Our Physicians

Physician Biographies

Our physician team has many years of clinical experience, serving St. Louis people in a variety of ways. Get to know our medical team by reading their biographies.  

Dr. Mary Fox | Chief Medical Officer, Advanced Illness Management Clinical Physician 

Dr. Fox received her medical degree from the University of Missouri - Columbia and completed her residency at Duke University Medical Center at the Duke-Watts Family Medicine Program.


Dr. Fox has had a long medical career, working in various areas, such as family care, urgent care and pain management. In the past, she has served as the chairperson for the Nursing Service Committee, Infectious Disease Committee, and as a member of Obstetrics and Gynecology Care Review Committee.


Her volunteering experiences include working as a physician volunteer at Grace Hill Health Center and Ranken Neighborhood Health Center, where she also served as a Medical Director. Dr. Fox was also a preceptor at St. Louis University Medical School’s Department of Family and Community Medicine.

Michelle Z. Schultz, MD | Advanced Illness Management Program Clinical Physician
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Dr.  Schultz received a BA in Biochemistry from Brandeis University and her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow for Medical Oncology at Yale University.


Dr. Schultz’s board certifications are in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Palliative Medicine.


During her career she has been a staff physician at St. Louis VA Medical Center; Assistant Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine; Medical Director for VNA Hospice Care; Consulting Physician in private practice for St. Louis Cancer and Breast Institute; Medical Director for SSM Palliative Home Care; Medical Director for SSM Hospice; Director of Palliative Medicine at St. Mary’s Health Center; and Associate Medical Director at Mercy Palliative Care & Pratt Cancer Center.


She has taught and lectured at Washington University School of Medicine; St. Louis University; Forest Park Hospital; St. Mary’s Hospital and Mercy Hospital.


She is a member of the Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association and is the founder and lead organizer of the St. Louis Palliative Care Network.

Zinnat P. Meghjee, DO | Hospice Medical Director

Dr. Meghjee received a Doctorate of Osteopathy from the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, MO.  Her residency is in Internal Medicine was completed at Deaconess Hospital in St. Louis.


Dr. Meghjee is Board certified in Internal Medicine.


Dr. Meghjee has over 30 years of experience in the internal medicine.  She has worked for the BJC Medical Group since 1994.  Previous to that she worked at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, BJC Health Center in Fairview Heights, IL, the Olive Family Medical Center and the Weber Medical Clinic.


She joined VNA as the Hospice Medical Director as of July 8, 2020.