Title: Critical Care Physician
Company: Mercy Virtual Care/Mercy Medical Center
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Andrew Dickler, Cardiologist at Mercy Virtual Care/Mercy Medical Center, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in critical care and cardiology.
Dr. Dickler has provided superior care as a critical care physician and cardiologist for over four decades. He was inspired to enter the medical profession by his father, a prominent anesthesiologist, and obtained a medical doctorate from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis in 1978 and served a residency in internal medicine with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, an affiliated teaching hospital of Washington University, in 1981 and a fellowship in cardiology with Barnes-Jewish in 1983. His senior year in medical school was spent doing an externship with his father, who helped expose him to postoperative care in the intensive care unit.
As a critical care physician, Dr. Dickler cites taking superb care of patients as the most notable aspect of his career, drawing a sense of accomplishment from saving many lives through his expertise in critical care, as well as taking care of patients’ families and reassuring them that their loved ones are receiving the best care possible, in addition to being able to provide death with dignity and with as minimal suffering as possible for his patients who pass away. He has excelled in this capacity as Associate Director of Critical Care, Christian Hospital and St. Anthony’s Southwest Medical Center, St. Louis; Aloha Critical Care Group, Honolulu; and since 2017, with Mercy Virtual Care, Chesterfield.
Dr. Dickler attributes his success to the excellent education he received and the great support he receives from his wife of 47 years. He intends to continue his work with Mercy Virtual Care and does not predict retirement any time soon.
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