Dr. Umer Siddiqui, Pulmonologist, Joins Mercy

November 30, 2010


Umer Siddiqui, MD

Umer Siddiqui, MD, joined Mercy Clinic Pulmonology Washington. His office is in Suite 304 in the Mercy Medical Building, 851 E. Fifth St. in Washington. Dr. Siddiqui is the only full-time pulmonologist in the Franklin Country region. Dr. Siddiqui completed his Pulmonary Fellowship this year at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Prior to that, he was in internist with Fairview Heights Medical Group and BJC Medical Group in Alton, Ill. He is board certified in internal medicine.

Dr. Siddiqui grew up in west St. Louis County. He came to Mercy Clinic Pulmonology Washington to help establish pulmonology services in the area. He sees patients in his office and at Mercy Hospital Washington. As a pulmonologist, Dr. Siddiqui treats patients with diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract. With Dr. Siddiqui at Mercy Clinic in Washington, patients who live and work in the Franklin County region can now seek diagnoses and treatment without a long commute.

“I’m grateful that Mercy recognized a need in the community for pulmonology services and provided it,” said Dr. Siddiqui. “I’m happy to be here, seeing patients benefit from our services. They are relieved to know that when they are having breathing difficulties, help is closer to home.”

Mercy Clinic is a physician-governed group practice composed of board-certified and board-eligible primary care physicians affiliated with Mercy. More than 200 physicians and nurse practitioners emphasize wellness and preventive medicine. The group operates 65 offices in the St. Louis metropolitan area and one of the largest groups of general pediatricians in the region.

Specialties include: Allergy and Immunology; Cardiology; Clinical Research; Endocrinology; Family Medicine; General Surgery; Geriatrics; Headache Management; Heart and Vascular Surgery; Hospice and Palliative Care; Internal Medicine; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Oncology; Pediatrics; and Sports Medicine.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Siddiqui call 636-239-8832 or talk to your primary care physicians about a referral.

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