Esse Health is pleased to announce the addition of board-certified physicians Brian Bergfeld, M.D., Mark Fogarty, M.D., and Radha Patnana, M.D. to the organization. The doctors will practice at the new Esse Health Watson Primary Care office located at 7419 Watson Road in St. Louis.

Dr. Bergfeld is board-certified in Internal Medicine and specializes in chronic disease management and prevention, as well as acute care needs.

Dr. Fogarty is board-certified in Internal Medicine and has a special interest in working with his patients to improve their health and involve them in making health care decisions.

Dr. Patnana is board-certified in Family Medicine and has been practicing in the community for 17 years. She enjoys all aspects of family medicine and working with her patients.

Each physician has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for patient care in diabetes.  The NCQA and the American Heart Association (AHA) also have recognized these physicians for their patient care in heart disease and stroke.  All three physicians most recently practiced with St. Anthony’s at Southwest Medical Center in South County, Missouri. Appointments can be made by calling 314.400.3360.

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 2014 Hypertension Control Champion for its success in helping patients control their high blood pressure.  With 45 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