Contact Information
  • 800-826-HOPE (4673)
Brian Tiep, M.D.
  • Physician, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Physician, Respiratory Diseases, Head-Respiratory

Languages Spoken
  • English

Professional Experience

  • 2006 - present, Staff Physician, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine; Director of Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Lung Cancer and Thoracic Oncology Program, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2002 - present, Program Designer and Medical Director, Respiratory Disease Management Institute, Pomona and Irwindale, CA
  • 1986 - present, Independent Biomedical Equipment and Methods Designer, Tiep and Associates, Monrovia, CA
  • 1986 - 1996, Medical Director, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Casa Colina Hospital for Rehabilitative Medicine, Pomona, CA
  • 1972 - 1986, Staff Physician, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 1971, Medicine Residency, Veterans Administration Hospital, Sepulveda, CA
  • 1969 - 1971, Assistant Professor, Technical Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Program Director and Founder, Prescott College, Prescott, AZ
  • 1966 - 1967, Mixed Internship (Medicine/Pediatrics), Meharry and St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville TN

Education

Education/Training
  • 1962 - 1966, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, M.D.
  • 1960 - 1962, University of California at Berkeley, Master's Degree
  • 1959 - 1960, University of Oregon, Eugene, Bachelor's Degree

Honors/Awards

Awards
  • 2006, Mary Burns Award CSPR
  • 1991, American Lung Association of Los Angeles County Award
  • 1987, Certificate of Honor Award from Biofeedback Society of California

Honors
  • 2006, Who's Who in American Thoracic Society
  • 1994 - 1995, American Thoracic Society Committee for COPD Guidelines
  • 1994 - 1995, American Thoracic Society Committee for COPD Guidelines
  • 1960, 1961, National Science Foundation Fellowships
  • 1958, Committee for Advanced Science Training

Memberships

  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • California Thoracic Society
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American Lung Association
  • European Society for Respiratory Medicine
  • Biofeedback Society of California
  • nternational Association for Respiratory Care
  • New York Academy of Science
  • Claude Bernard Club
  • American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • California Society of Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • California Society for Pulmonary Research
  • Pulmonary Education and Research Foundation - Board

Publications

  • Tiep BL, Carter R, Barnett M, Tiep R. Oxygen Therapy in Atlas of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. JD Crapo ed. 2009. Current Medical Group Springer Science + Business Media. 129-144.
  • Tiep BL, Carter R. Patients with alpha-1 Antitrypsin deficiency: Disease management considerations. Disease Management and Health Outcomes; Special Issue: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 2008 Vol 16 No 5. 345-351.
  • Tiep BL, Barnett MC. Disease management for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A clinical Strategy. Disease Management and Health Outcomes; Special Issue: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 2008 Vol 16 No 5. 303-313.
  • Carter R, Tiep BL, Tiep RE. The emerging Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease epidemic: Clinical impact, economic burden and Opportunities for disease management. Disease Management and Health Outcomes; Special Issue: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 2008 Vol 16 No 5. 275-284.
  • Carter R, Tiep B. Co-editors Disease Management and Health Outcomes; Special Issue: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 2008 Vol 16 No 5 273-373.
  • Tiep B, Carter R. Oxygen conserving devices and methodologies. Chronic Respiratory Disease, 2008. Vol. 5, No. 2, 109-114.
  • Rick Carter, PhD, MBA; Anna Tacon, PhD; Jim Williams, PhD; and Brian Tiep, MD. Managing COPD. RT Journal Nov 2007.
  • Tiep BL. Pursed Lips Breathing – Easing Does It. Editorial. J Cardiopulm Rehabil 2007 27(4): 245-6.
  • Wang T, Kernstine K, Tiep B, Venkataraman K, Lau S, Horak D, Barnett B. Intrapulmonary Shunting Through Tumor Causing Refractory Hypoxemia. ATS Clinical Cases [Internet]. New York: American Thoracic Society; 2007. Available from: https://www.thoracic.org/sections/clinical-information/ats-clinical-cases/pages/intrapulmonary-shunting-through-tumor-causing-refractory-hypoxemia
  • Tiep BL Carter R. COPD Disease Management. ATS Best of the Web Series [Internet]. New York: American Thoracic Society; 2007. Available from: https://www.thoracic.org/sections/clinical-information/best-of-the-web/pages/obstructive-disease/copd-disease-management.html
  • Tiep BL Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. ATS Best of the Web Series [Internet]. New York: American Thoracic Society; 2006. Updated 2007 Available from: https://www.thoracic.org/sections/clinical-information/best-of-the-web/pages/obstructive-disease/chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease.html
  • Carter, R, Tiep BL. Two Part Series on Arterial Blood Gases. RT Journal. Oct 2006.
  • Tiep B, Lefkowitz M. Application of Violin Training Skills in Training MDI and Pursed Lips Breathing Technique – in progress
  • Petty, TL, Burns M, Tiep BL. Essentials of Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Emphysema COPD: the Journal of Patient Centered Care. Vol II No 3 Summer 2005.
  • Tiep, BL. The Practice of Disease Management. Emphysema COPD: the Journal of Patient Centered Care. Vol II No 3 Summer 2005.
  • Tiep, BL, Murray R, Barnett M, Carter R, Auto-Adjusting Demand Oxygen Delivery System that Minimizes SaO2 Swings Between Rest and Exertion. Chest 126(4)S 2004.
  • Tiep, BL. Disease Management For Chronic Lung Disease: Pulmonary Rehabilitation For Life. The Lung perspectives 12(13): 105-111, 2004.
  • Tiep BL. In: Celli B, McNee W. Standards for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with COPD: a summary of the ATS/ERS position paper. Eur Respir J 2004; 23: 932–946.
  • Tiep BL. In: Celli B, McNee W. Standards for the Diagnosis and Care of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. www.thoracic.org/copd.
  • Tiep BL. Long Term Oxygen Therapy. In Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Donnor C, Ambrosino N, Goldstein R. Hodder Arnold Publication 2005.