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Phillip Moore


Pediatric cardiologist
Chief of Cardiology, San Francisco
Congenital interventional cardiologist, father and sailor

Dr. Phillip Moore is a cardiologist who specializes in treating congenital heart disease. He is chief of the UCSF Division of Cardiology.

Moore directs UCSF's pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratory. He is active in developing and testing new catheter-based devices and procedures (using the small tubes called catheters, which can enter blood vessels and reach the heart, to diagnose and treat heart conditions).

Moore earned his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego. He completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of Washington Medical Center. He completed a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at UCSF.

Moore is internationally known for his work on patent ductus arteriosus (a congenital heart defect) and atrial septal defect device closure (an implant that can correct a hole in the wall between the heart's upper chambers). He is also known for his work on using magnetic resonance imaging to guide catheter-based treatments of congenital heart disease.

  • Education

    UC San Diego School of Medicine, 1985

  • Residencies

    University of Washington, Pediatrics, 1989

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Pediatric Cardiology, 1992

  • Academic Title


It is my passion and a privilege to help patients and their families lead healthier lives using minimally invasive interventional treatments.

Where I see patients (1)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    60 Ratings
    About our process
    Apr 18, 2023
    Dr. Moore and staff always go above and beyond and I highly respect them and trust them with my care.
    Apr 04, 2023
    I have never met such a kind and caring provider. Dr. Moore listened to everything I had to say and addressed every concern I had. I am blown away by the kindness, compassion and knowledge Dr. Moore had for my son. I would recommend anyone to UCSF pediatric cardiology to see Dr. Moore.
    Jan 31, 2023
    Even though my situation is serious, I felt confident with the Doctor and assured that the result would be positive. And my procedure went very well and I am now recovering. I appreciate the help so much.
    Jan 17, 2023
    I felt very confident with the surgical treatment and was very comfortable in our discussions.
    Jan 17, 2023
    Dr. Moore explained all of the benefits and risks of my potential surgery in detail, and carefully listened to and answered all of my numerous questions. I appreciated his experience, thoroughness, and patience.
    Dec 06, 2022
    A very nice experience because they treated me very well, I would always recommend it.
    Nov 29, 2022
    Very good service!
    Sep 20, 2022
    Great experience.
    Jul 05, 2022
    Dr. Moore has just gone above and beyond for us and I am so thankful.
    Jul 01, 2022
    They are the best.
    Apr 05, 2022
    It was good it was really good
    Feb 15, 2022
    Thank you.
    Jan 11, 2022
    The clinic was on schedule. Actually we were seen a little early.