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Specialties & Research

Dr. Jose Lira, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Education & Awards

Dr. Lira graduated from Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos, Lima.


Dr. Lira has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas 
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista 


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

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Additional Information
Dr. Jose Lira MD is a male Internist, has 40 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease.
Where does Dr. Jose Lira practice?
Dr. Jose Lira has 9 office locations.
Dr. Jose Lira practices Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease near Chula Vista, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Escondido, CA and San Diego, CA.
See Chula Vista Internists and Chula Vista Pulmonologists.