Dr. Razzaque

Dr. Razzaque has been Chairman of the Department of Medicine at SSM DePaul Hospital Center since 2015. He is also President of the West Florissant Internists, a medical group engaged in primary care. He is the medical director of several skilled nursing facilities. For the last 36 years he has been providing primary care in both inpatient and outpatient settings and follows his patients in various skilled nursing facilities where he provides medical directorships. Despite a busy practice he has always stayed involved with the administrative side of medical practice since he feels very strongly that both aspects go hand in hand for providing the best care to patients.

For the last 9 years, he has served on the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators and currently serves as Vice President. This board oversees all licensed nursing home administrators in the state and is engaged in evaluating and disciplining nursing home administrator’s licenses.

About 3 years ago, Dr. Razzaque was appointed as a member to the Board of Healing Arts. This board has oversight responsibilities over physicians in Missouri.

Previously, Dr. Razzaque served as the Chairman of the Department of Medicine for 13 years at Christian Hospital North East, an affiliate of the Barnes-Jewish Christian health system in St. Louis. He later became Chief of Staff for the same institution prior to moving to his current position. He has served on almost all vital hospital committees in one way of anther for decades.

Dr. Razzaque is board certified in internal medicine since 1987 and was a counsel member the American College of Physicians for 4 years. He was a board member of PRIMARIS which was a Quality Improvement Organization for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for the state of Missouri prior to its dissolution.

Dr. Razzaque served as President of the Missouri Association of Long Term Care Physicians (MALTCP), a Missouri Chapter of the American Medical Director Association, and remains a board member. He was elected President of MALTCP for the second time in August of 2020.

Dr. Razzaque received his Medical Degree from King Edward Medical University. He completed his house staff training at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He established his private practice in St. Louis in 1986.