Dr. Sheila Giffen, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Female • Age 44

471 E Baybrook Ct
Boise, ID 83706
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St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center
190 East Bannock Street
Boise, ID 83712
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
1055 North Curtis Road
Boise, ID 83706

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
471 E Baybrook Ct
Boise, ID 83706
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    Dr. Giffen's Experience

    Dr. Giffen's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
    1
    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Allergy Shots
    • Birth Control
    • Blood Culture for Bacteria
    • Breast Exam
    • Casting
    • Circumcision
    • Colposcopy
    • Enema
    • Erythropoietin Test
    • Estrogen Replacement Therapy
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Feces Culture, Bacteria
    • Flu Shot
    • Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Immunization
    • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
    • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
    • Joint Injection
    • Lab Service
    • Newborn and Well-Child Care
    • Pap Smear
    • Pelvic Exams
    • Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
    • Preventive Care
    • Skin Lesion Biopsy
    • Skin Procedures
    • Splinting
    • Stress Test
    • Vaccination
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    • Vasectomy
    • Viral Culture
    • Wart Removal
    • Wellness Physical Examination
    • X-Ray
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    2
    • Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Anemia
    • Angina
    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • Burn Injuries
    • Common Cold
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Endometriosis
    • Enlarged Prostate
    • Fatigue
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Gout
    • Hypertension
    • Influenza (Flu)
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Menopause
    • Metabolic Disorders
    • Obesity
    • Osteoporosis
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Shingles
    • Sinusitis
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Stress
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Idaho.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Washington School Of Medicine

    Internship Hospital

    Family Medicine Residency of Idaho

    Residency Hospital

    Family Medicine Residency of Idaho
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Giffen & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Giffen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

    • St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Giffen

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Giffen to family and friends

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 8 responses
    shorter than
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    Experience with Dr. Giffen
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
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    471 E Baybrook Ct
    Boise, ID 83706
    (208) 367-4250 (Office)
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