Kaweah Delta Healthcare District
Brandon Sorensen, M.D, is the founder of Pacific Spine & Pain Center. His office is located in Visalia and is part of the BASS Medical Group network. Dr. Sorensen specializes in pain management. Dr. Sorensen was born and raised in Hanford, California. Before medical school, he attended Brigham Young University where he received a Bachelor of Science in neuroscience. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington D.C. Dr. Sorensen then completed his internship at New York Medical College-SSMC. During a three-year residency program in New York City at Columbia University Medical Center/Cornell Medical College/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, he specialized in physical medicine and rehabilitation. After residency, Dr. Sorensen completed an additional one-year ACGME-accredited interventional pain management fellowship through the Department of Anesthesiology at Columbia University Medical Center. After nearly a decade of medical training on the East Coast, Dr. Sorensen is excited to finally be back home in California. He currently resides in Visalia with his wife Cali and their daughter Sydney. In his spare time, Dr. Sorensen enjoys spending time with his growing family. When not with his family, he can be found swimming, biking, or running. He is an avid triathlete and has competed in numerous triathlons, including an Ironman. He has also competed in many marathons and enjoys golf.
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: Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington DC
Internship: New York Medical College – Sound Shore Medical Center in Valhalla
Residency: New York Presbyterian – Hospital of Columbia and Cornell University
Fellowship: New York Presbyterian – Columbia University Medical Center