Esse Health is pleased to announce the addition of Family Medicine physician Michael Schachter, M.D. to the organization. Dr. Schachter is joining the Esse Health Office of Drs. Knapp and Miranda located at 4800 Mexico Rd., Suite 102, St. Peters, MO.   He will also see patients at the Office of W. Stephen Knapp, D.O. located at 2175 Charbonier in Florissant, MO.

Dr. Schachter is board certified in Family Medicine and has a special interest in preventative medicine. A St. Louis native, Dr. Schachter attended medical school at Tel Aviv University – Sackler School of Medicine and completed his residency at the UPMC Susquehanna Family Medicine Residency Center in Pennsylvania.

Dr. Schachter joins board certified physicians Dion Miranda, D.O. and W. Stephen Knapp, D.O. along with Nurse Practitioners Beth Gordon and Cindy Perkins. Appointments with Dr. Schachter can be made by calling 636.441.0067 for the St. Peters location and 314.831.0181 for the Florissant location.

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) 2011 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 2014 Hypertension Control Champion for its success in helping patients control their high blood pressure.  With 40 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