when calling the office and is the first person you are greeted by when coming into the office. Amanda wants Dr. White’s patients to feel at ease when coming into the office and feel like a priority. She values your time and makes sure your wait time and appointments are scheduled to your liking. Amanda wants to make sure all patients, when leaving, leave with a smile and knowledge of their foot problem.

Amanda holds 3 certifications under her name. In 2013 she was certified as a Rad Tech from the Podiatric Medical Assistant Radiology Training Program in Dallas, Tx. Also, in 2013, she obtained her Podiatric Medical Assistant Administrative certification from the American Society of Podiatry Medical Assistant in Las Vegas, NV. In May of 2014 Amanda obtained her Podiatric Medical Assistant Clinical certification from the American Society of Podiatry Medical Assistant in Tulsa Ok. Every year Amanda must provide 20 credits to be rectified in her field.

Amanda is married and has three children. In her spare time, she enjoys fishing, floating, karaoke and date night with her husband of 20 years.


Dila Patel is a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant and has been assisting Dr. John White since February 2017. She is very compassionate and dedicated about her patient care. She is in the medical field since 1995. She holds several certifications including Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Certified Pharmacy Technician, Patient Care Technician Certified Phlebotomist and EKG Techician.Dila is married and a mother of two children. She loves cooking different foods. She loves reading novels and spiritual books.


Patient Care Tech: Biggest Blessing in Life is my family, Children grown, Productive, good honest people. 
With ten grandchildren and one great, All my pride and joy.  As a Patient Care Tech here with Dr White my goal is to provide excellent care to you our patients. Looking forward to severing you!


After traveling this country and landing here in Texarkana,
I enjoy many things. At the top of list is participating in all things with my church and its activities.
As a Patient Care Tech at Dr. White's I strive to provide the very best care for our patients to ensure a pleasant 
and comfortable visit. Hope to see you real soon!