Dr. Aranda received her medical degree from Medical Technology at University of Santos Tomas (Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines). Prior to her residency, Dr. Aranda was a medical assistant at Medical Associates of New York Rego Park, New York, where she worked in the outpatient clinic with family physicians and internists. She was also a research assistant at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan where she gathered laboratory data for research in tuberculosis. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and American Medical Association. She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. She performed her residency at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica and is a member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.