University of Pennsylvania (1986)
Medical School
Temple University (1990)

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Restrictive Lung Disease
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Spina Bifida
  • Research Interest

    • Respiratory complications of Sickle Cell disease
    • Respiratory consequences of congenital and early onset scoliosis
    • Respiratory insufficiency and neuromuscular disease


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Pulmonary Function Following Early Thoracic Fusion in Non-Neuromuscular Scoliosis
    Karol, L.A., Johnston C., Mladenov K., Schochet P., Walters P., Browne R.H. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 2008 90 1272-81
    Lingual Tonsillectomy for Refractory Paroxysmal Cough.
    Lewis M., McClay J.E., Schochet P. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 2000 53:1 63-66
    Calcium-dependent degradation of surfactant protein A by activated neutrophils due to serine proteases.
    Schochet P., Mora R., Mark L., Butler M., Ingenito E.P., Exp Lung Res October 1999 25:7 596-616

    Honors & Awards

    • Texas Monthly Top doctors
      Top doctors (2011)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American College of Chest Physician (Fellow)
    • American Thoracic Society
    • Collin/Fannin County Medical Society
    • Texas Medical Society