Dr. Michael S. Blaiss is Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis and in private practice in Memphis at Allergy and Asthma Care. He has presented at more than 250 meetings and seminars throughout the world on such topics as allergic rhinitis, asthma, socioeconomic subjects in allergy and asthma, and issues in compliance and adherence.
Dr. Blaiss has written for several peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Pediatrics, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, and JAMA, as well as several allergy textbooks. He has co-edited one text, Atlas of Allergic Diseases. In addition, he is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Asthma and the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
Dr. Blaiss is a fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and was named to the list of Best Doctors in America for 1999-2008. He serves on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and is a Past President of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.
Dr. Blaiss received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences. After completing his residency at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center, he completed a fellowship in allergy/immunology at Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana.