Dr. Chang first began her studies in North Carolina at Duke University where she received her undergraduate and graduated cum laude. After completing her undergraduate, Dr. Chang went on to attend Medical School in Charlottesville, Virginia at the University of Virginia. In the years following, she went on to complete her residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Change completed her fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of California, Los Angeles as well as Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. During her training she was the recipient of several awards, including the CREOG award and for her research in ovarian cancer. Dr. Chang is actively involved in both basic science and clinical research. Her research interests include investigating novel treatments for ovarian cancer and improving quality of life for patients at high risk of gynecologic cancers. She was the recipient of the Foundation for Women’s Cancer Ovarinnovate: Ovarcome grant award to support her research. In her spare time, Dr. Chang enjoys spending time with her family, running, hiking, and traveling.
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: University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia
Residency: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California
Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California