D. Vandel, M.D.
Jerry Vandel, M.D. is a native of Houston, and has lived in Austin since 1985. He is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, and did internship and residency training at Harlem Hospital in New York City. He also spent two years in the Indian Health Service, serving as Clinical Director at the Indian Health Service hospital in Crownpoint, New Mexico, providing care to members of the Navajo Nation.
After moving to Austin, Dr. Vandel worked for two years doing preventive and fitness medicine before starting into private practice. In 1987, he took over the internal Medicine practice of Dr. Jerome Ravel, who was retiring. He has continued to practice in the Central Austin area, near St. David’s Hospital. Dr. Vandel has been on the Medical Executive Committee at St. David’s Hospital since 1996, and served as President of the Medical Staff in 2000 and 2001. He enjoys all aspects of Internal Medicine, particularly the areas of lifestyle modification, such as exercise and stress reduction.
Dr. Vandel is married (wife Diana) and they have a son (Jeremy) who is married, and lives in New York City. Although a life-long basketball player and fan, Dr. Vandel decided to give up active playing with both knees still in good shape. He continues to stay active and runs regularly on the Hike and Bike trail.
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