- July 1, 2020
-- Esse Health Tesson Ferry Pediatrics welcomes Leanne DePalma, M.D. to its practice. Dr. DePalma will see patients at the office located at 13303 Tesson Ferry Rd., Suite 150 in St. Louis, Missouri. She joins Matthew Dougherty, M.D., Catherine Remus, M.D., Elizabeth Remus, M.D., and Carolyn Smith, M.D. along with Nurse Practitioner Suzanne Jaudes.
Dr. DePalma is board certified in Pediatrics and is a certified lactation consultant. Prior to joining Esse Health, Dr. DePalma worked as a pediatric hospitalist caring for infants, children, and teens in a variety of settings which include the emergency room, newborn nursery, and inpatient units. She also served as the director of the newborn nursery at Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Appointments can be made by calling 314.842.5239.
Esse Health is a St. Louis-based, independent physician group that strives to improve the overall well-being of its patients through patient education, lifestyle modification and prevention. Esse Health's adult and pediatric primary care offices have been awarded Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) 2014 Level 3 recognition by the National Committee on Quality Assurance. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Million Hearts Initiative recognized Esse Health as a Hypertension Control Champion for its success in helping patients control their high blood pressure. With 45 locations throughout the St. Louis and Metro East area, Esse Health's services include asthma, allergy and immunology, family medicine, gastroenterology, internal medicine, nutrition, orthopedics, pediatrics, radiology and urology. Esse Health is a recognized leader in using technology in health care and physician accountability for both quality and cost-of-care. For more information on Esse Health, visit www.essehealth.com