Karen Rehder, M.D., FACOG
Karen Rehder, M.D., FACOG is a board certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist and surgeon. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 1988. After graduating from St. Louis University school of Medicine, her post graduating training was at St. Johns Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Rehder has been practicing in Pittsburgh since 1986. She opened her own practice, Womens Gynecologic Associates, in 1997. Dr. Rehder was voted one of the top three choices for physician referral in the Pittsburgh area in 2004. Her practice is limited to gynecology office care and surgery with special interest in the areas of hormone therapy, birth control, osteoporosis care, urinary incontinence, and preventative health care for women. Dr. Rehder’s dedication to women’s health care has kept her at the forefront of gynecological and surgical technology. She has been a member of the Christian Medical and Dental Society since 1980.
Meena Palayekar, M.D.
Dr. Meena Palayekar joined our practice October 1, 2015. She is a board certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist who completed her residency training at Drexel University in 2008. She has worked at the prestigious Mayo Clinic Health System in New Prague, Minnesota and recently worked in private practice in New Jersey. Dr. Palayekar will be restricting her practice to gynecology and gynecologic surgery. She is excited to have joined our practice and we are confident you will enjoy getting to know her.
Ann Hodgin, CRNP
Ann Hodgin, CRNP joined the practice in 2007 after falling in love with women’s health care while doing a 12 week clinical rotation with Womens Gynecologic Associates. Ann is a nurse practitioner with a Registered Nurse degree from St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing, a Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Carlow College, and a Masters of Science in Nursing from LaRoche College. She is board certified and a member of the AANP as well as a member of the PNA.
Amber Cvetich, PA-C
Amber Cvetich, PA-C joined Womens Gynecologic Associates in 2009. She is a graduate from Gannon University with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies. She is board certified by the NCCPA and a member of PSPA and AAPA.