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Mehrdad Ayati

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

Dr. Ayati completed his residency at UC Davis and his fellowship at Stanford University. During his residency at UC Davis, Dr. Ayati received the Award of Excellence in Clinical Teaching. Dr. Ayati worked at hospitals such as Lodi Memorial Hospital in Lodi, California, and as an Emergency Medicine Attending at Veteran Affairs in Palo Alto, California. Dr. Ayati worked as a Stanford Medical Director at Los Altos and Palo Alto Sub acute and Rehabilitation centers. Dr. Ayati has a broad spectrum of practice and knowledge of general medicine and primary care in various settings, from office to Emergency room and acute and Sub-acute cares. Dr. Ayati’s main areas of research and clinical focus are in the physiology of aging and on finding practical and yet innovative ways of addressing the wellbeing and needs of the population in any age category. Dr. Ayati is an advocate of his patient’s physical and mental health at any age in addition to disease management and prevention. Dr. Ayati is currently the Editor in Chief of the journal of General Medicine, Open Access. Dr. Ayati is the author of “Paths to Healthy Aging”. Dr. Ayati is also a guest educational speaker on several radio stations such as National Public Radio (NPR) and San Francisco’s KQED and international and national conferences.

Dr. Ayati strives to provide reliable information, effective strategies, and simple guidelines for patients of all ages to avoid or manage chronic diseases and to have a significantly better quality of life.
Primary Care
Healthy Aging
Chronic Disease Management
Sport Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Academic Appointments: 
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health
Administrative Appointments: 
Medical Director, Los Altos Subacute Care (2011 - 2014)
Medical Director, Sunnyvale Health Center (2011 - 2014)
Honors and Awards: 
The Best Resident of the Year , Excellent in Teaching, UCDavis (2007)
Professional Organizations: 
Advisor, Consultant on Aging Initiatives, Stanford Research institute International , SRI (2016 - Present)
National Committee Member, Ethnogeriaitric, American Geriatric Society (2016 - Present)
Course Co-Director, Geriatric Multidisciplinary Care Conference (2013 - 2013)
Advisory Faculty, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, VA Palo Alto (2011 - Present)
Medical Education:Iran University of Medical Sciences (1999) Iran
Residency:University of California Davis (2009) CA
Board Certification: Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2012)
Internship:University of California Davis (2007) CA
Board Certification, ABIM, Geriatric Medicine (2011)
Board Certification: Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine (2009)
Fellowship:Stanford University School of Medicine (2010) CA
Academic and Contact Information
Clinical Offices: 
Clinical Practices: 
Research & Scholarship
Graduate and Fellowship Program Affiliations: 
Geriatric Medicine (Fellowship Program)
Paths to Healthy Aging Last Name, A. M., , A. Amazon. 2014
Best prescription for healthy aging may be fewer pills The Palm Beach Post Ayati, M. 2015
Why too much fiber is unhealthy for the elderly SF Chronicle Ayati, M. 2015
Alzhiemer Disease Division of Medicine Clinical Teaching Module Ayati, M. 2014
Beware of adding prescriptions on top of prescriptions SF chronicle Ayati, M. 2014
Division of Medicine Clinical Teaching Module Lower Ext Ischemia Ayati, m. 2012