For advanced, compassionate cancer care, patients and their families have trusted St. Luke's MSTI for more than 40 years. Today we are a network of five cancer centers dedicated to state-of-the-art treatment close to home; patient-centered care and support; cutting-edge research; and community prevention, education, and early detection initiatives.


Clinical Services

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Medical Practices in:
  • Pediatric Oncology and Hematology Program
  • Bleeding Disorder Clinics
  • Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
  • Access to Clinical Trials (Research Participation)
  • Nutrition Planning and Consultation
  • Wound Care and Management
  • Onsite Pharmacy and Lab

When patients require hospitalization, inpatient care is provided at St. Luke's Boise, Meridian, and Magic Valley Medical Centers.

Surgical Specialties

  • Brain
  • Breast
  • Colon
  • Esophageal
  • Gynecology
  • Head and Neck
  • Kidney and Testes
  • Pancreatic
  • Prostate
  • Skin
  • Thoracic (Lung)

Support Services

  • Supportive Care Clinic: symptom management, counseling and education, and advanced
    care planning
  • Integrative Medicine: massage, meditation, art and music therapy, and more
  • Individual and Family Counseling
  • Financial Counseling
  • Spiritual Care
  • Social Worker Support
  • Patient and Caregiver Support Groups
  • Survivorship Programs

Our Medical Providers


Dr. Krishna C. Alluri Krishna C. Alluri, MD, Medical Oncologist / Hematologist, is board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hematology. He earned his medical degree from Gandhi Medical College in Hyderabad, India and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Connecticut Health Center. He completed his hematology and oncology fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, where he served as Chief Fellow.
Dr. Rafael Arteta-Bulos, MD Rafael Arteta-Bulos, MD, Medical Oncologist / Hematologist, is board certified in internal medicine and fellowship trained in oncology/hematology. He earned his medical degree from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru, where he also earned his master's degree in health policy. He completed his internal medicine residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and his oncology/hematology fellowship at the University of Tennessee Cancer Institute/The West Clinic in Memphis.
Dr. Joshua Barton Joshua G. Barton, MD is certified by the American Board of General Surgery and is an Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He earned his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and medical degree from the University of Texas, Houston. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Oklahoma and obtained additional training in hepato-pancreato-biliary and advanced GI surgery at the Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Thomas Beck Thomas Beck, MD, Medical Oncologist / Hematologist, is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. He earned his medical degree from Tulane University and completed his residency at the University of Utah Medical Center.
Dr. Stephen Brassell

Stephen A. Brassell, MD is a Urologic Oncologist with expertise in minimally invasive and robotic surgery and the management of complex urologic cancers. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University and completed an internship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, followed by two years as battalion surgeon with 10th Special Forces Group. He completed his urology residency at Walter Reed and his urologic oncology fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Dr. Amy Cooper Amy Cooper, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist, is board certified in gynecology and gynecologic oncology. She earned her medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. She completed her residency at the Medical University of South Carolina and her gynecology oncology fellowship at the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Ronald Dorn Ronald Dorn, MD, Radiation Oncologist, is board certified in therapeutic radiology and a Fellow in the American College of Radiology. He earned his medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine Cancer Research and Treatment Center.
Dr. William Kreisle William Kreisle, MD, Medical Oncologist / Hematologist, is the Medical Director of St. Luke's MSTI's Blood and Marrow Transplant Program. He is board certified in internal medicine, hematology, and medical oncology. Dr. Kreisle earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Utah and his fellowship at the University of Arizona.
Dr. Tonya Kuhn Tonya Kuhn, MD, Radiation Oncologist, is board certified in radiation oncology. She completed her undergraduate studies in cellular and molecular biology at the University of Washington, and earned her medical degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She completed her radiation oncology residency at Yale University.
Dr. Paul Montgomery Paul Montgomery, MD, Medical Oncologist / Hematologist, is Research Director at St. Luke's MSTI and board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hematology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine and completed his residency at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine.
Dr. Jerry Perez Jerry Perez, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist, is board certified in gynecology oncology, obstetrics, and gynecology. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Southern California/Women's Hospital and his gynecology oncology fellowship at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

Timothy Sawyer, MD, Radiation Oncologist, is board certified in radiation oncology. Dr. Sawyer earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Seattle University and his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine. He completed his internship at Gundersen Clinic/Lutheran Hospital in Wisconsin and his radiation oncology residency at Mayo Clinic. While training at Mayo, he received the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Clinical Research Award, given annually to the radiation oncology resident in the U.S. performing the most significant clinical cancer research.

