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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 in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more sleep apnea patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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87 doctors
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Dr. Lira saw more obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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370 doctors
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Dr. Lira saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more lung condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more obesity patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more chronic bronchitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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234 doctors
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Dr. Lira saw more chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more heart disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more sleep disorders patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more restless leg syndrome (RLS) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more chronic kidney disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more congestive heart failure (CHF) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more dementia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more heart failure patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw more tuberculosis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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142 doctors
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142 doctors
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Dr. Lira saw more bronchitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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36 doctors
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Dr. Lira saw more Parkinson's disease patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more coronary artery disease (CAD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more pneumonia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Lira saw dehydration patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Diego area. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw osteomyelitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Diego area. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more cardiomyopathy patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more thrush patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more asthma patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw lupus patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Diego area. Learn more.
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Dr. Lira saw more atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Locations

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

Office
841 Kuhn Dr
Chula Vista, CA 91914
  • Spanish

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Credentials
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Elmhurst) Program
    RESIDENCY
  • Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos Facultad de Medicina San Fernando
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1971

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 2019)
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

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