3550 W. Americana Terrace
Boise, ID 83706
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1001 S. Hilton St.
Boise, ID 83705
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5301 E. Warm Springs Ave.
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1132 Cheney Dr. W.
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Donna Beeson, DO is part of the St. Luke’s Post Acute Medical Group, focusing on taking care of patients in skilled nursing facilities after acute hospitalization. Her medical experience includes her own medical practice specializing in adult medicine; working as a hospitalist, caring for patients needing hospitalization; and caring for patients at long-term acute care hospitals, as well as in skilled nursing facilities as a hospice provider.
Dr. Beeson enjoys volunteering her time to read, play games, and talking with hospice patients throughout the Treasure Valley. She can be found volunteering at local elementary, middle, and high schools, and conducting sports physicals at Meridian High School. She has a passion for helping people in need and she supports community clinics and homeless shelters to provide care for those without health insurance.
Dr. Beeson is a member of the American Osteopathic Society, the American College of Physicians, and the Society of Hospital Medicine.
Dr. Dopp brings a positive attitude, a great bedside manner, and a comprehensive approach to caring for his patients. In his free time, Dr. Dopp enjoys baseball and spending time outdoors with his family.
James R. Farmer, NP is part of the St. Luke's Post-Acute Medical Group and has extensive experience in treating patients in the post-acute care setting. Prior to his employment with St Luke’s Post-Acute Medical Group, he worked as a nurse practitioner providing post-acute care at St Luke’s Rehabilitation hospital. He has also spent time providing patient care to military veterans at the VA Boise Medical Center.
James earned teaching and nursing degrees from the University of Utah, and a master’s degree in nursing with an FNP designation from Idaho State University. In his free time, James enjoys hiking, camping, being outdoors, and spending time with his family.
Jessica Gratzer, NP is a nurse practitioner with St. Luke’s Post Acute Medical Group, and has experience in the intensive care unit, emergency department, and in surgical settings. She has a passion for end-of-life care, including completing advanced directives. She works to keep her patients out of the hospital and to coordinate care for transitioning home.
Jessica earned her bachelor’s degree as a nurse practitioner from Boise State University. She is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association. In her free time, she enjoys time with her family, reading, rock hounding, and getting to the mountains. Jessica also volunteers at Jerome and Twin Falls soup kitchens as well as handing out books to underprivileged youth.
Brandy Jones, NP is part of the St. Luke's Post-Acute Medical Group, and a certified wound care nurse specializing in preventing, identifying, and helping treat both surgical and non-surgical wounds. After beginning her career as a certified nursing assistant (CNA), she gained experience working in the inpatient, outpatient, home health, and skilled nursing environments. This background provides Brandy with insight at every step of the care continuum and helps her determine how to set her patients up for success.When not caring for patients, Brandy enjoys exercising in the early morning, spending time with her family, and traveling. She also leads a team of volunteers each summer at Paint Magic, an organization that paints homes for the elderly. Brandy is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Sigma Theta Rau, and The Wound Care Education Institute.
Angela Meyer, NP is a nurse practitioner with St. Luke’s Post Acute Medical Group. She also has experience as a telemetry nurse and a hospitalist nurse practitioner. She enjoys visiting with her patients and working with them to develop a plan of care for a successful transition home. Away from St. Luke's, Angela has participated in international medical missions to Bolivia and Guatemala.
Angie earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Boise State University and her master’s degree as a family nurse practitioner from Walden University. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, camping, rafting, hiking, skiing, swimming, cooking, and reading with her family and friends. She also enjoys raising chickens.
Lauren Meziere, PA-C is a certified physician assistant with St. Luke's Post Acute Medical Group. She earned her bachelor's degree from Georgia Institute of Technology, an MBA from the University of Phoenix, and her physician assistant training at Idaho State University. Lauren has a passion for participating in worldwide medical missions, volunteering to care for people in Ecuador and Zimbabwe.
In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with her family in the Idaho outdoors, skiing, hiking, camping, rafting, and fishing.
Stephen Montamat, MD leads the St. Luke’s Post Acute Medical Group, a group of physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who provide the highest quality care to patients in skilled nursing facilities.
In his free time, Dr. Montamat volunteers at the Genesis Community Clinic in Garden City. He also enjoys reading, music, playing tennis, spending time with his wife, and playing with his dog. His wife is a retired obstetrician and their two daughters have also chosen careers in health care.
Kristina Unterseher, RN, MSN, FNP, CNN-NP is part of St. Luke's Post-Acute Medical Group, and a board certified nurse practitioner who has worked primarily in the fields of nephrology and hospital medicine. Her professional interests include mentoring new students and new nurse practitioners, and working to raise patient awareness about prevention and treatment of chronic kidney disease.
Kristina is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners of Idaho, and National Kidney Foundation's Council of Advanced Practitioners.
Shannon Vaughn, MSN-FNP, CVNP-BC is a nurse practitioner with St. Luke's Post Acute Medical Group. She has experience caring for cardiac patients, and has expertise in general cardiology, internal medicine, congestive heart failure, atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, hypertension, diabetes, lipids, and cardiac device follow-up. She helped establish and support Faith & Humanity Medical Missions and co-led medical mission groups to Honduras, and also dedicates time to local communities, organizing annual women’s retreats as a Young Mom’s Mentor.
Shannon earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from Idaho State University. In her free time, she loves to travel with family and friends.
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