- Jan. 4, 2021
-- Esse Health Phoenix Family Medicine welcomes Michael Richardson, M.D. to its practice. Born and raised in Washington, Missouri, Dr. Richardson joins Dr. David Guss and Dr. Andrew Valleroy at the new office located at 3195 Phoenix Center Drive in Washington, MO. Appointments with Dr. Richardson can be made by calling 636.231.3020.
Dr. Richardson is board certified in Family Medicine. He has a special interest in preventive health and managing chronic health problems such as diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. Dr. Richardson previously practiced with Mercy Clinic Family Medicine in Washington, Missouri.
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 47 locations throughout the St. Louis and Metro East area, Esse Health's services include asthma, allergy and immunology, child psychiatry, 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