Dr. Sheila Giffen, MD

Dr. Sheila Giffen, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 47
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sheila Giffen, MD is a family medicine specialist in Boise, ID. She graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine and specializes in family medicine.

1055 N Curtis Rd

Boise, ID 83706

Contact Information

(208) 302-5100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Corizon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Idaho Physicians Network (IPN)
  • LifeWise
  • 10 More

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Dr. Giffen's Experience

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Dr. Giffen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
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  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Giffen "Treating the mind, the body, the spirit to the best of my abilities every patient, every time."
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Angina
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Emphysema
  • Endometriosis
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Fatigue
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Spermatocele
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stress
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Allergy Shots
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • Blood Culture for Bacteria
  • Breast Exam
  • Casting
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Circumcision
  • Colposcopy
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Enema
  • Erythropoietin Test
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Feces Culture, Bacteria
  • Flu Shot
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Joint Injection
  • Lab Service
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn and Well-Child Care
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
  • Preventive Care
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Procedures
  • Splinting
  • Stress Test
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Vasectomy
  • Viral Culture
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination
  • X-Ray

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Background Check

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Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information 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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Giffen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Giffen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Giffen to family and friends
4.7
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Giffen's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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Dr. Giffen is the best ob and pediatrician I have ever had. Out of all the doctors I have had for my self and my self she is rated at the top of my list I would love to go back to her being my doctor and my children's doctor.
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Dr. Giffen accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Trinity Health Plan
  • Altius Health Plans
    Altius Health Plans HMO
    Altius Health Plans POS
    Altius Health Plans PPO
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
    Blue Cross of Idaho HMO
    Blue Cross of Idaho POS
    Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
  • 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
    Humana HMO
    Humana POS
    Humana PPO
  • Idaho Physicians Network (IPN)
  • LifeWise
  • Medicaid of Idaho
  • Medicaid of Oregon
    DMAP
  • Moda Health
    Gold
    Silver
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network POS
    PHCS Network PPO
  • PacificSource
  • PHCS
    PHCS EPO
    PHCS POS
    PHCS 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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Hospitals where Dr. Giffen has admitting privileges

St. Luke's Boise Medical Center
190 E Bannock St
Boise, ID 83712
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