Dr. Donna D Tigno MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Donna Tigno is a pulmonologist in Oakland, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus. She received her medical degree from UC Davis School of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Tigno accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 10 doctors at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and one of 9 at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Diego
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1998–2001

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, General Surgery, 1996–1997

University of California at San Diego
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2001–2004

UC Davis School of Medicine
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 13 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 11 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 10 years in Critical Care Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Function of Kv1.5 channels and genetic variations of KCNA5 in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Remillard, C.V., Tigno, D.D., Platoshyn, O., Burg, E.D., Brevnova, E.E., Conger, D., Nicholson, A., Rana, B.K., Channick, R.N., Rubin, L.J., O'connor, D.T., Yuan, J.X.

Enhanced expression of transient receptor potential channels in idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Yu, Y., Fantozzi, I., Remillard, C.V., Landsberg, J.W., Kunichika, N., Platoshyn, O., Tigno, D.D., Thistlethwaite, P.A., Rubin, L.J., Yuan, J.X.

Bone morphogenetic proteins induce apoptosis in human pulmonary vascular smooth muscle cells.
Zhang, S., Fantozzi, I., Tigno, D.D., Yi, E.S., Platoshyn, O., Thistlethwaite, P.A., Kriett, J.M., Yung, G., Rubin, L.J., Yuan, J.X.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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