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Dr. Mary Beth Chismarich

Mercy Hospital St. Louis Medical Director of Pediatric Complex Care

“Dr. Chismarich deserves all the recognition in the world for all of the incredible things that she does each and every day. I have never before met someone who is as compassionate, understanding, and as smart as her. She gives each and every patient her best every day. She works so incredibly hard and she always has a smile on her face. One day I was having a difficult time and was admitted on the pediatric floor. Dr. Chismarich came in to sit me with and even cried with me. She is so genuine and when one of her patients is struggling, it makes her just as sad and she commits to being in this together. She has such a caring way of talking with patients about their medical conditions and she always ends appointments with a big hug (and doesn’t rush through the appointment!). Dr Chismarich has done incredible things for my health and I am also so blessed to look to her as a friend also. I certainly do not take for granted how lucky I am to call her my doctor!”