John Muir Health Walnut Creek Medical Center
John Muir Health Concord Medical Center
Dr. Deepika Kancherla is a nephrologist with BASS Medical Group. She attended school in India, where she received her M.B.B.S. — the equivalent of a doctorate of medicine in the United States. After completing an internship at Gandhi Hospital in India, Dr. Kancherla moved to the United States and completed additional training in the form of two fellowships and a residency. She also held a position as a research assistant at Cooper University Hospital in New Jersey. Dr. Kancherla’s residency was completed at Alameda County Medical Center and her fellowships were completed at Cedars Sinai Medical Center/West Los Angeles VA and UCSF. Her first residency was in general nephrology and her second was in transplant nephrology. After her residency, internship, fellowship and research job, Dr. Kancherla practiced general internal medicine at Alameda County Medical Center, nephrology at the Walnut Creek and Antioch Medical Centers and taught as an assistant clinical instructor at UCSF. Dr. Kancherla is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Kancherla speaks English, Hindi and Telugu.
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: Siddhartha Medical College in Andhra Pradesh, India
Internship: Gandhi Hospital, Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh, India
Residency: Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland, California
Fellowship: University of California San Francisco and Cedars Sinai Medical Center/West Los Angeles VA in California