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Pediatric Rheumatology

Arthritis isn't just a disease of the elderly. Children as young as two can be affected by juvenile arthritis and similar conditions. Our team will work with your referring provider to treat your child and improve his or her quality of life. 

  • Facilities & Locations

Treatment of juvenile arthritis and other conditions requires state-of-the-art medications and a team of supporting medical staff. 


  • Location & Contact Info

    100 E. Idaho Street
    Suite 200
    Boise, ID 83712
    (208) 381-9700

Providers

  • Rheumatology

    Biography

    Michelle Hicks, NP earned bachelor's degrees in biomedical science from Texas A&M University and nursing from the University of Texas. She earned her master's degree in nursing, family nurse practitioner, at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She has completed the Nurse Practitioner Postgraduate Adult and Pediatric Rheumatology Training Program sponsored by the American College of Rheumatology.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Rheumatology

    Biography

    W. Patrick Knibbe, MD, FACR specializes in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, osteoporosis, and pediatric rheumatologic diseases. He is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology.

    Dr. Knibbe earned his medical degree in the internal medicine honors program at University of Utah School of Medicine and served as an internal medicine resident at the University of Iowa. He then completed a fellowship back at the University of Utah, where an elective month at Children's Hospital Los Angeles set the stage for his specializing in pediatric rheumatology in Utah and Idaho. 

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Pediatric Rheumatology

    Biography

    Clayton Sontheimer, MD specializes in treating children and teenagers with rheumatologic diseases.

    Prior to joining St. Luke's, he was a faculty member at Seattle Children's Hospital and was involved in both medical education and clinical care.

    Dr. Sontheimer is the first board certified pediatric rheumatologist to practice in Idaho.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
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      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

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