Dr. Julie K. Gunther, MD

Dr. Julie K. Gunther, MD

Family Medicine | Female | 41 years old

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Julie Gunther, MD is board certified in family medicine and is a fellow with the American Academy of Family Physicians. She is passionate about restoring the physician patient relationship through simplified, modern healthcare. To learn more visit sparkmd.org.Read more

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Dr. Gunther is an Idaho native, a Harvard graduate, a University of Washington School of Medicine graduate and a Board...Read more

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in Ft Collins, CO |
We have known Dr. Gunther for several years. While we have moved out of state, my family still consults with Dr. Gunther from time to time. With her extensive medical knowledge coupled with a compassionate personalty, you are well cared for. Dr. Gunther takes medical results and breaks it down so that the patient understands. Dr. Gunther has sound business acumen and the new SPARK MD business model is successful because it is the right combination for affordable medical care.
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Dr. Gunther is an Idaho native, a Harvard graduate, a University of Washington School of Medicine graduate and a Board Certified Family Physician.

She is owner and physician at sparkMD, a direct primary care practice in downtown Boise. Through direct-to-patient pricing and care, sparkMD is rejuvenating the physician patient relationship.

sparkMD and Dr. Gunther do not bill insurance. With an in-house pharmacy, same day visits, 24/7 electronic access by phone/text/email, sparkMD is using modern resources to transform health care back to 'what it used to be'.

If you'd like to learn more about direct primary care, please visit our website at sparkmd.org or our facebook page "sparkMDclinic."

Dr. Gunther's Care Philosophy

Julie Gunther, MD is board certified in family medicine and is a fellow with the American Academy of Family Physicians. She is passionate about restoring the physician patient relationship through simplified, modern healthcare. To learn more visit sparkmd.org.

Dr. Gunther says...

Dr. Gunther is family medicine trained to take care of all people of all ages throughout their lives. She provides comprehensive wellness care, urgent care, minor emergency care and does a variety of procedures including laceration repairs, skin biopsies, pap smears and many more.

She is Board Certified but 50 years ago would have been called a 'generalist'. She is also a direct primary care doctor-- a modern version of the old-fashioned community doctor. She no longer bills insurance, but accepts a flat-monthly payment from her patient-members.

Dr. Gunther's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice and Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Why It Matters: Dr. Gunther's Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Washington

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    Ball Mem Hosp

    Completed in 2007

  • Residency Hospital
    Ball Mem Hosp

    Completed in 2009

  • Undergraduate School
    Harvard University

    Graduated in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination

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