Behrouz Farsi grew-up in northern California, graduated with a bachelors of science in the biological sciences from UC Davis before working as a public health specialist and then a clinical research scientist at the National Institutes of Health. He graduated as a physician assistant from the Yale School of Medicine in 1999. He has worked in the fields of GI medicine and surgery as well as oncology and has returned to practice otology and ENT with Dr. Maw after serving the practice for 2 years. He brings to the practice a love of the healing arts, compassion, as well as the desire to connect with and provide superlative service to his patients. He is married, has a son and loves to travel as well as explore/experience the arts, the outdoors and good food. Please feel free to contact him with your thoughts and questions.
Dr. Audrey "Lisa" Arzamendi is double board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology. Since 2012, she has specialized in diabetes, obesity and metabolism, thyroid disease (including Hashimoto's and Graves'), polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and sex hormone disorders, adrenal and pituitary dysfunction, osteoporosis, parathyroid/calcium disorders, and thyroid and parathyroid nodules and cancers. She is highly trained in ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy of the thyroid (99% diagnostic rate).
Dr. Arzamendi is committed to safe and established medical treatments, and prides herself on staying informed about emerging therapies and research-supported non-prescription options. She is experienced working with all forms of brand-name and generic thyroid medications, and as a type 1 diabetic herself, has first-hand knowledge of nearly all available prescription and technological diabetic treatments, to best support patients in selecting their optimal diabetes treatment regimens.
Dr. Arzamendi graduated with honors from Stanford University, with a BA in Human Biology and a concentration in Health & Human Performance. She attended UC San Diego School of Medicine (receiving a federal NIH National Cancer Institute fellowship), and completed her internal medicine residency at Kaiser Pemanente’s Santa Clara Medical Center. Her endocrinology training was completed at UC Davis Medical Center. She previously practiced in California's South Bay before relocating to open her practice in Walnut Creek in 2020. Dr. Arzamendi was a Stanford varsity athlete and still enjoys running, hiking, tennis, rowing, and other outdoor activities. She loves spending time with her husband and many pets, and looks forward to being your doctor!
Medical School: Physician Assistant
Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut
Bachelors of Science: Biological Sciences
UC Davis in California