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Dr. Bruce Tammelin, MD

Pulmonary Disease
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47 years of experience

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Dr. Bruce Tammelin, MD is a Pulmonologist in Mission Viejo, CA. They specialize in Pulmonary Disease, has 47 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE / MEMPHIS / COLLEGE OF MEDICINESURGERY and is affiliated with Providence Mission Hospital Mission Viejo.

Dr. Tammelin works at Mission Heritage Medical Group in Mission Viejo, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Sleep Apnea, Asthma and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    Mission Viejo - Sleep Center
    26800 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 215, Mission Viejo, CA 92691 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (949) 364-1236

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  • Providence Mission Hospital Mission Viejo

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    May 19, 2021
    Dr. Tammelin is very through and easy to speak with. My husband is a patient. We trust his medical expertise so much that I just made an appointment to see him for my Pulmanary issues.
    A Turner — May 19, 2021
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    About Dr. Bruce Tammelin, MD

    Specialties
    • Pulmonary Disease
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 47 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1942288709
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • U Calif Irvine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Los Angeles County - U S C Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Los Angeles County - U S C Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE / MEMPHIS / COLLEGE OF MEDICINESURGERY
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
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    Dr. Bruce Tammelin, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Tammelin is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Tammelin has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Tammelin has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Tammelin works at Mission Heritage Medical Group in Mission Viejo, CA. View the full address on Dr. Tammelin’s profile.

    Dr. Tammelin has seen patients for Sleep Apnea, Asthma and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Tammelin on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    16 patients have reviewed Dr. Tammelin. The overall rating for this provider is 3.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Tammelin.

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