St. Luke's Clinic

Welcome to St. Luke's Clinic – Boise Heart. Our experienced physicians and dedicated staff are specially trained to provide high quality care for patients with cardiovascular conditions.

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Boise Heart
287 W. Jefferson Street
(Corner of Jefferson and Third Streets)
Boise, Idaho 83702
(208) 343-7940
Fax: (208) 385-7708
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Office Hours:
Mon - Fri, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

We offer a variety of services, including:

  • Therapeutic Services
    • ECP (External Counter-Pulsation Therapy)
    • Balloon Angioplasty
    • Heart Catheterization
    • Pacemaker
    • Coumadin Clinic
    • Care for Chronic Health Issues such as angina, atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and hypertension
  • Diagnostic Services
    • Echocardiograms
    • Electrocardiograms
    • Treadmill Tests
    • Bioimpedence Tests
  • Dietary Services
    • Individual Counseling
    • Monthly Healthy Hearts Cooking Class

New Patients / Appointments
We are accepting new patients.
To contact us or to make an appointment please call (208) 343-7940.

What is Cardiology?
Cardiologists are doctors who specialize in treating diseases and disorders that affect the heart and its associated blood vessels.

St. Luke's Clinics
St. Luke's Clinics are an integrated network of highly skilled health care professionals in locations throughout our region.

Our Medical Provider

James W. Smith, MD, FACC James W. Smith, MD, FACC is board certified in cardiovascular disease and a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology. He has practiced in Boise for more than 33 years. Dr. Smith earned his undergraduate degree from the College of Idaho and his medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Your Appointment
We try to stay on time, as a courtesy to you and others. Since paperwork may take a few minutes, please arrive early. As emergencies do occur, there may be occasions when your appointment time will be delayed. We will always try to keep you informed in the event of a delay, and will be happy to reschedule your appointment, if you prefer. We ask that you respect the appointment time we have reserved for you, and call 24 hours ahead to cancel or change appointments so that others may be helped during that time.

Communication with your provider is extremely important. It may be helpful for you to write down questions for your doctor or nurse practitioner prior to your visit. Bring a list of medications and the dosages, or bring the bottles with you.

Make sure you understand any instructions you are given. If clarification is needed, review your instructions with the provider or medical assistant before you leave. If you aren’t doing well after your visit, we want to hear from you. Our goal is to improve your health.

Insurance Plans
We accept most insurance plans, including Medicare, in-state Medicaid, Tricare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and others.

Medication Refills
Talk with your provider at each visit to be sure your prescriptions are up to date. When you need to refill your prescriptions, you can request them directly through your myChart account.

You can also request a refill by contacting your pharmacy. Your pharmacy will then contact our office for verification and approval. For patient safety, narcotics cannot be refilled outside of office hours. Talk with your provider before your prescription runs out, and please allow 48 hours for refills.

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