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Jose Lira, MD

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Dr. Jose Lira, MD

Contact

Office
841 Kuhn Dr
Ste 200
Chula Vista, CA 91914
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Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Biography

Dr. Lira has been practicing medicine since 1987 and was board certified in Internal Medicine in 1978. He was also board certified in Pulmonary Disease in 1980. Dr. Lira received his medical degree from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in 1971. He served his internship specializing in Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York and served his residency specializing in Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York. Dr. Lira also completed a Pulmonary Diseases Fellowship at St. Louis University, Missouri.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 1980
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1978

Medical Education

  • Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, MD, 1971

Internships

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, Medicine, 1975

Residencies

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1977
  • Hospital Central Del Empleado, Internal Medicine, 1974

Fellowships

  • St Louis University Medical Center, Pulmonary Disease, 1979
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