We are pleased to announce Benjamin Schmidt, M.D. is joining Esse Health St. Louis Gastroenterology Consultants. Located at 3555 Sunset Office Dr. in St. Louis, Dr. Schmidt joins Dr. Sajid Ansari, Dr. James Dimitroff, Dr. Picha Moolsintong along with Nurse Practitioners Ashley Garrett, Nicole Nichols and Tracy Smith.

A St. Louis native, Dr. Schmidt is board certified in Internal Medicine and board eligible in Gastroenterology. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Medicine and completed his residency at Loyola University Medical Center. Dr. Schmidt completed his GI fellowship at St. Louis University Hospital. Appointments with Dr. Schmidt can be made by calling 314.543.5200.

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.