ST. LOUIS –Esse Health’s Family Focus Healthcare welcomes board certified Family Medicine physician Melissa Murray, M.D. to its practice. Dr. Murray is seeing patients at the office located at 12812 Tesson Ferry Rd, in St. Louis.

Dr. Murray graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine and completed her residency at Deaconess Hospital. Most recently, Dr. Murray practiced with St. Anthony’s Family Medicine in St. Louis.  Dr. Murray has been recognized by the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the American Diabetes Association for patient care in diabetes.  She also has been recognized by the NCQA and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for her delivery of high quality care to patients with cardiovascular disease and/or stroke.

 Dr. Murray joins board certified Family Medicine physicians P. Geoff Rutledge, M.D. and Aaron Bjorn, D.O.  Appointments with Dr. Murray can be made by calling 314.722.2862.

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. With 36 locations throughout the St. Louis and Metro East area, Esse Health’s services include asthma, allergy and immunology, family medicine, internal medicine, nutrition, pediatrics, radiology, urology, cardiology and gastroenterology.  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. 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