Joanabel Sta Maria Cepe, MD is a family practitioner with her own private practice in San Jose, California and is also affiliated with the Regional Medical Center of San Jose. She has 18 years of experience specializing in primary care and urgent care. Dr. Cepe was educated at the University of the East and completed an internship at SUNY Buffalo State. She is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a professional member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Education and Training
MD at the University of the East
University of the East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center College of Medicine 1988
American Board of Family Medicine
Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM
Dr. Joanabel Sta Maria Cepe M.D.'s Expert Contributions
Make sure there is no surgical urgency like obstruction. Colonoscopy should be done; no emergent medical or surgical issues. Pineapple, papaya, and mangoes do wonders. If no renal or chf issues, make a smoothie! READ MORE
Make sure your blood sugar is not too low, especially at night. Please check blood sugar at night before sleep; talk to your primary care physician. Meds might need to be adjusted. READ MORE
Please talk to primary care. It might be depressed or might need an evaluation for sleep apnea. Check medications - is she taking valium or valium-like meds? READ MORE
Make sure there is no underlying depression; set an alarm and try to have an exercise buddy. READ MORE
Please check out the Center for disease control and click on travel medicine. Tetanus and pertussis is always a good idea. Must check with the CDC/Central Africa. READ MORE
Have you tried tea tree oil? READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Taught in the Philippines at Nurse Practitioner Clinic -
- Hearing Loss
- High Cholesterol
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Degenerative Disc Disease (ddd)
- Vascular Disease
- Suny Buffalo Grad Med-Dent, Family Medicine
- SUNY Upstate Medical University Program
- SUNY Buffalo State
Professional Society Memberships
- American Academy of Family Physicians
What do you attribute your success to?
- Perseverance, patience and a lot of help from family.
- Regional Medical Center of San Jose
Dr. Joanabel Sta Maria Cepe M.D.'s Practice location
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Patient Experience with Dr. Cepe
Very good and pleasant Doctor.. Thank you so much..
Compassionate and listens to patients. I highly recommend Doctor Cepe as a primary Care Physician.
Good bedside skills
I came in for a medical emergency. The staff and Doctor was very accommodating for me when I came in with out an appointment
She is a very patient and understanding Doctor.
Very good dr. I recommend her.
Great dr. Been my doctor for many years I highly recommend her.
Doctor Cepe, has been my doctor for 10 years and I am very happy she is the best!!! very caring with her patients
She is very good.....patient and complete!!
Excellent job well informative friendly
Dr Cepe is concern about her patient's well being, always seeking and giving the best advice, love her job and she has a passion for her patients.
She's very professional and a great life coach I recommend her.
Very good dr! I love her!!
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