Board Certification

  • Family Nurse Practitioner

Areas of Expertise

  • Annual Examinations
  • Gynecology


Graduate School

George Mason University
Master of Science in Nursing
Washington, D.C.

Undergraduate School

George Mason University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Washington, D.C.

Professional Associations

Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)
2008 – Present

Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners (VCNP)
2008 – Present

Personal Interests

She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, dancing, and participating in multicultural learning and activities.


Carmen Ayala joined Annandale Family Practice in August 2008. She graduated from George Mason University as a Family Nurse Practitioner in May 2008 and received the Graduate Nurse Practitioner Award for Excellence in Primary Care. She was raised in Annandale, Virginia, and currently, lives in Springfield. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, she worked in critical care for 4 years as a Registered Nurse. After caring for critically-ill patients in the hospital setting, she now focuses on health promotion and disease prevention. She is fluent in Spanish, as well as some American Sign Language.