Dr. Lucia R Tuffanelli MD Dermatologist

Dr. Lucia Tuffanelli is a dermatologist in San Francisco, California. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including California Pacific Medical Center and Saint Francis Memorial Hospital. She received her medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin and has been in practice for 24 years. She is one of 32 doctors at California Pacific Medical Center and one of 10 at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital who specialize in Dermatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology

Education & Medical Training

VA Medical Center (Martinez CA)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982 - 1985

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Residency, Dermatology, 1986 - 1989

Medical College of Wisconsin
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Dermatology
Certified in Dermatology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

False-positive Lyme antibody test in morphea.
Tuffanelli, D. L., Tuffanelli, L. R., Hoke, A.

The use of methotrexate for treatment of psoriasis in patients with HIV infection.
Maurer, T. A., Zackheim, H. S., Tuffanelli, L., Berger, T. G.

Treatment of chromoblastomycosis.
Tuffanelli, L., Milburn, P. B.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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