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Yukiko Mirua, MD

Yukiko Miura, 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


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

Facilities & Clinics

  1. St. Luke's Children's Hospital - Neonatology

    • Address
      190 E Bannock St Boise, ID 83712
    • Phone
      (208) 381-2088
      Fax
      (208) 381-2893

  2. St. Luke's Children's Neonatology Outpatient Clinic

    • Address
      305 E Jefferson Boise, ID 83712
    • Phone
      (208) 381-2088
      Fax
      (208) 381-2893

About Yukiko Miura

Biography

Yukiko Miura, MD is an attending neonatologist who provides care for critically ill neonates in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics and a clinical assistant professor in the department of pediatrics at the University of Washington. 

Dr. Miura provides family-centered care with the goal of optimizing long-term outcomes for each patient. She focuses on the positive impact family members and caretakers can have on a child, and strives to provide an experience and education that helps the family as the child transitions from a newborn to an infant. She also enjoys teaching residents and other providers and is a certified instructor of Neonatal Resuscitation Program.

Dr. Miura is involved in several multidisciplinary quality improvement efforts in the NICU, including reduction of antibiotic usage, standardization of pain assessment and management, and prevention of unplanned extubation among critically ill neonates. Her research interests include the effects of maternal nutrition on fetal/neonatal health, in particular via the changes in gut microbiome. She presented her work at Eastern Society of Pediatric Research and Pediatric Academic Society, and received a Travel Award in 2018. She is also a recipient of the Bradford Fellowship Award from the University of Rochester.

In her free time, Dr. Miura enjoys relaxing outdoors with her husband, three children, and two dogs. She’s also grateful for the modern technology that helps her reconnect with friends and family in Japan.

Dr. Miura cares for babies in the NICU at St. Luke’s Boise, Magic Valley, Meridian, and Nampa.

  • Medical School

    American University of the Caribbean
  • Residency

    NYU Winthrop Hospital
  • Fellowship

    University of Rochester - Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Board Certification

    Pediatrics
  • Gender

    Female
  • Languages Spoken

    English,Japanese