St Lukes Hospital in Lake Saint Louis, MO with Reviews - YP.com

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06/23/2015
By: Jeri Z.
Dr. Scott K Roos, MD
A rocket scientist turned physician, Dr. Roos truly understands the value of diagnostics. He's helped us uncover long-standing medical maladies that MANY other doctors missed allowing us to get "uncontrollable" diabetes and hypertension not only controlled but diabetes is GONE! Wow, it was a group of nutritional deficiencies that Dr. Roos thought to run labs for - why did NONE of the other doctors run these labs in nearly 2 decades?! In our case it was as "simple" as Vitamin D and Magnesium and a few others, but none of the other doctors ran these labs. Sure SOME of the other doctors are NOW, but they were NOT doing this routinely when Dr. Roos thought to order these labs. Only the best for my loved ones, I've referred quite a few people to him in the years we've been with him. My condition is life-threatening, Dr. Roos is ALWAYS up to speed on my situation and knows what I need and which specialists are the best for my situation.
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