About Us

A Message from the President

Thank you for visiting the Providence Medical Associates (PMA) website. 

PMA is focused on delivering comprehensive health care in the communities we serve. Our medical professionals seek to provide a positive patient experience with each encounter. We customize care plans that promote the health and well-being of every patient we serve. 

We hope we have the opportunity to care for you  in the near future. 


Elizabeth Sander, MD 



Providence Medical Associates (PMA) in affiliation with Providence Medical Institute and Providence Health & Services will be a leader in the transformation of population health.


As part of an integrated system, PMA will provide and promote the health and well-being of the individuals and communities we serve. We will deliver the highest quality medical care utilizing evidence-based medicine, innovation and technology.


Established in January 2015, Providence Medicate Associates consolidated three well respected medical groups: Axminister Medical Group, Affiliates in Medical Specialties and Providence Medical Group.


Together these medical group are dedicated to providing high quality medical care.

Board Members

Elizabeth Sander, MD – President

Benjamin Yasharel, MD – Vice President

Andres Jimenez, MD – Secretary

Imran Iqbal, MD – Treasurer

Kimberley Chan, MD – Medical Director Population Health

Paul Murata, MD – Chief Medical Officer

Victor Reyes, MD – Board Member

Rudo Benjamin, MD – Board Member

Tsuyoshi Okawa, MD – Board Member

Ahn Chung, DO - Ex-Officio, Chief Compliance Officer

Awards & Recognition:

  • 2017 CAPG Standards of Excellence - Elite Status

  • 2017 DaVita HealthCare Partners IPA South Bay Ranked Top 3 PCP for Patient Satisfaction

    • Andres Jimenez, MD​

  • 2017 DaVita HealthCare Partners IPA South Bay Ranked Top 3 PCP Offices

    • Paul Murata, MD - PMI Madrona​ Primary Care

    • Lawrence B. Greenberg, MD - PMI San Pedro Primary Care

News Room:

Find the latest news and publications from Providence Medical Associates here.

2017 LMU Race for Success 5K Sponsor and Participants – (Photo: Dr. Sander, PMA President, LMU’s Iggy the Lion, and DeEtte Montgomery, PMI COO)

2017 Grand View Elementary – Gator Run 5K Sponsor and Participants (Photo: Dr. Macleod, Dr. Vakil, and Dr. Williams)

2017 Silver Sponsors for Manhattan Beach Education Foundation

2017 CAPG Standards of Excellence – Elite Status Beach Education Foundation

Circle by Providence