Dr. Tara Whitaker, MD

Dr. Tara Whitaker, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 37
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Tara Whitaker, MD is a family medicine specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 2011 and specializes in family medicine.Read her story

1520 W State St Ste 100

Boise, ID 83702

Contact Information

(208) 947-7700

Insurance Accepted

  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Whitaker's Experience

Dr. Whitaker'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
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Whitaker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Whitaker "Dr. Whitaker is board certified in family medicine. Her professional interests include preventive care, newborn care, pediatrics,women's health, sexual health, family planning,and care of older adults. She earned her bachelor's degree in comparative history of ideas with a focus on medical history and ethics from the University of Washington,where she also earned her medical degree with a focus on medically under served populations. Dr. Whitaker was inducted in tot he Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society in 2010 and completed her residency training in Boise at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho in 2014. She joined Capital City Family Medicine in July 2014."


  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Dr. Whitaker does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated


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  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mole Removal
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Neonatal Care
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Nexplanon® Etonogestrel Implant
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Stitches
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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.


  • University Of Washington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • Family Medicine Residency Of Idaho
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Family Medicine Residency Of Idaho
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Whitaker has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Whitaker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whitaker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitaker to family and friends
based on 19 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Whitaker's Performance

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Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Honestly, this was the worst doctors visit i've ever had. I used to work in a doctors office so i fully understand these reviews but i do feel like a little feedback could help here. The entire clinic was not on the same page from making my appt to the actual appt to leaving to following up. The MA...more
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Dr.Tara Whitaker did not want to treat me as her patient to begin with with. It takes a caring compassionate physician to treat to someone with depression. The third time she had "gotten busy and forgot my medication" I was done.. This was her way of getting rid of me. Sadly her notes have left me...more
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Dear Tracy, I sincerely apologize for your experience and if you are still struggling to find care, I want to assure you that my staff and I are committed to helping you in any way that we can. If you are still in the area and would like to discuss this further at any time, I would be more than happy to assist you. Best, Dr. Whitaker and staff and Capital City Family Medicine

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