ST CHARLES, MO – SSM Medical Group is pleased to announce the new availability of allergy and immunology services with the addition of Kim Waterhouse, MD. Dr. Waterhouse will see patients at the Medical Group’s offices at Wall Street in St. Charles and at Dardenne Prairie.
Dr. Waterhouse sees both pediatric and adult allergy, asthma and immunology patients. Having recently completed a fellowship in that specialty at Saint Louis University, Dr. Waterhouse is board eligible in allergy/immunology. She became board certified in pediatrics in 2009 after completing the residency program at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Health Center in conjunction with Saint Louis University.
Dr. Waterhouse is a graduate of the accelerated six-year combined undergraduate/medical school program at the University of Missouri—Kansas City, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts as well as her medical degree.
“I grew up in the St. Charles area and am excited to be back in the community, caring for patients,” said Dr. Waterhouse. “What I love about the Allergy/Immunology specialty is that it gives me an opportunity to improve the quality of life for every patient I encounter.” said Dr. Waterhouse.
Dr. Waterhouse sees patients at both 1551 Wall Street in St. Charles, off of Hawks Nest near Zumbehl Road and I-70, and at 7421 Hwy N in Dardenne Prairie, just off of Bryan Road.
She is proficient in patch testing, oral food challenge, aspirin challenge and desensitization, antibiotic desensitization, local anesthetic provocative dose testing, rhinolaryngoscopy, immunotherapy preparation, and IVIG initiation and maintenance. In addition to allergic rhinitis and asthma, her areas of interest include food allergy, eosinophilic esophagitis, urticaria, and common variable immunodeficiency.
Dr. Waterhouse is welcoming new patients and accepts most insurance plans. Like all SSM Medical Group providers, Dr. Waterhouse offers MyChart to her patients. MyChart is a complimentary internet application that provides convenient, secure, 24/7 online access to your personal health record with the intent of improving communication with your physician and creating a better health care system.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 636-669-2424.
About SSM Medical Group
SSM Medical Group is a member of SSM Health Care — St. Louis and includes more than 200 primary care and specialty service physicians and providers throughout the greater St. Louis region. The SSM Medical Group name represents the combination of three medical groups: SSM St. Charles Clinic Medical Group, with physicians located in St. Charles County, and in Warrenton and Troy, Mo.; SSM DePaul Medical Group, with physicians located in North St. Louis County; and SSM Medical Group, with physicians located in Mid Town and South St. Louis County, as well as at two sites in Belleville and Maryville, Ill. For more information on physicians and specialists in the SSM Medical Group, visit www.ssmdrs.com.
About SSM Health Care – St. Louis
SSM Health Care – St. Louis’ mission statement — “Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God” — is embodied by 12,000 employees and 2,500 staff physicians. Sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Mary, the health care network offers comprehensive health care services, but specializes in heart, cancer, neurosciences, pediatrics, weight-loss, sleep, imaging, behavioral health, rehab and fetal surgery. A winner of the Missouri Quality Award and multiple Best Places to Work awards, SSM Health Care – St. Louis includes seven hospitals ― Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center, DePaul Health Center, St. Clare Health Center, St. Joseph Health Center, St. Joseph Health Center – Wentzville, St. Joseph Hospital West and St. Mary’s Health Center ― a free-standing ambulatory care center (St. Joseph Medical Park), plus a Managed Care Organization (MCO), and a Physicians' Organization (PO). Go to www.ssmhealth.com for more information.
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