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Primary Care Medical Associates is committed to providing patients with 
                                   convenient access to high-quality care. 

We believe that providing high-quality care is not only about the medical advice that we dispense, but more importantly about the relationships we have with our patients. We continue to strive to be a leader in innovative medical practices and are one of the first clinics in the area to offer online health services to our patients.  

 Robert G. Perlmuter MD, FACP

Dr. Perlmuter became the founding physician of Primary Care Medical Associates in 1988. He received his B.S. from the University of Michigan, and graduated from Case Western Reserve University Medical School in Cleveland Ohio. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, specializing in Primary Care.  Dr. Perlmuter is Section Chief of Medicine at St. Joseph Hospital, and teaches medical students and residents from Northwestern University and University of Illinois.  Dr. Perlmuter has a strong interest in preventative medicine and healthy lifestyles.  He believes the key to optimal health lies in the concept of having balance in one's life.  He is married to Karen, our office manager, and has 2 daughters.  In his free time Dr. Perlmuter enjoys tennis, golf, working out, travel, theatre, and reading. He is blessed with a high energy level!

 Nancy A. Zamora MD   

Dr. Zamora joined PCMA in 1993. She graduated from the University of Illinois Medical School and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Mercy Hospital.  She supervises resident physicians on a weekly basis at the Laboure Clinic and has done so for the past 20 years.  In addition to being a physician, wife and mother, she recently completed her first sprint triathlon in Arizona in celebration of her 50th birthday.  She exercises regularly and practices healthy living, although she admits to a weakness for chocolate!

Sheila Bhagavan, MD

Dr. Bhagavan joined PCMA in 1999.  She received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Indiana University.   She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.  In her final year at Northwestern she was Chief Medical Resident.  Dr. Bhagavan takes a proactive approach to medicine and focuses on primary care and prevention.  She lives in Chicago and has two children.  She is a voracious reader, loves to spend time with her family, works out regularly, and is intrigued with traveling and trying cuisine from different cultures. 

Nooshin Cohanim, MD

Dr. Cohanim joined PCMA in 2005.  She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Illinois, and completed her residency in Internal Medicine there as well.  She believes in practicing comprehensive care with an emphasis on preventative health.  She treats a broad range of issues ranging from anxiety to diabetes and asthma.  Dr. Cohanim resides in Chicago with her husband and two highly energetic young daughters.

Erika Flores, MD

Dr. Flores joined our medical staff in 2011. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago.  In her final year at St. Joseph Hospital she was Chief Medical Resident. She has a strong interest in teaching, so she will continue to teach and supervise medical residents in clinic. In the six years she has lived in Chicago she has grown fond of running on the lakefront, theatre, dining out, and of course, the Cubs.

Erin M. Davis, MD

Dr. Davis is the newest addition to PCMA.  She received her undergraduate degree from Temple University, and her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.  She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.  Dr. Davis has a particular interest in weight management, preventive care and sports medicine.  She finds teaching very rewarding and plans to start teaching medical students from Northwestern University. She enjoys running, scuba diving and painting!

        Primary Care Medical Associates, Ltd. 1460 N Halsted, Ste 202, Chicago IL 60642 phone: (773) 871-4409 fax: (773) 871-3608