Carlton S. Pearse, MD
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology

As Senior Partner Dr. Pearse bridges the history of the original solo practice of Dr. Theodore Meiners and the contemporary group physician practice. He began his private practice career with Dr. Meiners in 1982.

Dr. Pearse also serves as Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Luke's Hospital. He completed his medical degree and post-graduate training at Washington University.

His numerous presentations and lectures have been held at St. Luke's, Barnes Jewish, and various conferences. Topics range from the new HPV vaccine, prenatal screening, and cervical cancer.

Dr. Pearse resides in Chesterfield and has three children. His interests include art, cycling, fly fishing, skiing, movies and opera.

Fred B. Durer, MD
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Durer joined Women's Health Care in 1997 after completing his post-graduate training at St. John's Mercy Medical Center and his medical degree at Southern Illinois University.

He has presented at St. John's on the topics of premature infant delivery and cesarean section. And he has been active in professional associations including the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, Missouri Medical Society, Missouri State Medical Association, and St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society.

Dr. Durer is married with four children. His interests include cultural events, spectator sports, golf and spending time with his family.

Karen A. Voegtle, MD
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Voegtle joined Women's Health in 2002 after completing her post-graduate training at St. Louis University and her medical degree at Southern Illinois University. During her residency, she was Administrative Chief Resident and earned an Outstanding Teaching Award.

She is a fellow with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Her strength of character and compassion for her patients combined with her own personal experiences with pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding make Dr. Voegtle an excellent resource to her patients.

Dr. Voegtle is married with four children. Her interests include sports, music and family.

Caroline A. Morgan, MD
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Morgan joined the Women's Health Care Inc. in 2006 after completing her post-graduate training at Washington University, affiliated with Barnes Jewish Hospital. She earned her medical degree from Medical College of Ohio.

Her contagious enthusiasm brings a fresh dynamic to the group. Dr. Morgan enjoys working with young patients and technology.

Her interests include horseback riding, photography, and theatre arts.

Caren Schaecher, MD
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Schaecher became a member of the practice in 2010 after she completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital and earned her medical degree from Southern Illinois University.

Dr. Schaecher is focused on providing comprehensive therapies and compassionate care to women dealing with various obstetrical and gynecological issues, including women's wellness, pregnancy, contraception, menstrual irregularities and hormone replacement.

She is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Medical Association.

She and her family live in the St. Louis area. She enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.

Tina Duperett, CNM
Board Certified, American College of Nurse-Midwives

Martina joined Women's Health Care, Inc. in 1976 after completing her postgraduate training at Columbia University in New York, and her undergraduate education at DePaul Hospital and St. Louis University.

She is single and enjoys the St. Louis Cardinals and the symphony.

Erica A. Banes, WHNP
Board Certified, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

Erica joined Women's Health Care, Inc. in 2008, after completing her master's degree at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, specializing in women's health. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Erica was a labor and delivery nurse at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis.

She is married and has two children. Her interests include traveling, boating and spending time with her family.