Jo Ann Stewart, MD

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Scripps Green Hospital
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Geriatric MedicineHospice and Palliative Medicine

Hospital Affiliations


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English


Jo Ann Stewart, MD, specializes in geriatric care, specifically post-acute hospitalization. In addition, she has special interests in dementia and community services for geriatric patients.

Dr. Stewart believes in treating each patient as an individual and giving them the respect and consideration they deserve. She spends time with each patient, learning about their unique situation, in order to develop a personalized treatment plan. She also believes in open communication and involving all members of the care team, including family members.

When she is not caring for patients, she stays busy raising her two young children. She also enjoys cooking, playing the piano and violin, running, playing tennis, writing and travelling.

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2010American Board of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, 2005American Board of Internal Medicine, 2004

Medical Education

University of Texas Health Science Center, MD, 2000


University of Texas at Houston, Internship-Medicine, 2001


Scripps Clinic, Internal Medicine, 2003


University of California, San Diego, Geriatric Medicine, 2004

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