Health Professional Profiles

Steve Zielinski Pharm.D., owner of Colonial Village Pharmacy, recently discovered through his 23andMe account that the latest findings with his genetic data mean he has a 5.2 percent chance of getting a bunion. Exciting, right? Well, not really, but that’s not the reason Zielinski completed his 23andMe kit.

Lakshmi Dundoo, M.D., offers a full range of obstetric and gynecology services from adolescence to childbirth, and through menopause. “Our mission is to provide the highest quality comprehensive health care for women of all ages,” Dr. Dundoo said. “We are devoted to addressing the individual needs and demands of patients in a warm and caring environment.”

Dr. Hallie Lillmars, a 2004 graduate of Kirkwood High School, is changing the patient experience at Webster-Kirkwood Family Dental. She wants to eliminate the phrase: “I hate going to the dentist” by using new technology and a better understanding of treatment options. She purchased the practice in March 2018 after a long-time dentist retired and they are now accepting new patients.

Mireille El Hayek, MD, with St. Luke’s Medical Group, recently opened Endocrine Associates, a new practice on the campus of St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital. She treats a variety of endocrine conditions including diabetes, thyroid disease, osteoporosis, and disorders of the adrenal and pituitary glands.