St. Luke's Clinic

Welcome to St. Luke's Clinic – Internal Medicine. We are a team of trained and experienced medical professionals, skilled in medical care for adults, including routine and preventative health checks, diagnosis and treatment when a medical problem is first suspected, and on-going management of chronic illness.

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Internal Medicine
300 E. Jefferson Street
Suite 300
Boise, Idaho 83702
(208) 381-4100
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Office Hours:
Mon - Fri, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.


Services
Internal medicine is devoted to the comprehensive care of adult patients and includes (but is not limited to) diagnosis and treatment of:

  • Heart disease and hypertension
  • Kidney disease
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Arthritis and other joint problems
  • Allergies
  • Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Lung problems such as asthma and emphysema
  • Infections
  • Neurological problems such as strokes and seizures
  • Nutritional problems
  • Depression
  • Skin disease
  • Diabetes and thyroid disease

New Patients / Appointments
We are accepting new patients.
To contact us or to make an appointment please call (208) 381-4100.

After-hours and Weekends
Our physicians alternate being "on call" for emergency care before and after our regular office hours. The physician on call can be reached by calling our office at (208) 381-4100.

What is Internal Medicine?
Internists are sometimes called primary care physicians. They are fully trained specialists in adult medicine, much like pediatricians are specialists in the care of children. Internists are specially trained to care for complex medical problems in the office and in the hospital (including coronary and intensive care units and the emergency department), providing a smooth continuum of care. We are prepared to handle severe chronic illnesses and situations where many illnesses occur at the same time. Internists are also capable of performing a variety of technical medical procedures. Severe medical illnesses often require the broad training and skills of internists to coordinate highly trained care teams. As internists, we keep the whole patient in mind, rather than merely focusing on a single disease or organ system.

Working closely with our physicians are physician assistants (PAs) and nurse practitioners (NPs). Also known as "advanced practice providers," PAs and NPs provide follow-up care for acute or chronic illness if your doctor is not available, and may provide annual exams and procedures.

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


William A. Bollinger, MD William A. Bollinger, MD is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He earned his BS degree in biology from Lewis and Clark College and his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine. He served his internship and residency at the University of Washington and the Boise VA Medical Center. Dr. Bollinger joined St. Luke's Internal Medicine in 2001.
Erika A. Lewis, MD Erika A. Lewis, MD is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. She earned her BS degree in zoology from the University of Vermont and her medical degree from The Chicago Medical School. She served a general surgery internship at Baystate Medical Center and an internal medicine residency at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Lewis joined St. Luke's Internal Medicine in 1996 after practicing at the Commonwealth Health Center in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.
Laura A. McGeorge, MD Laura A. McGeorge, MD is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Physicians. She earned her BA degree in neuroscience from Amherst College and her medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine. She served her internal medicine residency at the Geisinger Medical Center. Dr. McGeorge joined St. Luke's Internal Medicine in 1996, following practice in Pennsylvania.
Stephen C. Montamat, MD Stephen C. Montamat, MD has been in practice in Boise for many years, and is transitioning his practice to a geriatrics-only focus. He is now accepting new patients age 65 and older. Dr. Montamat is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Physicians. He earned his bachelor's and medical degrees from Texas A&M University and served his internship and internal medicine residency at Baylor College of Medicine. He joined St. Luke's Internal Medicine in 1993, following practice at the Boise VA Medical Center.
Leslie L. Nona, MD Leslie L. Nona, MD is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. She earned her BA degree in English literature from the University of Chicago and her medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine. She served her internship at the Boise VA Medical Center and her residency at the University of Washington. Dr. Nona joined St. Luke's Internal Medicine in 1994.
Amy E. Schell, MD Amy E. Schell, MD is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. She earned her BS degree in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Arizona and her medical degree from the University of Arizona School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency at the University of Arizona, and joined St. Luke's Internal Medicine in 2001.
Clifford L. Tenley, MD Clifford L. Tenley, MD is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He earned his BS degree in biology/zoology at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He served his internship and residency in internal medicine at University Hospital in Salt Lake City. He joined St. Luke's Internal Medicine in 1993.
E. Gregory Thompson, MD E. Gregory Thompson, MD is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He earned his bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana, and his medical degree from Rush Medical College. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Washington School of Medicine, and served as staff physician at the Boise VA Medical Center and clinical instructor for physicians in training at the University of Washington. Dr. Thompson joined St. Luke's Internal Medicine in 2003.
Dr. Roger Turcotte Roger Turcotte, MD is board certified in internal medicine and specializes in primary care for adults, including treatment of diabetes, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease. He earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Gonzaga University and his medical degree from the University of Washington. He completed his internship and residency in primary care internal medicine at the University of Colorado.
Sorcha Cusack PA-C Sorcha Cusack PA-C graduated from the Idaho State University Physician Assistant Program. She has been in practice since 2009.
Jessica Hadfield, FNP, MSN Jessica C. Hadfield, AGNP is a qualified adult geriatric primary care nurse practitioner. Her practice is open to new patients age 65 and over. She provides comprehensive ambulatory geriatric medical care in collaboration with Dr. Stephen Montamat. She also provides ambulatory care for adult patients of physicians at St. Luke's Clinic Internal Medicine as needed. Jessica earned her master's degree in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania in 2013.
Tyley Nelson, FNP, MSN Tyley Nelson, FNP, MSN is a board certified family nurse practitioner. She earned her BS degree in nursing from Boise State University and her Master of Nursing degree from Gonzaga University. She has worked for St. Luke's since 1995, and joined St. Luke's Internal Medicine in 2003.
Cherish Smith, PA-C Cherish Smith, PA-C is a physician assistant with more than 10 years of experience in rural family medicine, and urgent care. Her practice goal is to empower patients to lead healthier, more active, independent lives. She earned her Master of Science degree in physician assistant studies from the University of Southern Missouri and her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New Mexico.

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.


Please print and complete the New Patient Data Sheet, and bring it to your first appointment.
New Patient Data Sheet


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. For refills, contact 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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