Joan Ayala is an Addiction Medicine Physician in PORTLAND, OR. Joan evaluates patients using many different procedures, in order to determine what treatments must be carried out in order to properly assess their symptoms. Addiction Medicine Physicians provide medical care in addition to consultation for each patient and their families.
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