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James E. Loveless, 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.


Current Patients Only
No new patients at this time
By Referral Only

Conditions & Treatments

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Gout
  • Lupus Or Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Osteoporosis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatology
  • Sjogren's Disease

Facilities & Clinics

    • Address
      600 N. Robbins Rd. Suite 302 Boise, ID 83702
      Mon - Thu: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
      Fri: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Phone
      (208) 706-5930
      (208) 706-5942

    • Address
      801 Pole Line Rd. W. Suite 3810 Twin Falls, ID 83301
      Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Phone
      (208) 814-8150
      (208) 732-3112

About James E. Loveless


James E. Loveless, MD, FACR is the medical director of St. Luke's Rheumatology, practicing with a team of providers specializing in treating autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and Sjögren's syndrome. As the founder of the first osteoporosis program in Idaho, he also has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and currently serves as medical director of the St. Luke's Osteoporosis and Bone Health Program. 

In addition, as part of the rheumatology and bone health teams, Dr. Loveless takes an evidence-based approach to diagnosing and treating rheumatic diseases and osteoporosis, providing comprehensive care, and striving to support colleagues and patients across the region. He and his team are actively involved in clinical trials investigating new treatments for arthritis and osteoporosis.

Dr. Loveless is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. He is also a member of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research and the International Society of Clinical Density. 

In his free time, Dr. Loveless enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and enjoying all Idaho has to offer.

  • Medical School

    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Residencies

    University of Colorado
    Health Sciences Center
  • Fellowships

    University of Colorado
    Health Sciences Center
  • Board Certification

    Internal Medicine
  • Gender

  • Languages Spoken


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