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Welcome to our practice

Our Health Mission


  At Premier Medical Associates Inc, we are dedicated to providing the best possible care to you and your family. We specialize in treating all aspects of lung diseases. We will partner with you, and your primary care physician to provide the latest personalized treatment plan to help you reach your optimal state of well-being. 

Experience and Professionalism


 With years of experience, our medical team will assess you and create a custom recovery plan that's right for you. We understand the importance of educating you on the most effective ways to take care of your body, so that you can heal quickly.  Our experienced medical professionals put your healing needs first. 

Physicians Who Care


Not only will our doctors treat your existing conditions, they will also work to prevent future illnesses from occurring. We strive to help you improve your quality of life, achieve your wellness goals, and heal your body to live your best life possible.   We are proud to provide a high quality level of customer service, medical experience, and commitment to health and wellness to all of our patients.   


Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our patients, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Premier Medical Associates, Inc.

3838 San Dimas Street, Building A, Suite 250 Bakersfield, California 93301, United States

Phone: (661) 323-5300 Fax: (661) 323-5455


Open today

08:30 am – 05:00 pm

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Meet our physicians


Robert L. Laughlin, MD, FCCP


Dr. Laughlin is a pulmonologist, a doctor who specializes in treating the lungs. He is board certified – in Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care and Internal Medicine. Dr. Laughlin graduated from the University of East Philippines in 1979. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Southern California LAC/USC Medical Center. He did his Fellowship in Pulmonary Disease at VA Greater Los Angeles Health System. He has been in practice for more than 30 years.


S. Nick Hansa, MD

 Dr. Hansa is a pulmonologist.  He graduated from the University of California Davis School of Medicine in 1989 and has been in practice for 30 years. He completed a residency at UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Hansa also specializes in Internal Medicine, and Critical Care. 


Amy K. Mehta, MD

 Dr. Amy K. Mehta is a Pulmonologist. She graduated with honors from Boston University School Of Medicine in 2007. Having more than 12 years of diverse experiences, especially in Pulmonary disease, Internal Medicine, and Critical Care.


Carrie Mosley, FNP-C

Carrie is our nurse practitioner. She is such an asset to our practice. She works closely with our pulmonologist to give our patients the best care possible. Carrie received a masters of science in nursing, and nurse practitioner in 2002 from California State University of Bakersfield.