Dr. George L Schiffman MD Internist

Dr. George Schiffman is an internist in Mission Viejo, California and is affiliated with Mission Hospital. He received his medical degree from Rush Medical College and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Schiffman accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 82 doctors at Mission Hospital who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: Critical Care Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Pulmonology

Hospital Affiliation

Mission Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of California at Irvine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982 - 1985

University of California at Irvine
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1985 - 1987

Rush Medical College
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 13 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 12 years in Geriatric Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 4 years in Hospice & Palliative Medicine

American Board of Preventive Medicine
Certified 9 years in Public Health & General Preventive Medicine

AZ 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.

Indomethacin and perception of dyspnea in chronic airflow obstruction.
Schiffman, G. L., Stansbury, D. W., Fischer, C. E., Sato, R. I., Light, R. W., Brown, S. E.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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