$$ Peter Norman Schochet, MD Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center


UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health

Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics/Pulmonology
Languages Spoken: English,
Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

Temple University (1990)


Baylor College of Medicine (1991), Pediatrics


Baylor College of Medicine (1993), Pediatrics


Boston Children's Hospital (1996), Pediatric Pulmonary Diseases
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Research Interests

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

Selected 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

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Professional Associations and Affiliations

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

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

  • Texas Monthly Top doctors
    Top doctors (2011)