Dr. Lira graduated from the University of Santo Tomas of Manila Philippines School of Medicine in 1989. She did require a year of rotating internship in the Veteran Hospital in Quezon City before taking her general medical boards in the Philippines.

She came to the United States and started her Neurology residency at Nassau County Medical Center (now called Northshore Medical Center} in East Meadow, NY from 1992-1996.

Dr. Lira proceeded to start her own solo Neurology practice in Westbranch, Michigan in 1996 where she was the only adult neurologist within a 60 mile radius.

In 2001, Dr. Lira went back to the east coast and joined Dr. Van Slooten's practice. Dr. Lira has served as Chief of Neurology at Holy Name Medical Center and is an attending neurologist at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.

Dr. Lira performs EMG/NCV and Therapeutic Botox injections.

Clinical practice interests include Migraine/Headaches, Vertigo/Dizziness, Stroke and Dementia.