Dr. Sheila Giffen, MD

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Dr. Sheila Giffen, MD

Family Medicine | Female

Saint Alphonsus Medical Group 1055 N Curtis Rd, Boise, ID 83706 Get Directions
(208) 302-5100

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Treating the mind, the body, the spirit to the best of my abilities every patient, every time.
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4.7 based on 6 responses
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Anemia
  • Angina
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Endometriosis
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Fatigue
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Hypertension
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Menopause
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Shingles
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • Vasectomy
  • Viral Culture
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination
  • X-Ray

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Idaho.

  • 0
    Sanctions

    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.

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Washington School Of Medicine
  • Internship Hospital
    Family Medicine Residency Of Idaho
  • Residency Hospital
    Family Medicine Residency Of Idaho

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Affiliations

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Giffen's Office & Staff

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Dr. Giffen's Care Philosophy

Treating the mind, the body, the spirit to the best of my abilities every patient, every time.