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Brian P. Nolan, DO


Doctor of Osteopathic 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.


Accepting new patients
By Referral Only

Conditions & Treatments

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Advanced Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Bundle Branch Block
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Ejection Fraction
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Premature Ventricular Contractions
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease

Facilities & Clinics

    • Address
      3525 E. Louise Dr. (Meadowlake Building), Suite 400 Meridian, ID 83642
      Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Phone
      (208) 322-1680
      (208) 884-3096

    • Address
      3525 E. Louise Drive (Meadowlake Building), Suite 401 Meridian, ID 83642
      Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Phone
      (208) 322-1680
      (208) 388-7289

About Brian P. Nolan


Brian P. Nolan, DO, FACC specializes in nuclear cardiology, heart failure, and associated cath lab procedures to produce cardiac imaging and identify areas for intervention. He also performs stress tests and collaborates with colleagues to support patients before and after a heart transplant. He greatly appreciates St. Luke's team-based approach to patient care, which contributes to an exceptional care environment and better patient outcomes.

Dr. Nolan's goals are to alleviate suffering, prolong life and help people feel better. He's passionate about sharing the benefits of a healthy lifestyle with his patients and encourages plant-based, whole-food nutrition as well as regular physical activity.
Currently serving as medical director for St. Luke's nuclear cardiology, Dr. Nolan is also the medical director of St. Luke's cardiology research, and welcomes discussion regarding available research programs and protocols. He leads a successful research team, focusing on clinical trials in heart failure, hyperlipidemia, coronary artery disease, and cardiac arrhythmias. He has previously served as heart and vascular department chair and as a member of the department's operational council.
Dr. Nolan began his career in physical therapy. His appreciation of anatomy and physiology inspired him to expand his education and expertise through medical school. Today, he is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology.
Outside of work, Dr. Nolan is a dedicated exercise enthusiast and endurance athlete, competing in renowned events such as the Boston Marathon and Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. He and his wife have two sons.  

  • Medical School

    Midwestern University
  • Residency

    Oregon Health Sciences University
  • Fellowship

    Oregon Health Sciences University
  • Board Certifications

    Cardiovascular Disease
    Advanced Heart Failure and Transp
  • Gender

  • Languages Spoken


Awards & Distinctions

2006-2008 - Teaching Award for Excellence in Clinical Instruction, OHSU

2004 - Director's Award, Division of Internal Medicine for Outstanding Clinical Performance, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine


2009 - Nolan BP, Wei K:  Contrast Echocardiography in Acute Coronary Syndromes, in Herzog E, Chaudry F (eds): Echocardiography in Acute Coronary Syndrome: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention (Springer-Verlag: Heidelberg, 2009)

2003 - Nolan BP, Senechal P, Waqar S, Meyers J, Standley CA, Standley PR. Altered insulin-like growth factor-1 and nitric oxide sensitivities in hypertension contribute to vascular hyperplasia. American Journal of Hypertension. May 2003, Volume 16, Issue 5 Pages 393-400. 

2002 - Standley PR, Camaratta A, Nolan BP, Purgason CT, Stanley MA. Cyclic stretch induces vascular smooth muscle cell alignment via nitric oxide signaling.  American Journal of Physiology 283:H1907-H1914, 2002.

2002 - Waqar S, Senechal P, Nolan BP, Standley CA, Standley PR. Vascular smooth muscle cell hyperplasia in early-stage hypertension: relationship to altered IGF-1 and NO sensitivity. 2002 JAOA 102(9):503, no. B06.


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