Dr. Jose Lira

Welcoming new patients

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
  • Pulmonary Diseases (Board Certified)

Advanced Degree

  • Medical Doctor (MD)

The Sharp Experience

I strive to provide patients with the best quality of care possible.

Locations

  • Sharp Community Medical Group
    Phone: 619-482-7301
    841 Kuhn Drive, Suite 200
    Chula Vista, CA 91914
    Hours:
    Mon. - Fri., 8:30 am to 5 pm

Biographical Details

Age: 69
In practice since: 1977
Gender: Male

Additional Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Medical Group

Hospital Affiliations

Education

  • Medical School: San Marcos National University
  • Internship: Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
  • Residency: Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
  • Fellowship: Saint Louis University

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
    Aetna PPOs, Health Fund PPO, Health Fund HMO, HMO, Managed Choice POS, National Advantage PPO, Open Choice PPO, Select Choice HMO, Traditional Choice PPO, Value Network HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Anthem Blue Cross PPOs, Bronze EPO, California HMO, Gold EPO, Platinum EPO, Prudent Buyer PPO, Silver EPO
  • Beech Street
    PPO
  • Blue Shield
    HMO, POS, PPOs (contact Blue Shield)
  • Care1st
    Medi/Medi
  • Cash/Self pay
  • Champus Tricare
    For Life, Prime
  • CIGNA
    HMO, Open Access POS, PPOs
  • Coventry Healthcare
    PPO
  • Covered CA
    Anthem Blue Cross Bronze EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Gold EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Platinum EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Silver EPO, Health Net Bronze PPO, Sharp Health Plan Bronze HMO, Sharp Health Plan Gold HMO, Sharp Health Plan Platinum HMO, Sharp Health Plan Silver HMO
  • Health Net
    Bronze PPO, ExcelCare HMO, HMO, PPOs, Seniority Plus Retirees HMO
  • Medicare
    UHC-AARP MedicareCompleteValue, UHC-AARP MediComplete Premier, UHC-AARP MediCompleteEssential, UHC-Secure Horizons Retiree, UHC-Sharp Secure Horizons
  • Medicare/Medi-Cal
  • MultiPlan
    PPO
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Bronze HMO, Choice HMO, Gold HMO, Performance HMO, Performance Plus, Platinum HMO, Premier HMO, Silver HMO, Value HMO
  • United Healthcare
    Choice HMO, Choice Plus POS, Options PPO, Signature Value HMO
  • VEBA
    Performance HMO-Network 1 HMO

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Treatments & Conditions

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Geriatrics
  • Headache
  • Immigration Physicals
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Tuberculosis

Practice Features

  • Second Opinions
  • Walk-in Appointments

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  • Sharp Community Medical Group
    Phone: 619-482-7301
    841 Kuhn Drive, Suite 200
    Chula Vista, CA 91914

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