Esse Health announces the addition of board certified physician Craig Holzem to the organization.

Dr. Holzem will practice at the new Esse Health Washington Family Medicine office located at 1721 Heritage Hills Drive in Washington.

He is board certified in family medicine and has a certificate of added qualification in Sports Medicine.

Dr. Holzem has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for patient care in diabetes. He also has been named a 2017-18 Best Doctor in America.

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 44 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.

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