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Joseph Brandel

MD, FACS

Cardiology & Internal Medicine
General Surgery
Antioch office
Sinus Center office
925-757-2160
Walnut Creek office
Internal Medicine office
Texting appointment line: 925-395-4023
Currently Not Accepting New Patients
Currently Not Accepting New Patients
Currently Not Accepting New Patients
Currently Not Accepting New Patients

Main Office

2350 Country Hills Drive Suite A Antioch, CA 94509
2400 Balfour Road Suite 300
Brentwood, CA 94513

Affiliations

Sutter Delta Medical Center
San Ramon Regional Medical Center
John Muir HealthWalnut Creek Medical Center
John Muir Health Concord Medical Center

Sub-specialties

Advanced Laparoscopic, Surgical Critical Care

About

Dr. Joseph Brandel completed his Bachelor of Science degree with honors in psychology at The City University of New York, Brooklyn College. Pursuing his passion of medicine, he was accepted into the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, where he earned his medical degree, Magna Cum Laude and completed a general surgery residency. At SUNY, Dr. Brandel was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. After his residency, Dr. Brandel completed two surgical fellowships, one in trauma and critical care at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark and another at the University Medical Center in Hackensack, New Jersey. During his fellowship in Hackensack, Dr. Brandel studied both minimally invasive surgery and bariatric surgery. Dr. Brandel runs a private practice in Antioch. Dr. Brandel’s area of expertise is comprehensive general surgery and minimally invasive surgery.

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!

Conditions Treated

  • Alternative and second opinions in surgical and non surgical conditions
  • Anal Abscess/Fistula
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Incontinence
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Bleeding
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Colorectal Cancer Surgery
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ostomy
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Polyps of the Colon & Rectum 
  • Pruritis - ani / anal itching 
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectocele
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Conditions Treated

  • Alternative and second opinions in surgical and non surgical conditions
  • Anal Abscess/Fistula
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Incontinence
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Bleeding
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Colorectal Cancer Surgery
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ostomy
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Polyps of the Colon & Rectum 
  • Pruritis - ani / anal itching 
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectocele
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Conditions Treated

  • Alternative and second opinions in surgical and non surgical conditions
  • Anal Abscess/Fistula
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Incontinence
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Bleeding
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Colorectal Cancer Surgery
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ostomy
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Polyps of the Colon & Rectum 
  • Pruritis - ani / anal itching 
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectocele
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Main Office

2350 Country Hills Drive Suite A Antioch, CA 94509

Affiliations

Sutter Delta Medical Center
San Ramon Regional Medical Center
John Muir HealthWalnut Creek Medical Center
John Muir Health Concord Medical Center

Sub-specialties

Advanced Laparoscopic, Surgical Critical Care

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