Premier Medical Associates Welcomes Karla Cepeda as Family Practitioner

PITTSBURGH, PA – October 1, 2012 – Premier Medical Associates has announced that Karla Cepeda, M.D., has joined the PMA team as a family practitioner, working at the Golden Mile Highway office located at 1620 Golden Mile Highway in Monroeville. 

Dr. Cepeda’s work as a family practitioner includes total health care for a person or family, including pediatric, adolescent and geriatric care. Her work also includes gynecology services, minor surgical procedures and osteopathic treatments.

Dr. Cepeda gained her M.D from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and the New York College of Medicine. She attended the University California Los Angeles for internship and residency training at the university’s Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Cepeda also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry and Biology from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas, and is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Before joining Premier Medical Associates, Dr. Cepeda worked as a family practitioner with Washington Family Doctors, in Washington, PA. Prior to relocating to Pennsylvania she worked at IKP Family Medicine in Houston, Texas. 

About Premier Medical Associates

With a focus on building better care, Premier Medical Associates is the largest multi-specialty practice in the Greater Pittsburgh area. In a healthcare environment of constant change, the physicians at Premier Medical Associates are committed to preventative care and creating value for every dollar a patient spends on healthcare.  As one example, Premier’s model has shown proven results with their diabetic patients, who are 48% less likely than the national average to be admitted to the hospital. 

Formed in 1993, Premier Medical Associates has a team of over seventy providers in ten convenient locations offering specialties that include: asthma / allergy / immunology, behavioral health, cardiology, family medicine, gastroenterology, general and breast surgery, hospitalists, internal medicine, neurology, orthopedics, pediatrics, podiatry, radiology and sleep medicine.  With more than 300 employees, the company touches the lives of more than 100,000 patients.  For more information about our philosophy of healthcare, team of physicians and locations, please go to or call 412-457-0060.