Dr. Ciarolla received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he graduated summa cum laude. He received his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Ciarolla completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in hematology at Harbor - UCLA Medical Center. He also has a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.
Dr. Ciarolla is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. He is a clinical Assistant Professor of the UCLA School of Medicine. Currently he is the Medical Director of the Adult cancer program at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and the Medical Director of Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Hospice Program.