Ayla Munawar, DO

located in Costa Mesa, CA

About Dr. Munawar


Dr. Ayla Munawar is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

A native of Southern California, Dr. Munawar attended college at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering: Premedical and a minor in Biological Sciences, and was placed on the Dean’s Honor List.

She received her medical degree from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Southern California. Among her recognitions included the Clinical Chair Award for Pediatrics.

Dr. Munawar then went on to complete her pediatric residency at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital in the Inland Empire.


Experience and Specialties

Experienced in outpatient and newborn care, Dr. Munawar’s special interests include dermatology and adolescent medicine.  She enjoys establishing long-lasting relationships with an emphasis in preventive care with patients and their families. She is an advocate of whole person care including the importance of vaccinations.



All our Drs are Proud Fellows of the AAP, American Academy of Pediatrics 



Dr. Munawar enjoys spending time with her 2 young boys and husband, frequently biking and hiking. On her days off she is also often found baking and reading.


She is available at the clinic located in Costa Mesa.