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Dr. Paula Carvalho, MD

Critical Care Medicine ·  Female · Age 62

Dr. Carvalho

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group

1075 N Curtis Rd Boise, ID 83706

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(208) 302-2000

Dr. Paula Carvalho, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Boise, ID. She graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine and specializes in critical care medicine, pulmonary disease, and more.

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(208) 302-2000

Dr. Carvalho accepts the following insurance:

Aetna PPO
Trinity Health Plan
Altius Health Plans
Altius Health Plans HMO
Altius Health Plans POS
Altius Health Plans PPO
Blue Cross of Idaho
True Blue Connected Care HMO-POS
Corizon Health
First Choice Health
First Choice Health HMO
First Choice Health POS
First Choice Health PPO
Health Net
Health Net HMO
Health Net POS
Health Net PPO
Humana HMO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Idaho Physicians Network (IPN)
Medicaid of Idaho
Medicaid of Oregon
Moda Health
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan PPO
Providence Health Plans
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon PPO
Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance
Wise Provider Networks
Wise Provider Networks PPO

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Dr. Carvalho's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Hypoxemia
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intubation
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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What People Say About Dr. Paula Carvalho, MD
She was my first doctor at the VA from 2003-2006. Loved her! Knew I would get stuff done whenever I came in for service.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

It's all about the patient. We must always treat the patient the way we would wish to be treated and provide their medical care to the very best of our ability.


  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease


University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Medical School


  • Portuguese
  • English


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors,
  • University of Washington Teaching Scholar,
  • WWAMI Teacher of the Year,
  • Idaho Medical Teacher of the Year,
  • University of Washington-Excellence in Teaching,

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