Peters and Kroeker,

Obstetrics and Gynecology

A Member of Santé Foundation Medical Group & Part of Santé Health Foundation



We are still seeing patients, but we are taking extra precautions to keep staff and patients safe. This means we will be understaffed. Please be understanding if we need to make cancellations.


These documents will guide you from pregnancy through delivery, and after.

Who We Are

In practice since 1973, Dr. Peters graduated from George Washington University. He completed his residency training in Fresno. Dr. Peters is married and has four children and fourteen grandchildren.



Dr. Kroeker joined her father's practice in 2001 after she completed her training at UCSF Fresno. She completed her medical school years at Wake Forest School of Medicine. Dr. Kroeker is married and has three children: JoAnna, Seth, and Benjamin.

Drs. Peters and Kroeker

Marine Grigorian-Avakian

Physician's Assistant 

Marine was born and raised in Armenia. She graduated from medical school in Yerevan in 1992 and moved to Fresno, CA in 1993. She graduated from UC Davis PA School in 2002, and within the same year, started working with Dr. Peters and Dr. Kroeker. Marine is married to a dentist here in Fresno. They have two children: Her son recently graduated from UC Davis, and her daughter currently studies at UCLA.

Dawn Hopkins Avila

Nurse Practitioner

Dawn went to the nursing school at Fresno City College. While she worked as a registered nurse in the ER at the University Medical Center, she attended the University of Phoenix for her Bachelor's of Science in nursing. She began working in Labor & Delivery around 2000 and completed the family nurse practitioner program at California State University, Fresno in 2005.

Dawn started working as a nurse practitioner for Drs. Peters and Kroeker in May of 2005, and continues to work as a registered nurse in the ER at the Community Regional Medical Center. 

Kathy Gonzalez

Nurse Practitioner

Kathy received her Bachelor's of Science in nursing from Fresno State in 2007 and began her career as a registered nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Valley Children's Hospital. While working she pursued her master's as a family nurse practitioner and graduated in 2011 from Fresno State. She has been working for Drs. Peters and Kroeker after graduation a few times a week, and continues to work as a registered nurse in the PICU at Valley Children's. Kathy is married and currently has one child.