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Gayle Ayers, DO


Western University of Health Sciences, D.O.

Texas A&M University, M.S.


Residency, Psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Health and Hospital System

Fellowship, Geriatric Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine

Care Information

Clinical Biography

Dr. Gayle Ayers is a board-certified clinical affiliate psychiatrist specializing in adult and geriatric psychiatry. She offers psychiatric services within the Comprehensive Memory Center at UT Health Austin’s Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences. She received her doctor of osteopathy at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona California and completed her psychiatric residency at the University of Texas at Southwestern and Parkland Hospital in Dallas. Dr. Ayers then completed her fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

Dr. Ayers is a prolific teacher, mentor and leads several committees on Geriatric psychiatry and is a dedicated volunteer. She is an active member of the Austin Psychiatric Society, American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association, and Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians as well as several other state and national societies and associations.


  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Adult mental health

Board Certification

  • Adult Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Geriatric Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Resident in Psychiatry (2013-14)
  • Geriatric Mental Health Foundation Honors Scholar, AAGP (2013)
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