St. Luke's Clinic

Welcome to St. Luke's Clinic – Idaho Cardiology Associates. We look forward to providing quality, comprehensive cardiac care at an affordable price to you and your family.

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Idaho Cardiology Associates
215 E. Hawaii Ave.
(Saltzer Building)
Nampa, Idaho 83686
(208) 322-1680
800-390-5691
Fax: (208) 322-1695
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Office Hours:
Mon - Fri, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.


Services
We offer a variety of services, including:

  • Exams and Consultations - Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia
  • Center of Excellence for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Echocardiograms - Transthoracic and Transesophageal (TEE)
  • Stress Tests
  • In-office Diagnostic Services
  • Procedures and Interventions
    • Ablation
    • Cardioversion
    • Coronary Angioplasty/Stent
    • Defibrillator Implantation
    • Electrophysiology Studies
    • Heart Catherization
    • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Special Clinics
    • Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats)
    • Pacemakers and Defibrillators
    • Anticoagulation (blood-thinning)
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Lipids
  • Regional Clinics
    • McCall, Sun Valley, and Weiser, Idaho
    • Baker City, LaGrande, Ontario, and Union, Oregon

New Patients / Appointments
We are accepting new patients.
To contact us or to make an appointment please call (208) 322-1680.

After-hours and Weekends
If you feel that you are having an emergency, please proceed to the nearest hospital or call "911." Upon arrival at the hospital, inform the staff that you are a patient of St. Luke's Idaho Cardiology Associates.

If you have a question or concern during office hours, call our office and one of our associates will assist you. If you have an urgent concern that needs immediate attention after office hours, please call our office at (208) 322-1680 and our answering service will page the on-call cardiologist. The cardiologist will return your call after being contacted by the answering service.

What is Cardiology?
Physicians with St. Luke's Idaho Cardiology Associates specialize in treating diseases and disorders that affect the heart and its associated blood vessels. Each physician has received advanced education and experience in this specialty, and all are board certified and fellows in the American College of Cardiology. They work with our nurse practitioners and associates staff to provide you with high quality, comprehensive cardiac care.

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 Providers


Samual P. Bass, MD, FACC Samual P. Bass, MD, FACC is board certified in cardiovascular disease, internal medicine, and nuclear cardiology, and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He earned his medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency. Dr. Bass joined St. Luke's Idaho Cardiology Associates in 2006, and sees patients at the Boise, Meridian, and Nampa locations and the Weiser regional clinic.
Andrew U. Chai, MD, FACC Andrew U. Chai, MD, FACC earned his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin, where he also completed his residency. Dr. Chai is board certified in cardiovascular disease with a subspecialty in nuclear cardiology, and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He joined St. Luke's Idaho Cardiology Associates in 1999. Dr. Chai sees patients at the Caldwell, Meridian, Nampa, and Eagle locations and the Sun Valley regional clinic.
Frederick M. Costello, MD, FACC Frederick M. Costello, MD, FACC is an interventional cardiologist with additional interest in peripheral vascular disease. He is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease, and nuclear cardiology, and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Costello joined St. Luke's Idaho Cardiology Associates in 2008, and sees patients at the Meridian, Eagle, and Nampa locations.
James C. Field, MD, FACC James C. Field, MD, FACC is board certified in cardiovascular disease and nuclear cardiology, and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He earned his medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of New Mexico Hospital. Dr. Field joined St. Luke's Idaho Cardiology Associates in 2000, and sees patients at the Caldwell and Nampa locations and the Ontario regional clinic.
David A. Hinchman, MD, FACC David A. Hinchman, MD, FACC is board certified in cardiovascular disease and nuclear cardiology, and is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He specializes in cardiac prevention, stress testing, hyperlipidemia, anticoagulation, and clinical research. He earned his medical degree from the University of Colorado and completed his residency at the University of California, San Francisco. He completed his cardiovascular fellowship at the University of Washington. Dr. Hinchman joined St. Luke's Idaho Cardiology Associates in 2001, and sees patients at the Boise and Nampa locations and the McCall and Ontario regional clinics.
Kristin M. Linzmeyer, MD, FACC Kristin M. Linzmeyer, MD, FACC is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. She earned her bachelor's degree from Carroll College and her medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University, where she also performed her internal medicine residency. She completed her internal medicine internship at the University of Utah and her cardiology fellowship at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Linzmeyer sees patients at the Meridian, Eagle, Nampa, and Caldwell locations and at regional clinics in Mountain Home, Baker City, and LaGrande.
Brian P. Nolan, DO Brian P. Nolan, DO, FACC is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and nuclear cardiology. He specializes in nuclear cardiology and heart failure. He earned his medical degree from Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University. He completed his internal medicine residency and cardiovascular fellowship at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Nolan joined St. Luke's Idaho Cardiology Associates in 2010, and sees patients at the Nampa , Meridian, and Caldwell locations and the Baker City and LaGrande regional clinics.
Janel Murray, NP-C Janel Murray, NP-C earned her undergraduate degree in nursing from Upper Iowa University and her master's degree in nursing, nurse practitioner, from Vanderbilt University. She sees patients at the Caldwell and Nampa locations.

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.

To schedule an appointment, please call the office most convenient to you. To schedule an appointment at one of our regional clinics, please call (208) 322-1680. If you cannot keep your scheduled appointment, please notify us 24 hours in advance.

Please bring to your appointment:

  • A complete and up-to-date list of all current medications with dosage information.
  • All pertinent insurance information and your insurance cards; and let us know if any information changes between visits.


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

The list is subject to change; please give our office a call to inquire about coverage.

As a courtesy, our practice routinely files primary and supplemental insurance claims for our patients. Insurance may pay for all, some, or none of your bill. Please remember that you are responsible for payment of balances not covered by your insurance. You will receive a monthly statement from St. Luke's Idaho Cardiology Associates as long as your account is active. For questions concerning insurance or account balances not covered by insurance, please call
(208) 322-1680.


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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