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Elsa Kracke, MD

Elsa J. Kracke, MD

MD

Doctor of Medicine

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


Accepting new patients
No Referral Required

Facilities & Clinics

    • Address
      701 E. Parkcenter Blvd. Boise, ID 83706
      Hours
      Sun, Sat: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
      Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Appointments
      • (208) 381-6500
    • Fax
      • (208) 381-6508

About Elsa J. Kracke

Biography

Elsa Kracke, MD has professional interests in promoting infant and childhood nutrition and active lifestyles. She promotes therapies and nutrition/physical activities over medication whenever possible.

Dr. Kracke is a current board member for the Idaho Immunization Coalition and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. 

Prior to medical school, Dr. Kracke earned a bachelor's degree in nutritional science at Iowa State University. In her free time, Dr. Kracke enjoys hiking with her husband and dog, biking, skiing, camping, yoga, and spending time with her family.

Favorite Children's Books:

  • Tails, by Matthew Van Fleet
  • Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
  • any books with a Newbery Medal, Caldecott Award, or Coretta Scott King Award

Favorite Parenting Books:

  • The Care and Keeping of You: the Body Book for Younger Girls, by Valoire Schaefer
  • Two Peds in a Pod, a website by Dr. Julie Kardos and Dr. Naline Lai
  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • Medical School

    University of Missouri - Columbia
  • Residency

    Phoenix Children's Hospital
  • Board Certification

    Pediatrics
  • Gender

    Female
  • Languages Spoken

    English