Reimagining specialty care

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Our Story

Our care journey approach to specialty care began with one patient. A patient who got addicted to their pain meds post-surgery. The tragic turn of events reinforced our conviction that whole-person care is the need of the hour in specialty healthcare.

We recognize the neurological evidence of the mind-body connection, and the role it plays in treatment intervention. We go well beyond the medical paradigm, and its compartmentalized manner of providing specialty care, into the wellness paradigm. Instead of just focusing on the loss of functionality, our goal is to restore vitality, build resilience and create longevity.

Our Team

Joe Chauvapun, Fouder Upmedical

About the Founder

Dr. Joe Chauvapun is an accomplished Vascular Surgeon, the founder, and the Chief Visionary Officer of UP Medical. Described as a charismatic and inspirational leader by family and friends, Dr. Joe believes in honoring the mind-body connection and treating the whole person, using clinically proven therapies. He has over 21 years of extensive experience in Carotid Artery Disease, Peripheral Vascular Disease, and Peripheral Vascular Procedures.

He loves his job because it gives him the opportunity to keep learning and reinventing himself at every stage of life. In his words, “If I had to author a book about my career so far, I would title it – Killing off my old self.”
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Jeff Marinucci
President & Chief Executive Officer
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Thomas Lee
Chief Financial Officer
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Andrea Bruneau
Chief Revenue Officer
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Nirzari Desai
Chief Marketing Officer
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Annie Willett-Thomas
VP of Operations & Growth
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Lisa Lerma
Director, Behavioral Health
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Sandra Bannister
Director, Foot & Ankle
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Julia Mauro
Director, Vascular
Susan Widem
Susan Widem
Executive Director, Partnerships and Growth
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Alex DuRee-Ferriss
Director, People Operations
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Anam Gulraiz
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Bernice Tan
Brittany Burney
Brittany Burney
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Haran Sivakumar
MD, Addiction Medicine
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Jamie Michalski
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Jennifer M Lee
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Julio Meza
MD, Addiction Medicine
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Kenisha Nisbett
DO, Addiction Medicine
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Nicole Ray
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Olivia Morales
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Pam Gambrell
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Phong Thanh Dargon
MD, Vascular Surgeon
Salma Nawabi
Salma Nawabi
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Shaunte Young
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Tigran Karamanukyan
MD, Vascular Surgeon
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William F. McCarron

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Healthcare is looking UP. Raising the standards and experience in specialty medical care. One patient, one physician, one clinic at a time.

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