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Sean Timpane, MD

Sean Timpane, 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.


Accepting new patients
No Referral Required

Facilities & Clinics

    • Address
      305 E. Jefferson St. Boise, ID 83712
      Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Phone
      (208) 381-7095
      (208) 381-7096

About Sean Timpane


Sean Timpane, MD specializes in palliative medicine. He has experience working with patients and families from all stages of life, but especially loves working with pediatric patients. He is passionate about providing family-centered care and improving communication and collaboration among patients, families and providers in an increasingly complex healthcare system. He has special interest in facilitating specialty and sub-specialty care to rural areas; and in how rapidly changing communication technology can be shaped to improve patient/family experience and provider effectiveness.

Dr. Timpane received his bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering from Duke University. He first worked in the medical device industry with pacemakers and defibrillators before returning to medical school at the University of Florida. He completed his residency in pediatrics at the University of Washington followed by a fellowship in palliative medicine at the Harvard Interprofessional Palliative Care Fellowship. After completing his training, Dr. Timpane worked as a palliative care physician in the Alaska Tribal Health System before moving to Boise. 

Dr. Timpane and his wife have three children.

  • Medical School

    University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Residency

    University of Washington/Seattle Children''s
  • Fellowship

    Mass General Hospital
  • Board Certifications

    Hospice and Palliative Medicine
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