Dr. Joann Blessing-Moore, MD

Dr. Joann Blessing-Moore, MD

Pediatric Pulmonology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Joann Blessing-Moore, MD is a pediatric pulmonology specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 41 years. She graduated from SUNY Upstate Med Univ in 1972 and specializes in pediatric pulmonology.Read her story

723 Emerson St

Palo Alto, CA 94301

Contact Information

(650) 389-9697

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Blessing-Moore's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Blessing-Moore "Joann Blessing-Moore, MD is boarded in allergy, asthma, and immunology as well as Pediatric pulmonology. She trained at Stanford and Lucille Packard Children's Hospital and remained on faculty codirecting the Pediatric allergy pulmonary clinic and the adult allergy clinic for over 7 years. She then moved on to Private Practice in 1991 and has continued to maintain offices in Palo Alto and San Mateo. She continued to teach at the university as adjunct clinical faculty and also taught in the Physicians' Assistant Program. She works as a researcher, consultant, and speaker for several of our international drug companies and publishes extensively on allergy pulmonary issues, including book chapters as well as journal articles. She worked with the FDA on the Allergy Pulmonary advisory committee. She is an editor for the Parameters of Care for Asthma, Allergy, Immunology. She is frequently on NBC and works with local educational programs. She has also worked in India, Hong Kong, and the Philippines as well as Europe. She has ongoing research projects, publishes frequently and loves to teach. She is a reviewer for several journals as well as on the editorial staff. She was voted "Woman of the Year in Allergy in 2000" by the ACAAI and continues to be very involved in that organization as well as AAAAI, ATS, ACCP and the state, county and local organizations (CSAAI, SMCMS, etc.). She serves on the Medical staff for Mill-Penninsula Hospitals , El Camino Hosptial, and Lucille Packard Children's Hospital/Stanford University Hospital. She has 2 offices in San Mateo and Palo Alto and has one staff that goes between offices so that patients have a familiar team to work with. She provides services for patients of all ages in allergy and pulmonary areas."
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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Pulmonology

2  Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

58  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • SUNY Upstate Med Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Stanford Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Stanford Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Chldns Hosp/Stanford Med Ct
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blessing-Moore has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blessing-Moore's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blessing-Moore to family and friends
8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
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  • 1

Dr. Blessing-Moore's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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