Juan Iturregui


What do you do for a living?

I am the Medical Director of the Renal Pathology and Electron Microscopy Division at Banner University Medical Center-Phoenix.

How did you get into diving?

I started diving in search of adventure and fun, not expecting it would be the peace and tranquility I found underwater that would keep me coming back.

What is your favorite dive destination?

Puerto Rico. I will wander far, but I know I will return home.

What is your favorite marine life to dive with?

I have always been captivated by the colors, shapes and easy gliding of surgeon fishes and tangs. 

What is your favorite part about teaching people how to scuba dive?

I can empower others to conquer their fears and do something very few get to experience.