Born in a small town in northern New Jersey, Dr. Ayli is a fellowship-trained Mohs Surgery and Reconstructive Surgeon who was awarded an academic scholarship to attend Villanova University. Dr. Ayli received his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he was inducted into the honorary Sigma Sigma Phi service fraternity, was awarded for obtaining the highest cumulative GPA in pathology, and graduated at the top of his class. After graduation from medical school, the National Institutes of Health awarded Dr. Ayli a post-doctoral research fellowship in cutaneous oncology at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, to study the role of signaling molecules in keratinocyte growth, differentiation, and tumor development.
Dr. Ayli presented his research at a number of scientific meetings including the Society for Investigative Dermatology, European Society for Dermatologic Research, and the International Society for Investigative Dermatology. In addition, he published his research in numerous scientific journals, including the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, Experimental Dermatology, and Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia E Venereologia.
Following this fellowship, Dr. Ayli served his medical internship and dermatology residency at the University of Cincinnati, where he received extensive training in complicated dermatologic cases, dermatologic surgery, and dermatopathology. After residency, Dr. Ayli completed his Mohs Surgery and Procedural Dermatology Fellowship in Macon, Georgia, under the tutelage of Dr. David E. Kent, a nationally renowned Mohs Surgery and Reconstructive Surgeon. During his fellowship, Dr. Ayli performed over 1600 complicated Mohs surgery and reconstructive surgical cases and received comprehensive training in cosmetic dermatology, including the use of lasers, fillers, chemical peels, liposuction, and botulinum toxin.
Dr. Ayli is certified by the American Board of Dermatology. He is a member of the American College of Mohs Surgery, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology, and the Escambia County Medical Society. In addition, he has published extensively in the dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and dermatopathology literature and has co-authored a chapter in the authoritative textbook, Lever's Histopathology of the Skin. Dr. Ayli joined Henghold Skin Health & Surgery Group in 2013 and enjoys serving Pensacola and the Gulf Coast Community.