We are pleased to announce David Guss, M.D. and Andrew Valleroy, M.D. have joined Esse Health. Dr. Guss and Dr. Valleroy will practice at our new Esse Health Phoenix Family Medicine office. The office is located at 3195 Phoenix Center Drive in Washington, MO. Appointments with Dr. Guss and Dr. Valleroy can be made by calling 636-231-3020.

Dr. Guss is board certified in Family Medicine. He sees patients of all ages and has a particular interest in preventing disease, advising about life's risks, and managing diseases. Dr. Guss has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for patient care in Diabetes. He has also been recognized as a Best Doctors in America since 2009. Prior to joining Esse Health, Dr. Guss practiced with Mercy Clinic Family Medicine.

Dr. Valleroy is board certified in Family Medicine with a particular interest in chronic disease management, preventive care, sports medicine and concussion care. Prior to joining Esse Health, Dr. Valleroy practiced with Mercy Clinic Family Medicine.

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.