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St. Luke’s Clinic – Center for Pancreatic and Liver Diseases

Our goal is to apply the most modern diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for pancreatic, liver, and complex gastro-intestinal diseases without delay. We coordinate with many specialties toward the ultimate customized plan for each patient—a true integrated, multi-specialty approach applied toward a set of complex diseases, many of which can be cured for the first time in history. Our services include:

  • Abdominal tumor resection
  • Cholecystectomy (gallbladder)
  • Excision of benign and malignant lesions
  • Gastrectomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Jejunostomy
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Liver resection
  • Liver surgery
  • Lymph node biopsy and dissections
  • Pancreatic resections
  • Pancreatic decompressive procedures for chronic pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic necrosectomy for acute necrotizing pancreatitis
  • Proactive screening for people with family history risk
  • Sarcoma resection 
  • Location & Contact Info

    100 E. Idaho St.
    Suite 301
    Boise, ID 83712
    (208) 381-9250
    Fax: (208) 381-9258

    Accepting New Patients

    Yes
  • Office Hours

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

    Referral Required

    Yes
  • Before Your Visit

  • For Current Patients

  • After-hours & Weekends

    If you have a medical emergency, call 911 immediately or go directly to the nearest emergency department. To reach your physician after hours, please call (208) 381-9250 and follow instructions to page your physician.

Providers

  • General Surgery

    Biography

    Joshua G. Barton, MD is the medical director of St. Luke's Clinic – Center for Pancreatic and Liver Diseases and an associate fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His specialty is the surgical treatment of pancreatic, biliary, liver, and stomach diseases, as well as complex abdominal wall reconstruction. Dr. Barton actively participates in several professional organizations, including the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Pancreas Club, and the American Hepato-Biliary Association.

    Dr. Barton is a native Texan and was raised in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. He received his bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University and his medical degree from the University of Texas – Houston. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Oklahoma. He obtained additional training in hepato-pancreato-biliary and advanced GI surgery at the Mayo Clinic.

    SURGICAL SPECIALTIES

    • Abdominal tumor resection
    • Cholecystectomy (gallbladder)
    • Excision of benign and malignant lesions
    • Gastrectomy
    • Hepatectomy
    • Jejunostomy
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Liver resection
    • Liver surgery
    • Lymph node biopsy and dissections
    • Proactive screening for people with family history risk
    • Sarcoma resection
    • Whipple (pancreaticoduodenectomy)

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Biography

    Lindsay Shedd, PA-C specializes in post-surgical care, pancreatic and hepatic cysts, and necrotizing pancreatitis. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

    Lindsay earned her bachelor's degree in biology from State University of New York at Stony Brook, and her master's degree from Yale School of Medicine. 

    Availability

    Accepting new patients

Procedures & Treatments

Conditions

  • Pancreatic Cancer

    When abnormal cells grow and form tumors in the pancreas; a small organ deep in the belly, behind your stomach.

  • Liver Cancer

    A disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of the liver; the most common type in adults is hepatocellular carcinoma.