Dr. Averill received his Medical Degree from the UCLA School of Medicine. He completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Harbor-UCLA and his cardiology fellowship at USC.

He is Board-Certified in Cardiology and Internal Medicine.

He is currently President-Elect of the Los Angeles County Medical Association.

He has previously served as Chief of Staff at Torrance Memorial Medical Center and as a member of the Board of the Western States Affiliate of the American Heart Association.