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St. Luke's Clinic – Neurology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Our team specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles, including stroke, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, ALS, Parkinson’s disease, and Alzheimer’s disease. We are also highly trained in issues regarding mobility and daily functioning, including neuropsychology, disability rehabilitation, wheelchair and mobility assessments, amputation management/care, and sexual dysfunction in disability. 

Providers

  • Biography

    Brett Buican, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides neuropsychological testing to assess brain-behavior relationships in children and adults. He earned his doctoral degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and completed his internship and neuropsychology fellowship at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Dr. Buican has a special interest in traumatic brain injury.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Neurology

    Biography

    Richard Hammond, MD earned his bachelor’s degree from Oakland University. He performed his medical internship and neurology residency at Emory Affiliated Hospitals and completed his EEG/EMG fellowship at Emory University.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Biography

    Jonathan D. Myers, MD is a board-certified physiatrist (a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation), with expertise in a variety of neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions, and is currently the medical director of rehabilitation services for St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center. 

    His areas of clinical interest and expertise include spasticity management, spinal cord injury, stroke, traumatic brain injury, working with amputation and limb deficiencies, and cerebral palsy and other movement disorders. Dr. Myers is himself a spinal cord injury survivor and uses his personal experience to better relate to his patients.

    In August 2016, Dr. Myers and a group of St. Luke's Rehabilitation colleagues climbed Mount Borah to raise awareness regarding balance rehabilitation and raise the funding necessary to bring a balance machine to the Magic Valley.

    Watch local news coverage of Dr. Myers' Mt. Borah experience

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Neurology

    Biography

    John D. Steffens, MD specializes in multiple sclerosis and immunologic diseases of the nervous system, Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, neuromuscular disease, and cerebrovascular disease. Dr. Steffens graduated from the University of Idaho in Moscow before earning his medical degree. He performed his internship at Boise Veterans Affairs Medical Center and his neurology training at the University of Utah, where he served as chief resident and performed his fellowship in neuromuscular disease/EMG. Dr. Steffens served as associate professor of neurology (clinical) at the University of Utah, where he continues to hold a part-time position as a neuro-hospitalist nine to 12 weeks a year.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Biography

    Jessica Ziebarth, DO has expertise in spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, stroke, spasticity management, osteopathic manipulation, amputation, prosthetic management, adaptive equipment, wheelchair seating, early-mobility-in-the-hospital setting, post-ICU rehabilitation, and performing arts medicine. 

    Availability

    Accepting new patients

Conditions

  • Epilepsy

    A common condition that causes repeated seizures.

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    A condition affecting the brain and spinal cord that impacts muscle control and strength, vision, balance, and more.