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Maryann Ally, MD

Associate Clinical Professor

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Academic Profile

Striving for practice excellence has been at the forefront of Dr. Maryann Ally's career. She thrives on the everyday interactions she has with her patients, their loved ones, and the staff who care for them. To further enhance her patient's experience in the hospital, Dr. Ally sits on the COPD Program Collaboration for Care Quality Improvement and Readmission Reduction committee, Hospital medicine preoperative workgroup committee, Antibiotic utilization committee, and also collaborates with Pharmacist and EMR specialists to enhance patient safety. As an Associate Clinical Professor, she enjoys working with residents and medical students and helps to facilitate various lectures. Dr. Ally has served as an Abstract Reviewer and Judge for local and national chapters of the American College of Physicians, Society of Hospital Medicine, and Society of General Internal Medicine.  At several of these professional meetings, she has been fortunate to have presented both clinical vignette and innovation posters. 

Dr. Ally went to medical school and completed residency at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. After medical training, she practiced at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, VA, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD, Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, HI, and Straub Hospital in Honolulu, HI, prior to coming to UCSD.

Her hobbies include spending time with her husband and three daughters, playing the piano, singing, dancing, and traveling.

Representative Publications

Robinson TL, Cheng FK, Domingo CA, Kim CH, Ally MT, Itzkowitz SL. Spicing up the differential for cyclical vomiting. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Aug;108(8):1371. 

Huang BH, Ally MT, Komsoukaniants, A, Farkhoundehpour, A, Thota, S. In the literature: clinician reviews of HM-centric research. The Hospitalist 2018 May;22(5):13,18-20.

Awards and Honors

Department of Hospital Medicine MVP (Feb 2019)

Arnold P. Goldman Foundation's Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award (2006)

The George Washington University School of Public Health Student Council Award (2001)

I am proud to be a part of UC San Diego Health Hospital Medicine because of the compassionate care that my Hospitalist colleagues, specialists, and multi-disciplinary teams provide to all of our patients.