Frank Chocano, MD

Practice:

Certification(s):

American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Pulmonology

Sleep Medicine

 

Education:

Medical School:

Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Residency(ies):

Children's Medical Center Brooklyn

Fellowship(s):

Baylor College of Medicine

Bio:

Dr. Chocano practiced in a private setting until he joined CHKD in 2005. Dr. Chocano was drawn to CHKD because of its great reputation in the community and the fact that the hospital cares for thousands of sick and injured children each year. CHKD's commitment to providing health education to the population it serves, as well as healthcare providers and students, also appealed to Dr. Chocano. He emphasizes the importance of nutrition, exercise, sleep and mental hygiene in the prevention and management of chronic respiratory disorders.

Dr. Chocano served as chief resident at Children’s Medical Center at Brooklyn in 1993. He served on the board of Berks County Hispanic Center and adviser of the Exeter Township Library Project.

Dr. Chocano currently has a faculty appointment at EVMS, is a member of the American Thoracic Society and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is a native of Lima, Peru, is married and the father of three.

Honors and Awards:

Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2017

Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2015, 2016

2011 Educational Project Award presented by the American Sleep Medicine Foundation

Publications:

C.S. Sendon, J.F. Chocano. Clinical characteristics and prevalence of interictal paroxysmal activity in a pediatric sleep laboratory. Journal of Sleep Research, Volume121, Issue , September 2012

C.S Sendon, J.F Chocano, H. Ahmad. Examining the relationship between sleep quality and pulmonary function in children and young adults with respiratory disorders. Journal of Sleep Research Volume 21, Issue s1, September 2012

C.S. Sendon, J.F. Chocano, Amy Perkins MS, Hasan Ahmad. Examining the relationship between sleep quality and pulmonary function in children and young adults with cystic fibrosis. 2012 American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine. 185: A5005

C.S. Sendon, J.F. Chocano. Early-onset congenital central hypoventilation syndrome due to a heterozygous 20 and 26-polyalanine repeat expansion mutation in the PHOX2B gene. 2012 American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine. 185: A3386

C.S. Sendon, J.F. Chocano. Adaptive servo ventilation in sleep breathing related disorder in an infant with multiple co-morbidities case report. 2012 American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine. 185: A6455

C.S. Sendon, J.F. Chocano. Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in overweight pediatrics patients. American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine. May 2011; 183: A3713

C.S. Sendon, J.F. Chocano. Relationship between weight and sleep architecture in children. Pediatric Research: November 2011 - Volume 70 - Issue 5 Pg.396

C.S. Sendon, W. Wooten, E. McGuire, J.F. Chocano. Clinical characteristics of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in children. American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine. May 2010; 181: A6555

C.S. Sendon, A. Garvin, E. McGuire, J.F. Chocano, M. Morales. Clinical characteristics of difficult to control pediatric asthma patients in a tertiary pediatric subspecialty clinic. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology; Vol. 125: Number 2, February 2010: AB

Tuvim MJ, Adachi R, Chocano JF, Moore RH, Lampert RM, Zerae, Romero KnollBJ, Dickey BF.1999. Rab3d, a small GTPase, is localized on mast cell secretory granules and translocates to the plasma membrane upon exocytosis. AJRCMB.20: 79-89


 

Location(s):

CHKD Main Hospital
601 Children's Ln
Norfolk, VA 23518

Oakbrooke Office
500 Discovery Dr
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Oyster Point Office
11783 Rock Landing Drive
Newport News, VA 23606

Princess Anne Office
2021 Concert Dr
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

 

 

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