Dr. Maria Victoria Peralta is a board-certified UCI Health internist who specializes in primary care.

Maria Victoria B. Peralta, MD


Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

preventive medicine, women's health, LGBTQ+ health, healthcare transition from pediatric to adult medicine

LGBTQ Champion

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  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • English
Medical School
Keck School of Medicine at USC
Harbor-UCLA Medical CenterInternal Medicine
Harbor-UCLA Medical CenterCardiology
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Division of General Internal Medicine & Primary Care, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine
More Information

Dr. Maria Victoria Peralta is a board-certified UCI Health internist who specializes in primary care.

Her clinical interests include preventive medicine, heart disease, women's health, healthcare for LGBTQ+ patients and helping adolescents transition from pediatric to adult care.

Peralta earned her medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine at USC in Los Angeles. She completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, followed by a fellowship in cardiology, also at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

Her academic interests include point-of-care ultrasound in outpatient settings, culinary medicine, healthcare technology, biomedical research and equity and inclusion in healthcare. Peralta is a co-investigator for the UCI School of Medicine's All of Us Research Program, a national effort funded by the National Institutes of Health to gather health data that will improve the treatment and prevention of diseases.

In addition, Peralta is a research fellow for the medical school's Translational Technology Enhancing High Quality Care Program (iTEQC). She also is dedicated to educating and mentoring medical students and residents.

She sees patients in Orange.

UCI Health Primary Care Services
UCI Medical Center, Pavilion 3
101 The City Drive South, Building 29
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7002
Fax: 714-456-2949