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St. Luke's Clinic – Idaho Endocrinology: Meridian

Our team treats disorders of the endocrine system which regulates hormones. We specialize in diabetes, hyperthyroidism, and problems with metabolism.

Providers

  • Endocrinology

    Biography

    Melinda Bishop-Herre, PA-C earned her bachelor's degree in cytotechnology from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 2005 and her master's degree in physician assistant studies from the University of South Alabama in Mobile in 2009.

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    Accepting new patients
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  • Endocrinology

    Biography

    Whitney Blanchard, NP-BC is board certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an adult gerontological primary care nurse practitioner.

    Whitney earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from Georgia College and State University and her master's degree in nursing from Armstrong State University.

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    Accepting new patients
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      St. Luke's Health Partner

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  • Endocrinology

    Biography

    Shanaz Sikder, MD is an endocrinologist with special interests in thyroid cancer, adrenal disorders, and reproductive endocrinology. During her time at the National Institutes of Health, she trained under the world's experts in endocrinology as well as rare disorders. She also conducted clinical research in diabetes and insulin resistance in the South Asian population.

    In her free time, Dr. Sikder enjoys yoga, traveling, the outdoors, and great food.

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    Accepting new patients
  • Endocrinology

    Biography

    Irinel N. Stanciu, MD is board eligible in metabolism, in addition to her board certifications. She earned her medical degree from Carol Davila University of Medicine in Bucharest, Romania. She completed her general medicine residency in Bucharest and her internal medicine residency Cook County Hospital. Dr. Stanciu practiced internal medicine for six years before completing her fellowship training in endocrinology and metabolism.

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    Accepting new patients
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  • Biography

    Johannes Veldhuis, MD specializes in lipidology, with a focus on patient education and care. He has experience in endocrinology and metabolism with an emphasis on clinical pituitary, gonadal, and adrenal diseases and lipidology. Dr. Veldhuis has been associated with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester where he both trained and practiced. He is also a member of the National Lipid Association.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
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  • Endocrinology

    Biography

    Benjamin R. Watson, PA-C specializes in adult endocrinology. He earned his associate's degree from the College of Southern Idaho, and his bachelor's degree in biology and master's degree in physician assistant studies, both from Idaho State University.

    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