Michael Blaiss, MD, FACAAI
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Medical College of Georgia
Michael S. Blaiss, MD, is a clinical professor of pediatrics at Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia, executive medical director of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and allergist at Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett in Norcross, Georgia. He received his BS in Zoology at the University of Georgia where he was Phi Beta Kappa and his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences where he was inducted into AOA Honor Society. He was Chief Resident in pediatrics at University of Tennessee/Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center in Memphis and completed a fellowship in allergy/immunology at Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis and head of the Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology Training Program at UT prior to going into a private allergy practice in Memphis, Tennessee at Allergy and Asthma Care. At both Merck and Pfizer Consumer Health Care, he served in Medical Affairs roles. He is past president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. He served as treasurer of the American Board of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, a past member of the Board of Directors of the World Allergy Organization and past president of the Tennessee and Louisiana Societies of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Dr. Blaiss has published more than 120 scientific peer-reviewed articles and presented at more than 500 meetings and seminars throughout the world. In addition, he has been a member of the editorial boards for the Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, World Allergy Organization Journal, Journal of Asthma, and Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, Hypersensitivity, and American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy.