toggle mobile menu Menu
toggle search menu

Site Navigation

Supplemental

Menu

St. Luke's Children's Surgery

St. Luke’s Children’s Surgery provides the most advanced and experienced pediatric surgery care in the region. Our surgeons treat children of all ages, including newborn babies and infants.

We offer extensive expertise in liver and gallbladder surgery, as well as procedures for chest and abdominal tumors (in the kidneys, adrenal glands, liver, intestine, pancreas, spleen, lymph nodes, lungs, and esophagus).  We also perform surgery to treat and correct congenital defects of the chest and abdomen, chest wall deformity (pectus excavatum, carinatum), biliary atresia, short bowel/pseudo intestinal obstruction, gastric paresis, and gastroesophageal reflux.
  • Location & Contact Info

    100 E. Idaho St.
    Suite 300
    Boise, ID 83712
    (208) 381-7370
    Fax: (208) 381-7377

    Accepting New Patients

    Yes
  • Office Hours

    Mon - Thu: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Referral Required

    Yes
  • Before Your Visit

  • For Current Patients

  • After-hours & Weekends

    To reach the St. Luke's Children's Surgery on-call physician, please call our regular office number, (208) 381-7370 or (208) 368-6705, and the answering system will direct your call. In case of emergency, call 911.

Providers

  • Biography

    Tricia Beveridge-Choo, NP is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She earned bachelor’s degrees in psychology from the College of Idaho and nursing from Idaho State University. She earned her master’s degree in nursing, family nurse practitioner, from Idaho State University.
  • Pediatric Surgery

    Biography

    Christina Biller, MD, MPH, FACS went to medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. She earned her master's degree in public health, international health, at Boston University School of Public Health. She completed her internship at Beth Israel Medical Center and her residency at Temple University Hospital. She completed fellowships in pediatric surgery at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at Columbia University and in pediatric surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Pediatric Surgery

    Biography

    Kendra G. Bowman, MD, PhD has clinical interest in newborn surgery and improving outcomes in this population with the use of minimally invasive techniques, NICU surgery, and perioperative care. She is passionate about outreach to underserved and rural populations. She is currently working with St. Luke's Children's Hospital leadership to obtain Level I verification for the hospital and to establish it as a Level II pediatric trauma center through the American College of Surgeons.

    Dr. Bowman earned her medical degree from Stanford University after completing a doctorate degree in chemistry at University of California, Berkeley. During her residency, she completed a master's degree in public health at the Harvard School of Public Health, and as a Fulbright fellow in Zambia, studied the country’s surgical care system and partnered with the Ministry of Health to build a blueprint to improve the nation’s surgical care.  

    Dr. Bowman has worked in hospitals in Nepal, Zanzibar, and Zambia. She has also spent several months living in Buddhist monasteries in the U.S. and abroad. She and her husband love to travel and explore the outdoors. 

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Pediatric Surgery

    Biography

    Sarah Hirsch, MD completed her fellowship training in pediatric surgery and participated in an NIH research fellowship in genetics at Indiana University.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Pediatric Surgery

    Biography

    David A. Klima, MD specializes in surgery for a broad range of chest wall deformities, lung surgery, and colorectal surgery with a deeper interest in esophageal, gastric, hepatobiliary, and hernia surgery. His goals are to help advance minimally invasive surgery in the state of Idaho, start a robust pediatric surgery research program at St. Luke’s, and optimize pediatric surgical care throughout the state.

    Dr. Klima earned his bachelor's degree in biochemistry from the University of Kansas with a minor in psychology. He completed his medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine before completing both his residency and a research fellowship at Carolinas Medical Center. He completed his pediatric surgery training at Children’s of Alabama in Birmingham. In his free time, Dr. Klima enjoys spending time with his wife and four children.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Pediatric Surgery

    Biography

    Ellen Reynolds, MD has special interest in chest wall deformities, including pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum. She has attended an advanced pectus course through Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

    Dr. Reynolds is the medical director of pediatric surgery at St. Luke's.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Biography

    Allyson Reynolds, NP is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She earned bachelor's degrees in nursing from Idaho State University and zoology and psychology from the University of Idaho. She received a master's degree in nursing from Idaho State University.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients

Building on Our Promise to Children

St. Luke

Children's Pavilion - Opening in 2019

Designed to meet the needs of kids, their families, and the people who care for them, this state-of-the-art facility on our downtown Boise campus will more than double our clinical space and improve vital services that keep care close to home. It will bring most of our pediatric specialists and services under one roof, allowing us to provide care more efficiently and easing the burden on parents and kids who will now be able to see several providers in one location in one day.
 

Kid for a Night

Help raise funds for St. Luke's Children's

Kid for a Night® emphasizes the fun in fundraising. This annual event encourages adults (21 and over) to act like kids again. Over 850 guests gather for an evening of games, activities, music, dancing, a silent auction, and a delicious dinner.