Meet Our Owners

Welcome to Premier Medical, your community's trusted healthcare partner, led by dedicated physicians. Our commitment to authentic Family Medicine means convenient and accessible care for every individual we serve. Putting the patient's needs above all else is our core belief, and our experienced providers share this passion wholeheartedly. 

As hands-on owners, we actively participate in daily operations, ensuring a personalized and attentive approach to your health journey. Unlike distant corporate management, we are present and engaged, fostering a warm and caring environment where you're more than just a patient – you're family. Premier Medical is proud to be physician-owned, dedicated to our community's well-being, and steadfast in providing you with the highest standard of care possible.

Dr. Karey Breen - MD and Owner

“Medicine is a mission for me.  I love the practice of medicine and have a strong personal desire to help people," Dr. Karey Breen.


Dr. Breen, like all of our providers at Premier, has a passion for the practice of medicine.  This genuine desire to help patients is vital when trying to navigate an increasingly complex healthcare system.


Dr. Breen is an experienced and highly skilled physician with over 15 years experience.  She is a graduate of University of North Dakota School of Medicine and is a Board Certified Family Physician.  She is a member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association, American Board of Family Medicine, American Academy of Family Medicine, and the Urgent Care Association. 


Dr. Breen works with One Mission Society, traveling internationally to provide much needed healthcare.  She lives in the greater Charleston area with her husband, who recently retired from the Air Force, and three daughters.

Angela Peterson - PA-C

"Taking care of patients goes beyond a prescription.  It involves getting to know my patients so I am able to care for them physically and emotionally,” Angela Peterson.


Angela Peterson is a board certified Physician Assistant who has practiced in the lowcountry for over 19 years.  Her experience spans from Internal Medicine to Urgent/Emergency Care.  She is a graduate from  Medical University of South Carolina and is a member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association.  She also serves as mission director/vice president of Trailblazers Medical Missions of Charleston where local and international health care needs are addressed.


Angela resides in Summerville with her husband David who owns and operates his own business. 

Joel Fletcher - CEO and Owner

Joel is an accomplished financial executive with a remarkable range of expertise across various aspects of corporate accounting and internal controls. His proficiency extends to financial planning, analysis, and reporting, as well as navigating business liquidations, mergers, acquisitions, and private equity due diligence and reporting. 

As a manager, Joel has a proven ability to build cohesive teams and empower staff to achieve outstanding results, even in fast-paced growth environments. He excels in evaluating operational performance and converting it into well-designed metrics and dashboard reporting, enabling effective management action. 

Serving as an insightful analyst and strategist within senior management, Joel's strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills allow him to establish rapport effortlessly with staff and management at all levels.