There is immeasurable value in helping children take an interest in their own health, helping them understand the implications of their decisions and creating achievable short term and long term goals. Nurturing a close relationship with each and every patient allows me to support families as they take steps toward a lifetime of health.
Coach and pediatrician
Dr. Aviva Alyeshmerni, known by her patients as Dr. Vivi, graduated with honors in Biological Sciences from Stanford University in 1998. Dr. Vivi continued to pursue her Master of Science at Stanford while conducting research at the Stanford Medical School. She spent two years teaching AP Biology and coaching Cross Country Running at Crossroads High School in Santa Monica, California. In 2005, Dr. Vivi graduated from New York University's affiliated medical school program at Tel Aviv University, Israel. After returning to the University of California, Irvine, to complete her Pediatric Residency, she spent six months working and carrying out research at the Orthopedic Surgical Hospital of Los Angeles. Since 2009, while working in Orange County, Dr. Vivi has been applying her experience in Sports Medicine as she pursues her passion for Pediatrics.
Fitness and family enthusiast
Dr. Vivi is a true athlete. She ran competitively at Stanford University and continues to compete in 5Ks, 10Ks, half marathons, marathons and triathlons. In addition, she enjoys snowboarding, surfing, camping, hiking and painting. Dr. Vivi, along with her husband and son, love Orange County's many trails, campgrounds and beaches.