Escondido, CA

Graybill Medical Group adds new physicians to its cardiology, orthopedic surgery departments


Dr. Kandan Baban

Graybill Medical Group, North San Diego County’s largest independent multi-specialty medical group, last week announced the addition of two specialty care physicians: Cardiologist Kandan Baban, DO, and Orthopedic Surgeon Jared Brummel, DO.

Dr. Baban is a board certified Osteopathic Physician specializing in Cardiology. She joins fellow Graybill cardiologists Robert Orr, MD, FACC and Robert Stein, MD, FACC, FAHA.

Dr. Baban practices cardiovascular disease prevention, treatment of valvular heart disease, and congestive heart failure management. She has a special interest in women’s heart disease prevention and management as well as non-invasive cardiology and non-interventional procedures.

She received her B.S. degree in Microbiology from UCSD in 2002. She earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2007, where she was awarded the Harbarger Award for Academic Excellence. She completed her residency program in Internal Medicine at Scripps Clinic and Green Hospital in 2010, and her fellowship in Cardiology also from Scripps Clinic and Green Hospital in 2015. She is certified by the American Board of Cardiology, the National Board of Echocardiography, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, and the American Board of Internal Medicine. She has a diverse cultural background, and also speaks Kurdish and Arabic, fluently.

Dr. Brummel is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon with special focus on Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy. He joins fellow Orthopedic Surgeon, Kevin Metros, MD, FAAOS and Certified Physician Assistant Jim Marte, MPAP, PA-C.

Dr. Brummel specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of injuries, disorders and diseases of the body’s musculoskeletal system (bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves and tendons). He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from California State University, Fullerton in 1999. He then attended San Diego State seeking a Masters of Public Health (MPH) in 2002. He earned his Osteopathic medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (Erie, PA) in 2007.

Dr. Jared Brummel

He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Riverside County Regional Medical Center in 2012 and his Sports Medicine/Arthroscopy Fellowship at the renowned Hughston Clinic in Columbus, Georgia, in 2013. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics (AOAO), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA).

“The growth in North County has resulted in increasing demand for both primary and specialty medical care,” said Graybill president Alejandro Paz, MD, MPH. “We’re very fortunate to be joined by such talented and caring specialists as Dr. Baban and Dr. Brummel.”

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