Marcela Avila, M.D.

Published: March 10th, 2017

Category: Faculty, Profiles

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Clinical Assistant Professor


2004 Mowry Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
PO Box 100107, Gainesville, FL 32610



Departmental Affiliation

Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, Geriatric Medicine Division


Medical School
Universidad Nacional De Tucumán

Bella Vista Hospital
Family Medicine

University of Florida
Department of Aging & Geriatric Research

Additional Information

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Marcela V. Avila, M.D., graduated from Universidad Nacional de Tucumán in Tucumán, Argentina, before completing a residency in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine at the Angel C. Padilla Hospital in Tucumán, Argentina. In 2012, Dr. Avila went on to complete a second residency in family medicine at the Bella Vista Hospital in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, where she previously worked as a medical intern.

Dr. Avila joined the University of Florida in 2015 to complete a one-year geriatric fellowship through the department of Aging and Geriatric Research, under the direction of John Mueleman, MD. She currently practices as a geriatrician at UF in the venues served by the Geriatric Medicine Division.

Board Certifications
American Board of Family Medicine


Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Aging and Geriatric Research
Geriatric Medicine Division


Dr. Avila is board certified from the American Board of Family Medicine and was named the Most Accomplished Resident in 2001 from Angel C. Padilla Hospital.