Mehrdad Ayati

Mehrdad Ayati

Internal medicine doctor

Bio:   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.
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25 Patient Ratings
19 Patient Comments

Professional Education

  • 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

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Resident of the Year , Excellent in Teaching, UCDavis (2007)

Administrative Appointments

  • Medical Director, Los Altos Subacute Care (2011 - 2014)
  • Medical Director, Sunnyvale Health Center (2011 - 2014)
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Friendliness

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Explanations

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Listens

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Includes you in decisions

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Clear Communication

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Confidence in your doctor

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Recommended to others

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Wait times

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Ayati never gave up trying to find the right medication.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Ayati is so compassionate he diagnosed my problem & got me on the med. He follows up with phone calls! What dr. does that???

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

The discussion of a follow-up plan for this visit was excellent. However, I was less satisfied with my initial visit's follow-up.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Ayati is a special person and physician.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr Ayati is the best doctor I have ever had. He is intelligent, professional and most important caring.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Our (my daughter and I) experience of our meetings with Dr. Ayati have been very satisfactory.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Ayati has wide knowledge of his profession, care about his patients, for present and future, he has instinct and healing ability.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Did not have the time (or my list) to talk about my health problems.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

He has already referred me to Dr. James to take Dr. Ayati's place.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

I'm so glad I met my doc. For I fill so grateful, he is now my primary doc. he very good for my illness.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

The care provider is very knowledgeable. I am very happy to have this care provider.

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5.0 out of 5
25 Patient Ratings
19 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Ayati never gave up trying to find the right medication.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Ayati is so compassionate he diagnosed my problem & got me on the med. He follows up with phone calls! What dr. does that???

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

The discussion of a follow-up plan for this visit was excellent. However, I was less satisfied with my initial visit's follow-up.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Ayati is a special person and physician.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr Ayati is the best doctor I have ever had. He is intelligent, professional and most important caring.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Our (my daughter and I) experience of our meetings with Dr. Ayati have been very satisfactory.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Ayati has wide knowledge of his profession, care about his patients, for present and future, he has instinct and healing ability.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Did not have the time (or my list) to talk about my health problems.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

He has already referred me to Dr. James to take Dr. Ayati's place.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

I'm so glad I met my doc. For I fill so grateful, he is now my primary doc. he very good for my illness.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

The care provider is very knowledgeable. I am very happy to have this care provider.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

The care provider is very knowledgeable. I'd - like to have this care provider forever.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

All in all, very good.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Very interested in me as a person.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

I only had good experience with Dr. Ayati. He treated me with the most care & respect. I felt comfortable with this dr. better then I have in any other doctor's office.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Always look forward to my visits with Dr. Ayati. He has been of help many times.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Dr. Ayati is one of the best doctors we have experienced.