We are pleased to announce Elyra Figueroa, M.D. is joining Esse Health Gateway Asthma & Allergy Relief. Located at 12818 Tesson Ferry Rd., Suite 205 in St. Louis, Dr. Figueroa joins Dr. William Johnson. She will begin seeing patients beginning September 1st.

A St. Louis native, Dr. Figueroa specializes in Allergy & Immunology, having completed her fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine. She graduated from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines and completed her residency at St Louis University Cardinal Glennon Pediatrics. Dr. Figueroa is involved with the Asthma & Allergy Foundation St. Louis Chapter & is also a member of the Physician Leadership Council for the Midwest Health Initiative.  Appointments with Dr. Figueroa can be made by calling 314.421.0663.

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 50 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.