Our Services

Sleep Disorders Center

Helping you learn more about sleep apnea

Mission Sleep Disorders Institute is the only accredited Sleep disorders Center in South Orange County and has been accredited since 1996. The center is staffed by Registered Polysomnographic Technologists who are devoted to the field of sleep medicine.

Dr. Tammelin, M.D. F.C.C.P. Diplomate American Board of Sleep Medicine has practiced Sleep Medicine since 1980. He is available for consultation for both inpatient and outpatients with sleep related complaints. He is fortunate to be associated with Board Certified Sleep specialists who are specialists in Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry.

The Institute evaluates and treats Adults, Adolescents and Children with sleep disorders including: Sleep Apnea, Insomnia, Periodic Limb Movements, Narcolepsy and a variety of other unusual sleep disorders. Tempur-Pedic beds in our lab provide a comfortable sleep away from home. Our services include:

  • Sleep Consultations - Individual evaluation with a Board Certified Sleep Specialist.
  • Polysomnography (PSG) - An overnight sleep study in which sleep stages and breathing are monitored.
  • CPAP Titration Study (CPAP/BIPAP) - Treatment for Sleep Apnea.
  • MSLT Study - Daytime test that evaluates daytime sleepiness and is a rule-out for Narcolepsy.
  • MWT Study - Measure the ability of a person to stay awake.
  • Pulse Oximetry Screening - Overnight Monitoring of SaO2 and pulse which is done at home.
  • CPAP equiment needs can be taken care of through our Center.
  • Download sleep study new patient form.

A.W.A.K.E. Meetings

The Mission Sleep Disorders Institute would like to invite you to attend our quarterly A.W.A.K.E. (Alert, Well, And Keeping Energetic) meetings. This is a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) support group meeting for anyone with sleep apnea and for their families, friends, and neighbors. This health awareness organization is non-profit and is open to all who want to learn more about the numerous topics relating to sleep apnea. Speakers with abundant knowledge and expertise in many specialties will give brief presentations with question and answer periods to follow.

Meetings are held four times a year on the last Tuesday of every third month at 7:00 PM in the first floor dining room of Mission Medical Plaza at 26800 Crown Valley Parkway in Mission Viejo. The meetings usually last for about one hour with a question and answer period following the topic of discussion. Many representatives of CPAP, respiratory, and sleep companies serve refreshments and display the most updated technology that is currently available.

Please call with any questions: (949) 364-1236.

October 27, 2009 Gastric Bypass Surgery and Resolution of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Lite & Smart DIMENSIONS Team; Joseph Figueroa, Phillips Respironics
January 26, 2010 Appliance Therapy For Mild Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Brian Rice, D.D.S. & Steven Fowle, D.D.S.; Steve Bilbo, MetroMed, Inc.

Links to websites for patient access*

*Medical information found on MHMG.com or related links is provided for general patient information only, and may not be relied upon as a substitute for professional medical care.

Appointments are available 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

The physicians accept Medicare assignment and accept most PPO insurance plans.

A Respiratory Therapist is available on Wednesday, Thursday and every other Friday morning from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM. This is a complimentary service. View new masks or discuss individual issues with the therapist.

View Our Locations

Sleep Center

  • 26800 Crown Valley Parkway
    Suite 215
    Mission Viejo, CA 92691
  • (949) 364-1236

Meet Our Doctors

Bruce R. Tammelin MD (949) 364-3330
Critical Care Medicine
Pulmonology
Sleep Medicine

M: 10am - 5pm T: 10am -12pm W: 9am - 12pm TH: 10am - 5pm F: 9am - 12pm

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Office 1:
26800 Crown Valley Pkwy., Suite 205
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Office 2:
831 Via Suerte, Suite 102
San Clemente, CA 92673