Dr. Bruce R Tammelin MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Bruce Tammelin is a pulmonologist in Mission Viejo, California and is affiliated with Mission Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years. He is one of 6 doctors at Mission Hospital who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Mission Hospital
High performing in Pulmonology

Education & Medical Training

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1976 - 1978

University of California at Irvine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1981

University of California at Irvine
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1981 - 1982

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1975 - 1976

University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Pulmonary Disease

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Safety of regadenoson, a selective adenosine A2A agonist, in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial (RegCOPD trial).
Thomas, G.S., Tammelin, B.R., Schiffman, G.L., Marquez, R., Rice, D.L., Milikien, D., Mathur, V.

Voluntary hyperventilation into a simple mixing chamber relieves high altitude hypoxia.
Saul, G.D., Lukina, W.J., Brakebush, S.C., Wilmot, D.E., Tammelin, B.R.

Flow-volume curves reflect pharyngeal airway abnormalities in sleep apnea syndrome.
Tammelin, B. R., Wilson, A. F., Borowiecki, B. B., Sassin, J. F.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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