Dr. Sorensen is excited to finally be back home in California and his family has recently moved to Visalia where they appreciate the warm community of Visalia and the support of the local medical community.
Dr Arzamendi was a Stanford athlete and still enjoys walking, cycling and hiking in his spare time. Dr Hopkins enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, playing golf and spending time on the beach in San Diego.
He received his undergraduate education at UCLA, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Physiology from the UCLA School of Medicine and a Master of Health Sciences from UCLA Medical School.
Dr. Sorensen received an ACGME-accredited interventional pain management scholarship from UCLA Medical School. Dr. Chin completed a residency at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine and worked at renowned hospitals in San Francisco, San Diego and San Jose. He then completed another six years of training, including a fellowship in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center and a postdoctoral fellowship at the American College of Surgeons in New York City. In addition to his stay in orthopedic surgery, he also completed the following stays at UCSF and Stanford Medical College. Arzamendi graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering and a Master of Health Sciences from Stanford University.
Dr. Chin was a trauma surgeon at John Muir Medical Center, which has been certified a Level II trauma center by the American College of Surgeons, and is also a member of the JohnMuir Cancer Committee. Dr. Hopkins has worked at John Muirs Medical Centers for more than 20 years, including as Chief Medical Officer of Urology and Chairman of Surgery, and as a member and advisor on the Robotics Steering Committee. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Urology, was co-chair of the Program in Urological from 2010 to 2016 and is a resident of the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine and Stanford University Medical College.
Each patient needs its own environment and each location offers outpatient care focused on medication - assisted treatment (MAT) and counseling. Specialized resources for pregnancy treatment are part of our overall focus on patient health, including the treatment of health problems that may be associated with long-term active addiction. The BAART team works with pregnant women who need to start a treatment programme or who have become pregnant with methadone or buprenorphine, their doctor or OBGYN to ensure that treatment decisions are made with regard to the health of both mother and child. For each patient, consultant and doctor, a programme is defined that best suits them.
The BAART Visalia care team can help you find a solution or treatment plan that works for you and your addiction.
If you live in the Visalia area and are interested in vein treatment but want to know more, contact South Valley Vascular to find out if it is right for you. If you are looking for a specialist and would like more information about vein treatments, you can choose Southern Alarteries to make an appointment with us.
Our medical specialists have the training, skills and experience to ensure high quality care and the procedures required for your problem. Our office treats a wide range of veins, from blood vessels to spider veins to blood clots. We focus on the whole body, not on blood vessels and brain, but we have a particular focus on veins and arteries.
Aortic anorysms are caused by weakness of the aorta, which feeds blood into the body and can be treated surgically with endovascular stents or grafts. Peripheral arterial disease causes blockages in the leg arteries, which lead to leg pain and foot ulcers. Varicose veins are ugly, gnarled veins that can cause painful ulcers.
Dr Hopkins undergoes surgical treatment for genital cancer, including prostate, bladder and kidney cancer. He has developed laparoscopic bariatric general surgery and performed robotic surgery with the FDA-approved da Vinci robot. He also received FDA approval to use intestinal segments for the first time in U.S. history in patients undergoing bladder removal.
Dr. Brian D. Hopkins is a private urology specialist who has been practicing in the East Bay since 2000. Dr. Hopkins is the founder and chairman of the Department of Urological Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco.
Dr. Hopkins mission is to provide patients with the best urological care while ensuring they receive world-class surgical care. He has experience working with patients with a wide range of diseases, from diabetes to heart disease to cancer, and has a strong interest in helping patients choose the best diabetes treatment. Dr. Arzamendi is committed to safe, established medical treatments and prides himself on being informed about new therapies and research opportunities - which are not subject to a prescription.