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Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

Our team of medical providers, nurses, registered dietitians, and social workers work with your primary care provider to provide consultation, evaluation, and treatment of health issues that can arise during adolescence and early adulthood. We also address concerns and questions about puberty and gender issues.
  • Facilities & Locations

Specialized care tailored to the physical, emotional, mental and sexual health needs of adolescent and young adult patients ages 12-25.

  • Location & Contact Info

    305 E. Jefferson St.
    Boise, ID 83712
    (208) 381-1871


  • Nutrition Services


    Accepting new patients
  • Pediatrics


    John W. Hanks, DO, FAAP is a pediatrician with professional interest in eating disorders and adolescent medicine. He earned his bachelor's degree in biology from Truman State University. He went to medical school at A.T. Still University of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a fellowship in adolescent medicine at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. 

    Dr. Hanks and his wife have six children and six grandchildren. He enjoys many outdoor activities, especially camping, traveling, and exploring beautiful places.
  • Family Medicine


    Kristyn Schelhaas, DO has special interests in gynecologic procedures, management of eating disorders, and improving mental health.

    Dr. Schelhass is originally from Idaho, having grown up in Twin Falls. Prior to her medical education, she earned her bachelor's degree in biology from the College of Idaho. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling (especially to Hawaii), playing and watching sports, reading, the outdoors, making charcuterie boards, and cooking.


    Accepting new patients

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