Yvonne Moore, MD, MA, FACOG

Education

This native Memphian is a board-certified OB/GYN who’s been in private practice in Memphis since 1984. She holds a BA in biology and psychology from Washington University in St. Louis.

Her medical degree was earned at St. Louis University while her residency was performed here at the University of Tennessee. In 2007 she earned a Master’s degree in Human Relations (counseling) from Liberty University.

Service & Awards

Dr. Moore has held numerous board of director positions over the years including:

  • The Christian Medical and Dental Associations
  • Life Choices Pregnancy Help Clinic
  • March of Dimes
  • MidSouth Perinatal Bereavement Council
  • Postpartum Support International

She currently serves on the board of BSTARS Breastfeeding Support group. Dr. Moore has served and is serving on several committees at both Methodist and Baptist Hospitals and is a volunteer physician for the Church Health Center.

Dr. Moore is a previous recipient of the Physician Champion Award given by the staff and administration at Baptist Women's Hospital for “Excellence and Cooperation in Patient Care.”

She was also recognized in 2017 by the local chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women for “Outstanding Service in the Field of Healthcare In the Memphis Community.”

Dr. Moore is truly passionate about the physical, mental, and spiritual well-being of her patients and her community. She enjoys writing and is the author of her own blog about healthy living that you can read at: Ymoore4health.com.

Personal Interests

Dr. Moore is the widow of the late Rev. James Lee Moore, Jr. and she is mother to two adult children. She is an active member of True Light Baptist Church where she is a part of the social media team and the book club.

She’s an avid sports fan and is an enthusiastic interval runner. She is a perennial St. Jude Hero, raising funds for St. Jude Children's research hospital.

She participates in Black Girls Run and Black Girls Rock the 50 States. She is currently on a quest to complete at least one half marathon in each of the 50 states.

Since retiring from delivering babies, Dr. Moore focuses on gynecology (including major and minor surgery) and helping her patients live healthier lives through positive lifestyle and behavioral changes.