If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, call 988 for 24/7 free and confidential crisis support. You do not have to be suicidal to call. Access more info and resources on suicide prevention, emotional and mental health support

toggle mobile menu Menu
toggle search menu

Site Navigation



Benjamin Karsten, 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

Conditions & Treatments

  • Abscesses And Fistulas
  • Benign And Malignant Anorectal Conditions
  • Colon And Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Resection Surgery
  • Colostomy
  • Condyloma
  • Constipation
  • Diagnosis And Management Of Colon And Rectal Cancer
  • Disorders Of Continence
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Fissure
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ileostomy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgeries - Laparoscopic
  • Perianal/Perirectal Abscess
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Ulcerative Colits
  • Umbilical Hernia

Facilities & Clinics

    • Address
      125 E Idaho St Suite 303 Boise, ID 83712
      Mon - Thu: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
      Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    • Phone
      (208) 381-9350
      (208) 381-9351

About Benjamin Karsten


Benjamin J. Karsten, MD has special interests in advanced laparoscopic techniques for colon and rectal cancer. Dr. Karsten completed his residency in general surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He completed his fellowship training in colon and rectal surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry/Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine.
  • Medical School

    University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Residency

    Harbor UCLA Medical Center
  • Fellowship

    University of Medicine & Dentistry of New York
  • Board Certifications

    Colon and Rectal Surgery
    General Surgery
  • Gender

  • Languages Spoken