Dr. Matthew W. Schoolfield

Matthew W. Schoolfield, MD, Thoracic Surgeon, is the Medical Director of St. Luke's MSTI's Thoracic Oncology Program. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and specializes in minimally invasive techniques for diagnosing and treating cancers of the thorax. Dr. Schoolfield earned his medical degree from the University of South Dakota. He completed his general surgery residency at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania and his cardiothoracic surgery residency at Oregon Health & Science University.

Dr. Stephen Smith Stephen Smith, MD, Radiation Oncologist, is board certified in radiation oncology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency.
Dr. Nicole Thurston Nicole L. Thurston, MD is a psychiatrist specializing in oncology care and the unique behavioral health needs of cancer patients. Dr. Thurston earned her medical degree from the University of Texas at Houston Medical School, and completed her psychiatry residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Dr. William Traverso William Traverso, MD serves as the director of St. Luke's Clinic – Center for Pancreatic Diseases and is certified by the American Board of General Surgery. He earned his medical degree from the UCLA School of Medicine and completed his residency at the UCLA Department of Surgery. Dr. Traverso specializes in pancreatic diseases, including pancreatic cancer.
Dr. Dan Zuckerman Dan S. Zuckerman, MD, Medical Oncologist / Hematologist, is medical director of St. Luke's MSTI. He is board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hematology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital and his hematology and oncology fellowship at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Dr. Norman Zuckerman Norman Zuckerman, MD, Medical Oncologist / Hematologist, is board certified in hematology, internal medicine, and medical oncology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Bologna in Italy. He completed his internal medicine residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and his medical oncology/hematology fellowship at MD Anderson Hospital and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center.
Dustin Bowman, PA Dustin Bowman, PA, is a certified Physician Assistant working in Medical Oncology / Hematology. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science Studies from Boise State University and Masters of Medical Sciences in Physician Assistant Training from Yale University School of Medicine.
Michele Brown Michele L. Winslow, RN, MSN, FNP, Nurse Practitioner, works in Medical Oncology/Hematology. She is nationally certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in biochemistry from Colorado College and her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Seattle University.
Kathleen Clifford Kathleen Clifford, RN, MSN, C-FNP, AOCN, Nurse Practitioner, works in Medical Oncology / Hematology. She is nationally certified as an advanced oncology certified nurse practitioner by the Oncology Nursing Society and as a family practice nurse practitioner by the American Nursing Credentialing Center. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of California, San Francisco.
Linda L. Erlandson Linda L. Erlandson, RN, MSN, FNP, Nurse Practitioner, works in Medical Oncology / Hematology. She is nationally certified as a family practice nurse practitioner by the American Nursing Credentialing Center, and is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Vanderbilt University.
Mallori Hooker

Mallori Hooker, RN, MSN, NP-C, AOCNP, Nurse Practitioner, works in Medical Oncology / Hematology. She is nationally certified as an advanced oncology nurse practitioner from the Oncology Nursing Society, and is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Oklahoma and Master of Science in Nursing degree from Texas Woman's University.

 

Colleen Lambertz Colleen Lambertz, RN, MBA, MSN, FNP, Nurse Practitioner, works in Radiation Oncology. She is board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from South Dakota State University, Master of Business Administration from Boise State University, and Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Gonzaga University.
Cheryl L. Mills Cheryl L. Mills, RN, MSN, FNP, AOCNP, Nurse Practitioner, works in Medical Oncology / Hematology. She is nationally certified as an advanced oncology certified nurse practitioner by the Oncology Nursing Society and as a family practice nurse practitioner by the American Nursing Credentialing Center. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Boise State University and Master of Science in Nursing degree from Idaho State University.
Jennifer Suida, ACNP Jennifer Suida, ACNP, Nurse Practitioner, works in radiation oncology. She is a certified acute care nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and has many years of experience as a radiation and medical oncology nurse practitioner. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Arizona State University and Master of Science in Nursing degree from Georgetown University.
Christine Tumanjan, PA-C Christine Tumanjan, PA-C, Physician Assistant, is certified in performing colposcopies. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in education and human development from Boston College, and her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from Idaho State University.

Your Appointment

Patients are seen by appointment. Please notify us if you will be late; you may be asked to reschedule.

Please notify us at least 24 hours in advance if you will not be able to make your scheduled appointment. This will enable us to serve all patients in a timely manner.

If you are a new patient, you will be mailed paperwork to complete prior to your appointment. We ask that you bring your insurance card with you to each visit and notify us of any changes in your address, phone number, or insurance information.


Insurance

Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurance plans are accepted. We ask that you bring your insurance card with you to each visit and notify us of any changes in your address, phone number, or insurance information.


Medication Refills

If you need a refill on any medication, please contact your pharmacy and they will notify us. Allow 24-48 hours to process your refill request.

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