St. Luke's Children's Gastroenterology
St. Luke's Children's Gastroenterology is the only pediatric gastroenterology clinic in Boise, Idaho. Our practice includes three physicians and one nurse practitioner, all of whom have specialized training in diseases and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and liver in children.
Tyler Burpee, MD
Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine
Jason Ellison, MD
Medical School: University of Iowa
Cass Smith, MD
Medical School: University of Nevada Reno
Henry Thompson, MD
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University
Barbie Doherty, MSN, CRNP
Master of Science Degree: Nursing
- Evaluation and management of:
- Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's and ulcerative colitis)
- Celiac disease
- Eosinophilic esophagitis
- Liver disease
- Diseases of the pancreas
- Failure to thrive
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Refractory constipation
- Nutritional/feeding issues
- Endoscopic feeding tube placement (PEG tube) and management
- Foreign body removal
Patients are seen by appointment only. Please notify us if you will be late; you may be asked to reschedule.
Please notify us at least 24 hours in advance if you will not be able to make your scheduled appointment. This will enable us to serve all patients in a timely manner.
You may be mailed paperwork to complete prior to each appointment, please contact our office if you have any questions with the paperwork.
We ask that you bring your insurance card, photo ID and current list of medications with you to each visit and notify us of any changes in your address, phone number, or insurance information.
We accept Medicaid and most private insurance plans. We ask that you bring your insurance card with you to each visit and notify us of any changes in your address, phone number, or insurance information.
Talk with your provider at each visit to be sure your prescriptions are up to date. For refills, contact your pharmacy. Your pharmacy will then contact our office for verification and approval. Talk with your provider before your prescription runs out, and please allow 48 hours for refills.