Dr. Jose F. Chocano MD Pediatric Pulmonologist

Dr. Jose Chocano is a pediatric pulmonologist in Norfolk, Virginia and is affiliated with Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters. He received his medical degree from Cayetano Heredia University and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Chocano accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters who specialize in Pediatric Pulmonology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and Italian.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Pulmonologist: General Pediatric Pulmonology

Clinical Interests: Repiratory, Sleep medicine, Asthma, Chronic respiratory diseases, sleep breathing disorders, asthma, and cystic fibrosis in children and adolescents.

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Italian

Education & Medical Training

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Residency, Pediatrics, 1992

Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship, Pediatric Pulmonology, 1996

Brooklyn Hospital Center
Internship, Pediatrics, 1989–1990

Cayetano Heredia University
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 20 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 16 years in Pediatric Pulmonology

VA State Medical License
Active through 2016

Publications & Presentations

Rab3D, a small GTPase, is localized on mast cell secretory granules and translocates to the plasma membrane upon exocytosis.
Tuvim, M. J., Adachi, R., Chocano, J. F., Moore, R. H., Lampert, R. M., Zera, E., Romero, E., Knoll, B. J., Dickey, B. F.

Insurances Accepted

  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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