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St. Luke’s Clinic – Obstetrics and Gynecology: Meridian

Note:
Our clinic has moved to Suites 3209 and 3219.

Our team of OB/GYN experts is dedicated to providing you with the care you deserve, at every stage of your life—from your first Pap exam through motherhood and into menopause. We’re committed to helping you have the pregnancy and birth experience you want, and we want you to help guide your own care. We also specialize in family planning and birth control, breast exams, menopausal care, STD testing, and more.

COVID-19 Vaccine Recommended for Pregnant Women

Protect Yourself and Your Baby

Pregnant women with COVID-19 can have severe illness and severe outcomes, including ICU admission, mechanical ventilation, and death.


That's why St. Luke’s OB/GYN providers recommend the COVID-19 vaccine for people who are pregnant, breastfeeding or trying to get pregnant. More than 139,000 pregnant women have enrolled in the V-Safe Pregnancy Registry. Data shows there is no risk of miscarriage associated with the vaccines.


COVID-19 vaccines do not cause infection; they do prevent severe illness from COVID-19, which is dangerous for a pregnant woman and her fetus. Maternal infection with the virus is associated with an increased risk of preterm delivery and stillbirth. Vaccinated mothers who are breastfeeding transmit antibodies that may help protect their newborns.

Providers

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Biography

    Hannah Cronbaugh, MSN, CNM has specific interests in preventive care, birth control options, physiological birth, maternal mental health, and empowering women to be active participants in their own care and health goals.

    Hannah grew up in Washington. She earned her bachelor's degree from Northwest Nazarene University, and her master’s degree at University of Colorado – Anschutz Medical Campus. Her personal interests include hiking, camping, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Biography

    Chelsey Hymas, MSN, CNM, FNP-C has expertise in providing care throughout pregnancy, support through the birthing process, and ongoing care for contraceptive counseling and gynecological concerns. She enjoys forming trusting partnerships with patients and their families and empowering them to make informed decisions throughout their care. She is passionate about early recognition and management of postpartum mood disorders. Chelsey is board certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

    Chelsey has a deep passion for the birth process and served for many years as a labor and delivery nurse. Her desire to care for patients beyond the hospital setting led her to become a family nurse practitioner. Not wanting to give up her work in childbirth, she completed a post graduate certificate as a certified nurse midwife. Additionally, her certification as a family nurse practitioner provides her with a unique perspective and additional training to address primary health care concerns. Throughout her work, she strives to help her clients achieve optimal health through evidence-based care. 

    Chelsey grew up in eastern Canada and still loves to visit as often as she can. She earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from Brigham Young University-Idaho and her master’s degree and post-graduate certification from Frontier Nursing University. Outside of work, you will find Chelsey spending time with her husband and four children, usually attending one of her kids' sporting events, adventuring outdoors, or traveling. 

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Biography

    Davis Katseanes, MD specializes in obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN), with special interest in minimally invasive surgery, including total laparoscopic hysterectomy. He performs ablations; annual exams, including Pap smears and lab work; assists with fertility and family planning; menopausal care; and urogynecology. He particularly enjoys helping bring new babies into the world. Dr. Katseanes delivers babies at St. Luke's Meridian.

    Dr. Katseanes is originally from the Boise area and enjoys spending time with his wife and family. His personal interests include triathlons, skiing, and enjoying the outdoors. 

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Biography

    Paige Knickrehm, CNM found her true calling in midwifery and feels privileged to provide options, care, support, and respect to birthing people and women throughout all stages of life. She is committed to evidence-based clinical practice and strives to provide individualized care while helping her patients navigate the medical system and empowering them to advocate for themselves, their bodily autonomy and their unique health care. She is passionate about health care equity and eliminating barriers to necessary care.

    Paige is a born nurturer who discovered her love of midwifery while pregnant with her first child. She continues to be inspired by birth as a normal body process and appreciates the monumental impact birth has on each family. Prior to becoming a midwife, she taught childbirth education and supported women during childbirth as a volunteer doula. 

    Paige earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from Idaho State University, and her master's degree in nursing as a certified nurse midwife through Frontier Nursing University. She is a member of Signa Theta Tau honors society and the American College of Nurse Midwives.

    Paige grew up in southeastern Idaho and is married to her junior high sweetheart. They have three children and a house full of pets. Paige enjoys concerts, loves Halloween, and is an amateur beekeeper. Her favorite place to visit is the Oregon Coast.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Biography

    Misa Perron-Burdick, MD provides pregnancy and reproductive health care for all ages. She has expertise in pelvic pain, vulvar disorders, family planning (contraception), and transgender care. She also has a special interest in caring for pregnant patients experiencing substance use disorder and mental health conditions. 

    Dr. Misa supports low-intervention birth and is privileged to partner with her midwife colleagues to provide a safe, patient-centered model of care. As a surgeon and specialist, Dr. Misa also cares for patients experiencing high-risk pregnancies or delivery complications. Above all, Dr. Misa believes in informed and patient-led decision-making. She feels honored to care for patients and their families through joyful and challenging times.

    Dr. Misa grew up in the small town of Nome, Alaska, before moving to Seattle where she received a degree in Japanese Language from the University of Washington. She spent the first 10 years of her career working in public health with underserved communities. She is a volunteer associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at UCSF and a clinician volunteer at Terry Reilly Health Services.

    Dr. Misa moved to Boise to be closer to family and to enjoy a slower-paced lifestyle. She lives with her partner of 21 years (originally from Boise), two children, and a menagerie of pets.  When not at work, you can find her recreating recipes from the Great British Bake Off, paddleboarding down the Boise River, and bribing her children to go to bed on time.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     
  • Midwifery

    Biography

    Helene Reusser, MSN, CNM has professional interests in physiologic birth and the care of menopausal women. She believes in evidence-based care, and that women have options in birthing and support in labor. Helene delivers babies at St. Luke's Meridian.

    Helene says of her practice philosophy that, "Women have a right to respectful, individualized care in a supportive environment. Our job as nurse-midwives is to provide that care while educating our patients so they can make informed choices. As a CNM, I strive to give women the birth they want, whether that is low-tech and non-interventive or supporting women who desire epidural anesthesia."

    Helene earned her associate’s degree in nursing from Boise State University, her bachelor's degree in nursing from Seattle University, and her master’s degree in nurse midwifery from the University of Utah. After graduate school she moved to Rexburg, Idaho, and practiced as a nurse-midwife in conjunction with a physician. After years of attending births and caring for women in eastern Idaho, she moved to Boise to work as a nurse-midwife at St. Luke's.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     
  • Midwifery

    Biography

    Tamara Rolan, MSN, CNM provides care throughout pregnancy and childbirth, and general well-woman services. She has special interests and expertise in labor support, teen pregnancy, and women's health. Tamara delivers babies at St. Luke's Meridian. She feels it's a privilege and an honor to care for women and their families. Tamara says, "I truly believe in the midwifery model of being 'with woman': Every woman has the right to make informed choices and be supported in their pregnancy and well woman care."

    Tamara gained experience as a volunteer doula. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her bachelor's degree in nursing from Winston-Salem State University. She completed her midwifery training at Frontier Nursing University.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     

Support and Resources for Pregnant Women

Part of St. Luke's Maternal Fetal Medicine

Pregnancy can be a joyous time, but it can also be stressful for women with concerns about substance abuse, prescription medications, chronic pain issues, or psychiatric needs.

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