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St. Luke's Clinic – Orthopedics: Nampa

Canyon County is growing, and St. Luke’s is growing too, expanding our orthopedics and sports medicine programs to meet the needs of this thriving community. We’re building a team of experts who provide orthopedic care for all ages and levels of activity, from children or teens with sports injuries to middle-aged and older adults facing hip or knee issues. We’re dedicated to helping you be as healthy and active as possible, and to get back to the activities you enjoy.

You can count on quality care closer to home from experienced orthopedic specialists, including physicians who are athletes themselves and truly understand athletes and their needs. Our physicians are fellowship trained, board certified, and highly skilled in general orthopedics, and have specialty training and interests in areas such as knee and hip replacement, hand and wrist care, foot and ankle care, pediatric orthopedics, and sports medicine. We also manage a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions including scoliosis, osteoporosis, fractures, ligament and tendon injuries, and deformities from birth defects or trauma.

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Providers

  • Orthopedic Surgery

    Biography

    James T. Beckmann, MD, MS, AAOS, ABOS is fellowship trained in orthopedic sports medicine surgery specializing in arthroscopy of the hip, knee, and shoulder in both adults and pediatric patients. He currently serves as the medical director for the St. Luke’s athletic training residency program and as an orthopedic team physician for the Idaho Steelheads, Boise Hawks, US Soccer Federation, and Ridgevue Warhawks.

    Dr. Beckmann’s primary surgical specialties include: complex knee ligamentous reconstruction including ACL, patellar dislocation, meniscal tears, and cartilage restoration procedures; hip arthroscopy for structural disorders in athletes including labral repair; and shoulder disorders of the rotator cuff, labrum, and biceps tendon. In addition, he has expertise in tendon repairs of the hamstrings, biceps, and Achilles tendons. 

    Dr. Beckmann completed his specialty training at Stanford University, serving as an orthopedic team physician for their football, basketball, and volleyball teams. In 2018, he was selected as one of two physicians worldwide to complete a travelling fellowship in hip arthroscopy through the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA). As a travelling fellow, he worked with leaders in the field of hip arthroscopy learning state-of-the-art techniques in hip arthroscopy including Drs. Marc Philippon and Thomas Byrd. He has published over 20 peer-reviewed journal articles and written seven chapters in prominent orthopedic textbooks.  

    Dr. Beckmann earned his bachelor’s degree at Duke University. He completed medical school at the Cleveland Clinic, where he also pursued a master’s degree in clinical trials.  He pursued his orthopedic surgery residency training at the University of Utah where he served as chief resident. 

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    Accepting new patients
  • Orthopedic Surgery

    Biography

    Krysten Bell, MD specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgical care, including trauma, complex hip deformities in children and young adults, scoliosis and other spine deformities, pediatric foot and ankle surgery, and pediatric sports injuries. She also works with neuromuscular conditions like cerebral palsy.

    Krysten is a candidate active member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, and an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society, and the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Her research interests include outcomes following periacetabular osteotomy for residual hip dysplasia and surgical treatment of severe slipped capital femoral epiphysis.

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    Accepting new patients
  • Orthopedic Surgery

    Biography

    Charles Clark III, MD is an orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in shoulder and elbow surgery. He treats all conditions of the shoulder and elbow such as arthritis, rotator cuff tears, instability and other tendon injuries. He also treats other orthopedic conditions of the upper and lower extremities, including hip and knee arthritis, as well as common conditions of the hand such as carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, tendinitis and arthritis.

    Dr. Clark earned his bachelor's degree at Washington University and his medical degree at Florida State University. His post-graduate training includes an orthopedic residency at the University of South Florida and the San Francisco Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship with California Pacific Orthopedics.

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    Accepting new patients
  • Podiatry

    Biography

    Scott Graviet, DPM specializes in general podiatry, podopediatrics, and reconstructive foot surgery. He earned his bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University and his medical degree from California College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his three-year residency in foot and ankle surgery at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Vallejo, California.

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    Accepting new patients
  • Orthopedic Surgery

    Biography

    Tracye J. Lawyer, MD, PhD, FAAOS, ABOS is board certified and fellowship trained in orthopedic sports medicine and serves as the medical director for St. Luke's cartilage preservation and restoration program. She specializes in arthroscopic and open surgery of the shoulder, elbow, and knee. In addition to her medical degree, she also earned a PhD focusing on cartilage regeneration. Her special interests include pediatric and adult cartilage repair and restoration of the knee, shoulder and elbow, ACL reconstruction, meniscus repairs, meniscal allograft transplantation, multi-ligament knee reconstruction, patellar instability, total and reverse shoulder arthroplasty, rotator cuff repair, biceps tendon repairs, shoulder instability surgery and ligament reconstruction of the elbow. 

    Dr. Lawyer received her medical degree from The Ohio State University and her orthopedic residency training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She completed a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh where she worked with leaders and innovators in sports medicine, Dr. Freddie Fu and Dr. James Bradley. During her fellowship, she worked with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Penguins. She has authored multiple peer reviewed research articles and has presented her work at national meetings. Dr. Lawyer is the team physician for the Rocky Mountain High School Grizzlies and Boise Hawks.

    Dr. Lawyer earned her bachelor's degree at Stanford University, where she was a two-sport athlete. She earned PAC-10 Player of the Year in soccer and was an NCAA track champion in the heptathlon. After college, she competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials in track and field, gaining valuable experience among the best athletes in the world. She later received the honor of induction into the Stanford Hall of Fame.

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    Accepting new patients
  • General Orthopedics

    Biography

    Michelle Stoddard, PA-C is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants focusing in orthopedics.  

    Michelle began working in healthcare at an early age, volunteering in the hospital weekly throughout high school. She later became an EMT and worked in the emergency department. While working as an EMT, she earned a bachelor's degree in health science with an emphasis in public health from Brigham Young University - Idaho. During her undergraduate studies, she shadowed orthopedics providers, which sparked her interest in that specialty. Michelle earned a master's degree in physician assistant studies at Heritage University, completing a rotation in orthopedic surgery and graduating at the top of her class. She then spent two years working in family medicine, solidifying her general skills as an advance practice provider, prior to specializing in orthopedics.

    Outside of the office, Michelle enjoys working on a hobby farm with her husband. Together, they raise all their own meat and enjoy tending to the land and animals. They also like to spend time together outdoors: riding horses, camping, hiking, skiing, white-water rafting, and riding ATVs.

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    Accepting new patients
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