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Endocrinology

Our experienced, board-certified physicians and physician assistants offer expert care for diabetes, thyroid disorders, pituitary disease, adrenal disease, metabolism disorders, and other conditions related to endocrine glands and hormones. We’ll work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that is appropriate for your individual goals.

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  • Endocrinology

    Biography

    Melinda Bishop-Herre, PA-C earned her bachelor's degree in cytotechnology from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 2005 and her master's degree in physician assistant studies from the University of South Alabama in Mobile in 2009.

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  • Endocrinology

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    Nadine Carter, DNP, FNP-C earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Idaho and a bachelor's degree in nursing from Idaho State University. She earned her Doctorate of Nurse Practice for Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Utah. Before becoming a nurse practitioner, Nadine worked as a float pool nurse at St. Luke's in Boise, where she first became passionate about caring for peolpe with diabetes. Nadine also spends several weeks each year as a medical staff and cabin counselor with Idaho Diabetes Youth Programs at Camp Hodia.

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  • Endocrinology

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    Richard B. Christensen, MD serves as the medical director of Humphreys Diabetes Education Center. Dr. Christensen completed residency training in internal medicine at the University of Washington. He then pursued five years of advanced fellowship training, research, and teaching in endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Washington before entering practice in Boise.

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  • Biography

    Sherwin D'Souza, MD, FACE focuses his practice on diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, and obesity. In 2015 he was inducted as a fellow into the American College of Endocrinology. He enjoys teaching and has lectured throughout the United States. Dr. D'Souza also serves as medical director of the Physician Assistant Program at Idaho State University.

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  • Endocrinology

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  • Endocrinology

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  • Endocrinology

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  • Endocrinology

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    Lisa Sanders, PA-C earned her bachelor's degree in health science studies with a psychology minor from Boise State University while also working in the St. Luke's Boise CCU/COU as a unit clerk and nurse assistant. She earned her master's degree in physician assistant studies from Loma Linda University. Lisa is experienced in endocrinology.

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  • Endocrinology

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    Irinel N. Stanciu, MD is board eligible in metabolism, in addition to her board certifications. She earned her medical degree from Carol Davila University of Medicine in Bucharest, Romania. She completed her general medicine residency in Bucharest and her internal medicine residency Cook County Hospital. Dr. Stanciu practiced internal medicine for six years before completing her fellowship training in endocrinology and metabolism.

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  • Internal Medicine

    Biography

    Roger Turcotte, MD specializes in primary care for adults, including treatment of high blood pressure, hepatitis C, and cardiovascular disease. He has an additional interest in diabetes, and sees patients at the St. Luke's Humphreys Diabetes Center by referral. Dr. Turcotte earned his bachelor's degree in biology from Gonzaga University, and is a member of the clinical faculty at the University of Washington School of Medicine and frequently works with third-year medical students rotating through Boise as part of their training.

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  • Biography

    Johannes Veldhuis, MD specializes in lipidology, with a focus on patient education and care. He has experience in endocrinology and metabolism with an emphasis on clinical pituitary, gonadal, and adrenal diseases and lipidology. Dr. Veldhuis has been associated with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester where he both trained and practiced. He is also a member of the National Lipid Association.

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  • Endocrinology

    Biography

    Sharene Watsen, PA-C earned her bachelor's degree in biology and religion from Gustavus Adolphus College. She earned her master's degree in physician assistant studies from Oregon Health & Science University. Before becoming a physician assistant she worked as a nursing assistant and phlebotomist.

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  • Endocrinology

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    Michael is a board certified physician assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Boise State University and master’s degree from the University of Oregon. He is a graduate of the Nova Southeastern University of Physician Assistant Studies program.

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    • Diabetic Foot Care Clinics: Boise

      Health Management Classes
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      $ 30.00, Registration Required

      Appointments include a foot soak and clinical assessment of circulation, mobility, sensation, and painful or problem areas.

    • Diabetic Foot Care Clinics: Eagle

      Health Management Classes
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      $ 30.00, Registration Required

      Appointments include a foot soak and clinical assessment of circulation, mobility, sensation, and painful or problem areas.

    • Diabetic Foot Care Clinics: Meridian

      Health Management Classes
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      $ 30.00, Registration Required

      Appointments include a foot soak and clinical assessment of circulation, mobility, sensation, and painful or problem areas.

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