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

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Restrictive Lung Disease
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Spina Bifida & Associated Diseases
  • 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

    Approach to the diagnosis of congenital myopathies.
    North KN, Wang CH, Clarke N, Jungbluth H, Vainzof M, Dowling JJ, Amburgey K, Quijano-Roy S, Beggs AH, Sewry C, Laing NG, Bönnemann CG Neuromuscul. Disord. 2014 Feb 24 2 97-116
    Pulmonary function following early thoracic fusion in non-neuromuscular scoliosis.
    Karol LA, Johnston C, Mladenov K, Schochet P, Walters P, Browne RH J Bone Joint Surg Am 2008 Jun 90 6 1272-81
    Outcome measures for pediatric spinal muscular atrophy.
    Iannaccone ST Arch. Neurol. 2002 Sep 59 9 1445-50
    Congenital myasthenic syndrome with sleep hypoventilation.
    Iannaccone ST, Mills JK, Harris KM, Herman JH, Schochet P, Luckett P Muscle Nerve 2000 Jul 23 7 1129-32
    Lingual tonsillectomy for refractory paroxysmal cough.
    Lewis M, McClay JE, Schochet P Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol. 2000 Jun 53 1 63-6
    Calcium-dependent degradation of surfactant protein A by activated neutrophils due to serine proteases.
    Schochett P, Mora R, Mark L, Butler M, Ingenito EP Exp. Lung Res. 1999 Oct-Nov 25 7 595-616

    Honors & Awards

    • Mom-Approved Doctors
      Dallas Child Magazine (2012)
    • Top Doctors
      US News and World Report/Castle Connolly (2012-2014)
    • Top Doctors
      Texas Monthly (2011-2014)
    • Best Pediatric Specialists
      D Magazine (2010-2015)
    • Patient's Choice Award (2009-2012)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow (2008)
    • Collin/Fannin County Medical Society (1996)
    • Texas Medical Society (1996)
    • American Thoracic Society (1993)