Thomas Moore, MD
Dean of Clinical Affairs and Chief Executive Officer of the UC San Diego Faculty Practice
As Dean of Clinical Affairs and Chief Executive Officer of the UC San Diego Faculty Practice, Dr. Moore provides leadership of UC San Diego Medical Group, an inpatient and outpatient physician practice. In this role, he works closely with department chairs and chief administrative officers to implement inpatient and ambulatory strategies to enhance clinical operations and to ensure an effective care delivery network, community care program, and a comprehensive ambulatory risk management program. Additionally, Dr. Moore is responsible for ensuring that UC San Diego Health System’s clinical programs and activities achieve the highest standards of service, quality, safety, compliance and overall performance, and are integrated to support the unique needs of an academic health system.
Dr. Moore served as chair of the Department of Reproductive Medicine for 18 years, and chair of the Women and Infants Clinical Program Council. He is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and maternal-fetal medicine, and specializes in high-risk pregnancies and diseases that affect the fetus. As a practicing physician, Dr. Moore will continue his dedication to helping women understand how pregnancy affects their bodies and what they can do to help ensure healthy outcomes for their unborn babies. His research interests center on optimal management of diabetes in pregnancy, prenatal diagnosis of fetal abnormalities and the clinical quantitation and assessment of amniotic fluid volume.
Dr. Moore served 25 years in the U.S. Navy and participated in two executive development programs through the Wharton School of Business and the Harvard School of Business. During his medical training, he completed a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine after doing his residency and internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. Dr. Moore earned his medical degree and graduated cum laude from Yale University in Connecticut. He has authored and co-authored many peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters in major medical textbooks, including co-editing Creasy and Resnik’s Maternal Fetal Medicine and contributing to Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Diseases of the Newborn.
Nationally, Dr. Moore has served as officer and participant on numerous boards and advisory panels including those of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society, and National Institutes of Health Study. Dr. Moore has been ranked several times as one of the top obstetricians and gynecologists in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, as well as been named repetitively as a “Top Doc” in San Diego Magazine’s “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society. Most recently he received the Louis M. Hellman, MD Midwifery Partnership Award from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
When not at work, Dr. Moore enjoys sailing, photography, playing jazz music and spending time with his wife Peggy, five children and 12 grandchildren.