ST. LOUIS –Esse Health’s Family Focus Healthcare office welcomes board certified Family Medicine physician P. Geoff Rutledge, M.D. to its practice. Dr. Rutledge will begin seeing patients at the office located at 12812 Tesson Ferry Rd in St. Louis on September 25, 2014.

Dr. Rutledge graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine and completed his residency at St. John’s Mercy Hospital.  Most recently, Dr. Rutledge practiced with St. Anthony’s Family Medicine in St. Louis, MO.  Dr. Rutledge has been recognized by the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the American Diabetes Association for patient care in diabetes.  He also has been recognized by the NCQA and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for his delivery of high quality care to patients with cardiovascular disease and/or stroke. Appointments with Dr. Rutledge 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 is recognized as a leader in using technology in health care and physician accountability for both quality and cost-of-care. For more information on Esse Health, visit