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Israel De Alba, MD


Hospitalist, Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

cancer early detection, chronic diseases

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Medical Services
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine, Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
  • English
  • Spanish
Medical School
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara
State University of New YorkCategorical Medicine
Boston University School of MedicinePreventive Medicine
State University of New YorkInternal Medicine
Boston University Medical CenterGeneral Internal med.
Professional Positions
  • Professor — Hospitalist Program, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine
  • Research scientist — Center for Health Policy Research
Awards and Recognition
  • Career Development Award American Cancer Society
  • Dare to Do Award, American Cancer Society
More Information

Dr. Israel De Alba is a board-certified UCI Health internist who specializes in hospital medicine.

He earned his medical degree at the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara in Mexico. He completed a residency in preventive medicine at Boston University School of Medicine, followed by an internal medicine residency at State University of New York. Next he completed a fellowship in general internal medicine at Boston University Medcine Center.

De Alba's research interests include racial and ethnic health disparities and designing interventions with potential to eliminate the current gap. He is also working on an assessment of cultural factors that affect cancer preventive behaviors in Orange County Latinas, such as getting a Pap smear or mammogram.

He sees patients at UCI Medical Center in Orange.

UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868