Claire Ward, MD, is board certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Ward enjoys treating both adults and children with a variety of allergy and immunology conditions, including eczema, asthma, hives, food and drug allergy, and immunologic deficiencies.

Dr. Ward grew up in the Kalamazoo area and completed her undergraduate education at the University of Notre Dame. She attended Loyola Stritch School of Medicine prior to completing both her Pediatric Residency and Allergy and Immunology Fellowship at the University of Michigan. Dr. Ward is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology; the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology; the Michigan Allergy and Asthma Society; and the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dr. Ward values developing relationships with patients and strives to provide conscientious, individualized care. She has authored several research publications on topics including food allergy and asthma.

Dr. Ward practiced in the metro Detroit area for 7 years before joining Bayside Allergy in 2023. She is excited to be living in Traverse City with her husband, Joe, and their four children. In her free time, Dr. Ward enjoys hiking, downhill and cross-country skiing, biking with her family, and staying involved at their church.

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