Dr Avala is a board certified pediatrician serving Placer and Sacramento communities for the past 16 years. The reason Dr Avala became a pediatrician is she has a strong emotional commitment to provide voice to and for the children that need their rights protected and taken care of. "I feel privileged to be able to provide care and support to families and share in the challenges and joys of raising happy and healthy children." Dr. Avala is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She enjoys teaching and she serves as a clinical preceptor to third year medical students during their pediatric rotations. In her free time, she enjoys swimming, gardening, reading and travelling.