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Bio-Identical Hormones
Male Andropause
Pain Management
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United Pharmacy Compounding Specialists (UPCS) is a locally owned Independent Retail Pharmacy, serving the central San Joaquin Valley for over 30 years. The diverse staff includes specialties from all aspects of pharmacy.

Primary areas of practice include the following:

• Compounding
• General Retail
• Bio-Identical Hormone ReplacementTherapy
• Consultations
• Saliva Testing

• Durable Medical Equipment
• Diabetes and Asthma Education and Management
• In-Store Cholesterol and Glucose Screening
• Blood Pressure Monitoring
• Custom Fit Diabetic Shoes and Inserts

United Pharmacy Compounding Specialists main objectives are total patient care and customer service. We are continuously striving to be the experts and authoritative consultants on drug and pharmacy related questions and problems. If you want friendly, old fashioned personal service, the way pharmacy should have always been, come see us at United Pharmacy Compounding Specialists.

Meet the staff of united Pharmacy Compounding Specialists

Ed Derderian is the owner and pharmacist in charge since 1987. Ed was born and raised in Dinuba, California. Ed attended Reedley College, CSU Fresno and then in 1982, received his Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. Ed oversees the day to day operations of the retail store and staff and his compounding specialty is Male Hormone Replacement (Andropause).

Robert (Bob) Warren was born and raised in Kingsburg, California. Bob attended school earning degrees from Reedley College (Associate of Art), University of California, San Francisco (Doctorate of Pharmacy) and CSU Fresno (Masters of Business Administration). Bob brings to the compounding staff a wealth of experience, having worked at Memorial Hospital in Long Beach, CA. in Clinical Pharmacy specializing in Pediatrics. Bob then spent the next 23 years as the Director of Pharmacy Services at Valley Children’s Hospital in Fresno. In 2001, Bob joined the staff at UPCS. Bob specializes in Dental Compounding, Pain Management and Veterinarian Compounding.

Cristina Albertolli Todd comes to the UPCS staff from Brewton, Alabama, where she graduated as Valedictorian of her High School Class. She attended the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, as a Pre-Med Major and received her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from Auburn University, Harrison School of pharmacy in 2002. Cristina has served as a Resident Pharmacist for UPCS specializing in Community Practice and Pharmacy Ownership. Cristina’s specialty is Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT), which focuses on female hormone balance and total care. Cristina’s BHRT program includes the triad of pharmacy care working closely with the patient, physician and pharmacist. She deals with everything from the initial consultations to monitoring of therapies with the Doctor.

Nathan Jefferson is the final member of our compounding staff. He too is a Dinuba native, having spent most of his life here. Nathan graduated from Kings River Community College, and then attended CSU Fresno, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the School of Business Administration. He brings 8 years of experience in marketing and sales and has been specially trained in not only marketing of compounded medications but also the actual preparation of the formulations. This wealth of knowledge qualifies Nathan as our Compounding Educator, often being the first one in the line of contact between the physician and pharmacy. His excellent communication skills enable him to be the liaison with the general public as well as bringing a greater awareness of the benefits and value of compounding in general and UPCS specifically.

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