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Jose Lira, MD

Dr. Lira is a pulmonologist in the Chula Vista area. He is affiliated with Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center and 2 more hospitals.
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Dr. Lira saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more sleep apnea patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more lung condition patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more obesity patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more chronic bronchitis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more heart disease patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more sleep disorders patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more congestive heart failure (CHF) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more restless leg syndrome (RLS) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more heart failure patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw tuberculosis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more coronary artery disease (CAD) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more pneumonia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more lupus patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more asthma patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw hepatic encephalopathy patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw cirrhosis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more pulmonary fibrosis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more deep vein thrombosis (DVT) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more collapsed lung patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more thrombosis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more abnormal breathing patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more asthma attack patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw blood cancer patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more lung cancer patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw lymphoma patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw acute renal failure patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Lira sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

South Bay Pulmonary Medical Group
841 Kuhn Dr
Chula Vista, CA 91914
1,279 miles away
  • Spanish

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Credentials
  • Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1971

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Pulmonary Disease
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Lira is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2020)
  • Sharp Coronado Hospital and HLTHCR Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2020)
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2020)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Health Net
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield