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St. Luke's Clinic – Family Medicine and Pediatrics: Meridian

At our clinic, we offer a wide scope of services, including adult, pediatric, and newborn care; preventive medicine; immunizations; sports medicine and physicals; diabetes education; and lab services. If your condition requires a specialist, we’ll help refer you to the appropriate provider.

Our team is dedicated to building relationships that support the long-term health of your whole family, from newborns to adults.


  • Location & Contact Info

    4949 S. Hillsdale Ave.
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208) 706-6400
    Fax: (208) 706-6411

    Accepting New Patients

    Yes
  • Office Hours

    Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Referral Required

    Yes
  • Before Your Visit

  • For Current Patients

  • After-hours & Weekends

    If you need urgent medical attention outside of our office hours, please go directly to the nearest emergency department or call 911. If you need urgent support for a mental health crisis, please use 988 to call or text the Idaho Crisis & Suicide Hotline.


    Weekend hours are available by appointment at our Celebration Ave location in Meridian. One of our physicians will always be on call. If you need to inquire about your child's illness or injury when our office is closed, please call (208) 345-0715 and follow the prompts to leave a message for a triage nurse. In most cases, we will be able to respond to your call within 2 hours. If the physician needs to be involved, the triage nurse will contact him or her for you. Please limit your calls to urgent problems that cannot wait until office hours. We recommend that you take your child to the emergency room for emergencies only.

Are You Sick or Injured?

Are You Sick or Injured?

Use Our Symptom Checker for Advice

Our symptom checker offers educational information on various conditions, and provides advice regarding home care or first aid, when appropriate, as well as instructions on when you may need to call your provider, call 911, or go to an emergency department. It also offers dosage tables for common over-the-counter drugs.

The information in our symptom checker is designed with patient safety as the highest priority. Each care guide is reviewed by physicians, specialists and nurses for accuracy.

If you need additional advice regarding your sickness or injury, please contact your provider.

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Providers

  • Family Medicine

    Biography

    Sara Aney, MD, MPH is board-certified in both family medicine and preventive medicine and cares for patients of all ages. She enjoys partnering with patients and families to help implement lifestyle-based interventions for the prevention, treatment, and reversal of chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, depression/anxiety, and overweight/obesity.

    Dr. Aney also provides annual physical exams, immunization and travel counseling, smoking cessation support, and treatment of acute illnesses. She performs minor procedures, including skin biopsies/cryotherapy and contraceptive IUD/implant placement.

    Raised in Idaho, Dr. Aney loves being outdoors (especially biking along the Greenbelt), cooking plant-based cuisine, and spending time with her family.

    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Pediatrics

    Biography

    Jordan Aney, MD, FAAP is a board-certified pediatrician who provides care for children from birth through adolescence.

    Dr. Aney believes in partnering with families to optimize the health and development of children. He especially enjoys helping first-time parents learn to care for their newborns, promoting healthy lifestyle choices, and navigating the challenges of chronic illnesses. His special interest in asthma and allergies stems from his personal experience with severe childhood asthma.

    Originally from Oregon, Dr. Aney graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology from Willamette University. Between undergraduate and medical school, he engaged in a research apprenticeship at the National Institutes of Health. He completed medical school and pediatric residency training at Loma Linda University, where he subsequently instructed residents and students as an assistant professor of pediatrics. He values his experiences serving on a multidisciplinary team to care for children at risk for developmental delays and staffing a medical therapy unit for children with complex medical needs.

    In his free time, Dr. Aney enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, being active outdoors, and experimenting with plant-based recipes.

    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Pediatrics

    Biography

    Seth Branahl, MD is a pediatrician accepting newborns and new patients on a limited basis. 

    Originally from Boise, Dr. Branahl loves the Idaho outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

    Dr. Branahl and his clinic staff strive to provide a safe environment of inclusion and affirmation for all patients and families, including LGBTQIA+ patients and parents. He makes every effort to provide patient-centered care that recognizes the unique healthcare needs of the LGBTQIA+ community.
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Pediatrics

    Biography

    Kaitlin Burke, MD, FAAP is a board-certified pediatrician who enjoys managing a wide variety of pediatric conditions in children from birth to 18 years. Her particular interests include preventative medicine, helping children and families with complex or special medical needs, vaccine advocacy, and adolescent care, including oral contraceptive advice.

    Dr. Burke currently serves as the pediatric medical director for the St. Luke’s Clinic - Family Medicine and Pediatrics. She is accepting newborns and new patients on a limited basis.

    Dr. Burke grew up in Idaho. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Puget Sound before completing medical school at the University of Washington. She completed her residency at the University of New Mexico and returned to Idaho to practice medicine.

    When not seeing patients, Dr. Burke enjoys yoga, skiing, traveling and spending time with her family and her dog.

    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Pediatrics

    Biography

    April Figueroa, NP is a board certified nurse practitioner with a special interest in pediatrics. She earned her master’s degree in nursing, family nurse practitioner, from the University of New Mexico. She earned her doctorate of nursing practice with a pediatric acute care nurse practitioner focus from Brandman University.

    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Pediatrics

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Family Medicine

    Biography

    Monica Lawler, MD is board certified in family medicine and cares for patients of all ages. She offers a wide scope of services with a particular interest in chronic disease management, office-based procedures, and women's health.

    Dr. Lawler enjoys using evidence-based medicine in collaborating with her patients in their health care. In addition, she provides:

    • annual exams, preventive care, and wellness counseling
    • treatment of acute and chronic illnesses
    • contraception, including IUDs and implants
    • minor surgery, including skin biopsies and lesion removal
    • physicals for sports, school, insurance, and employment

    Prior to joining St. Luke's, Dr. Lawler served as chief resident at Carolinas Health Care System (Atrium Health) during her residency training. Originally from Idaho, she enjoys the outdoors, cooking, reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.

    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Behavioral Health

    Biography

    Jeremiah S. “Bubba” Legg, LCSW enjoys working with children, teens, and adults with symptoms related to anxiety, depression, stressful life events, trauma, or who have social and behavioral concerns. He maintains a relationship and collaborates regularly with his patients’ health care team.

    Bubba helps patients implement strategies to improve their daily lives, and uses a collaborative-care approach, engaging natural supports and community-based services, as appropriate. He is skilled in multiple therapy modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), expressive art therapy (ExAT), motivational interviewing (MI), and supportive counseling.

    Bubba earned his bachelor's degree in social work and master's degree in social work both at Boise State University. His career experience includes working with teenagers in the foster care system and young adults transitioning out of foster care into adulthood.

    Bubba enjoys spending time with his wife, four children and two grandchildren. He is passionate about sports; visiting filming locations; vinyl records; the 1980s art, movies, music; and being involved in the community. Bubba has served as a Special Olympics volunteer for 14 years and loves being a part of the Boise Community Stars team/family.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Behavioral Health

    Biography

    Alli McFarlane, LCSW works with children, teens, and adults providing short-term treatment for individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, social/behavioral concerns, and adjustment/stress reactions. She is part of the collaborative care model and works closely with physicians. Alli regularly utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and supportive counseling. She takes a warm and straightforward person-centered approach with her clients and enjoys providing an empathetic, open space.

    Alli earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from Boise State University and her master's degree in social work from Northwest Nazarene University. In her free time, Alli enjoys being with her husband, two children and their dog, reading, being outside, and taking care of her plants.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Family Medicine

    Biography

    Kelly Pennings, DO is a board certified family physician providing primary care to patients of all ages. Her interests include adolescent medicine, newborn care, reproductive health, and LGBTQ+ health care. Dr. Pennings is passionate about caring for the whole family and enjoys getting to know her patients while partnering with them in their health care.

    Dr. Pennings is originally from Northern California, where she graduated from the University of California Santa Cruz with a bachelor's degree in health sciences. Between undergraduate and medical school, she spent three years doing HIV vaccine research at The Center for Virology and Vaccine Research through Harvard University. She attended medical school at Campbell University, where she served on the foundation board for the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Pennings did her residency training at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho, affiliated with the University of Washington, where she served as chief resident. 

    In her free time, Dr. Pennings enjoys exploring Idaho with her son, her two dogs, and her husband, who is also a family physician in the Treasure Valley. She is passionate about vegetarian cooking, reading, golf, hiking and being an actively involved member of her community.

    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Family Medicine

    Biography

    Travis Worwood, PA-C provides team-based care, and is often available to see patients for same-day or acute visits. He is also available for routine follow-up appointments. Travis works closely with physicians to provide quality, timely care for his patients. 

    Travis worked as a social worker and therapist for more than ten years prior to working as a PA. Travis has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults who suffer from anxiety, depression, or insomnia. He has an interest in the prevention of disease through healthy habits and recognizing the impact of environment on health, including the impact of race and socioeconomic status.

    Travis has degrees from Utah State University, Boise State University, and Idaho State University. As a social worker, he had extra training working with schools, treating mental health conditions, and supervising other social workers. He is passionate about exploring Idaho, reading, cycling, camping and being involved in the community.

    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

Are you looking to establish care for a new pregnancy? Start with virtual care! We'll answer your questions, schedule your next appointment for ultrasound, and set you up for ongoing, in-person prenatal care.  

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Access Your Mobile Medical Record Anytime, Anywhere

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With MyChart, you’re able to view test results, contact your provider, request medication refills, schedule appointments and more. We encourage you to sign up for easy access to the tools and information you need to proactively manage your health. You can also set up online proxy access requests for medical records of children, spouses, or dependents.


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