Brandi Wachel is a certified Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at The University of Texas at Austin where she was on the Dean’s List and was a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Brandi remained in Austin for several years working as a Labor and Delivery nurse before pursuing her graduate studies.
Brandi received her Master of Science in Nursing at The University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center in 1999. She was an accomplished student and again made the Dean’s List on several occasions. Upon graduation, Brandi worked in a private practice focusing on obstetrics, gynecology, and infertility for several years. She then began working at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in the Department of Gynecologic Oncology. While working at MD Anderson, Brandi cared for women newly diagnosed with cancer as well as those receiving chemotherapy and radiation. She also worked closely with genetic counselors to screen women at increased risk for ovarian cancer. While at MD Anderson, Brandi was a member of several committees and co-authored several published articles focusing on patient education and vaccinations.
Brandi works with Dr. Hardwick-Smith and Dr. Brigger in the office seeing pregnant patients as well as performing gynecologic and well-woman exams. She is available for urgent same-day visits and is also trained in obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound. Patients coming to Dr. Brigger for their first pregnancy visit meet with Brandi for their initial consultation, exam, screening labs and ultrasound.
When Brandi is not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two young sons.
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