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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Estela Ayala is a pulmonology specialist in Mountain View, California and she works at several hospitals in the area, including Surgery Center of Santa Cruz and Palo Alto Medical Foundation. She got her diploma from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and did her residency program in internal medicine at the University of Southern California - LAC+USC Medical Center. Dr. Estela Ayala also did a fellowship in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine at Stanford University. The doctor is certified in critical care medicine, internal medicine, and pulmonary disease and has an experience of more than 20 years.

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  • Education & Training


    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

    Medical School


    University of Southern California - LAC+USC Medical Center



    Stanford University


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease

  • Hospital & Practice

    Palo Alto Medical Foundation

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (831) 477-2200

    2900 Chanticleer Ave

    Santa Cruz, California 95065

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Estela Ayala has contributed to 2 publications.

    The intersection of genes and environment: development of pulmonary arterial hypertension in a patient with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia and stimulant exposure.

    Ayala, E.,Kudelko, K. T.,Haddad, F.,Zamanian, R. T.,de Jesus Perez, V.; Chest. 2012 Jun 07.

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    Rhabdomyolysis associated with 2009 influenza A(H1N1).

    Ayala, E.,Kagawa, F. T.,Wehner, J. H.,Tam, J.,Upadhyay, D.; JAMA. 2009 Nov 06.

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