Adriana Padilla is a full-time practicing family physician in Fresno, California. Over the past 30 years of her career, Dr. Padilla has maintained her commitment in serving others, teaching the next generation of doctors, promoting health and wellness, and advocating in a culturally responsive way. 

As a full-time practicing physician, Dr. Padilla cares for many patients with chronic conditions and acute care. She has a strong interest in the care of all ages in primary care, especially the adolescent patient. She is a physician member of the American Diabetes Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Fresno-Madera Medical Society and the National Hispanic Medical Association, where promoting health and wellness to all populations, especially those disproportionately affected by chronic health conditions, is a priority.

She graduated from UC Irvine College of Medicine and completed a rural family medicine residency program at UCSF-Fresno. She is board certified, fellowship trained and is a clinical professor in family and community medicine at UCSF-Fresno, where she maintains her volunteer teaching status in addition to program design while maintaining her full-time practice. Dr. Padilla has earned several awards for teaching and leadership.

Education and Certifications


University Medical Center, Fresno, CA


University Medical Center, Fresno, CA

Medical School

University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA

Board Certification

Family Medicine