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St. Luke’s Clinic – Neurology: Boise

Our providers offer comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for people ages 15 and older who need neurological care. A neurologist specializes in disorders of the nervous system, including brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles. This can include epilepsy, stroke, sleep disorders, multiple sclerosis, migraines, and movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease.
  • Location & Contact Info

    125 E. Idaho St.
    Suite 300
    Boise, ID 83702
    (208) 381-7335
    Fax: (208) 381-7227

    Accepting New Patients

    Yes
  • Office Hours

    Mon - Thu: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Fri: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Referral Required

    Yes
  • Before Your Visit

  • For Current Patients

  • After-hours & Weekends

    A physician is always available on call. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911 or go directly to the Emergency Department. To reach the on-call physician, call (208) 381-7335.

Providers

  • Neurology

    Biography

    Stephen Asher, MD specializes in the diagnosis and management of neurological disorders. He has been involved with the neurosurgical management of disorders of movement (deep brain stimulation), as well as the use of botulinum toxin in various dystonias and spasticity. He has extensive experience in the management of Parkinson’s disease, both in medical treatment and in programming deep brain stimulation systems. 

    Dr. Asher is director of St. Luke's movement disorders program, a fellow in the American Academy of Neurology, and also serves as the medical director of the St. Luke’s Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center. He serves on several medical boards, and is a charter member of the Movement Disorder Society. He is the author of a number of peer-reviewed scientific papers and published essays.

    Dr. Asher earned his bachelor’s degree with highest honors from UCLA and his medical degree with distinction in research from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Between college and medical school, he was a fellow in biochemistry at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford. He served as an intern in internal medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital, followed by two years in the Public Health Service, then completed his residency in neurology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). After residency and chief residency, he was an assistant professor of Neurology at UCSF, involved in clinical research and teaching.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Neurology

    Biography

    Martha A. Cline, MD has a special interest in caring for patients with multiple sclerosis, as well as general neurology. She strives to offer compassionate care.  

    Dr. Cline was a part time faculty member at Oregon Health Sciences University, where she taught neurology residents and fellows to perform nerve conduction studies and electromyography.  

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Neurology

    Biography

    Anna Irwin, MD specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep-related disorders. Her particular interests are in management of central hypersomnia, dementia, headache, movement disorder, and stroke.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Neurology

    Biography

    Sergei V. Kashirny, MD, PhD specializes in the clinical evaluation and diagnosis of epilepsy and other general neurological conditions (migraine, stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, dementia, and disorders of the nerves and muscles). Dr. Kashirny completed medical school and postgraduate research training at Vinnitsa Medical University, Ukraine. He performed his neurology residency and internship in internal medicine at Louisiana State University, where he also completed his clinical neurophysiology fellowship with a special emphasis in EEG and epilepsy.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Neurology

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Neurology

    Biography

    James Whiteside, MD specializes in epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, migraine, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, and carpal tunnel syndrome. His scope of care includes inpatient consultations, general neurology clinic, and EEG; and his clinical interests include stroke, neuromuscular diseases, neuro-immunology, infectious disease, and neuro-oncology.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients