Dr. Cherese Tarter, DNP

Dr. Cherese Tarter, DNP

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 48
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Dr. Cherese Tarter, DNP is a family medicine specialist in Meridian, ID and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from University of Alabama in 2011 and specializes in family medicine and nursing (nurse practitioner).Read her story

1560 N Crestmont Dr Ste A

Meridian, ID 83642

Contact Information

(208) 650-4888

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Tarter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tarter "Dr. Cherese Tarter Is an award winning, board certified family nurse practitioner and the owner of Tarter Family Medicine. Dr. Tarter has been practicing in Idaho for more than 17 years and provides full service primary care for all ages. She uses a patient centered model of care and opened her practice so patients could "get back to the healthcare they deserve"."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tarter "Patient centered family practice and lap band aftercare. I'm your partner in health and will work with you to manage illness and prevent disease."


  • Family Medicine
  • Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

Board Certifications

Dr. Tarter does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)


  • Biopsy
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Well Woman Health Examination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Graceland University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University of Alabama
    Medical School | Graduated 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Tarter has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Tarter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tarter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tarter to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Tarter's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Tarter Says:

Come try out my new office!  I think you will love the more personalized care!  

Patient Comments (4)

I have copd and high blood pressure! I got very sick while on vacation in idaho. She knew exactly what need to be done. She gave me samples of breathing meds. I was back on my feet soon. The front staff were very kind and helpful. My wait time was about 15 mins. I have waited a lot longer at my...more
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in Bountiful, UT |
We have had incredible experiences with Dr. Tarter. Very good bedside manner, very observant, great diagnostician, and an excellent listener. Our whole family goes to her & I've never been more impressed.
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in Meridian |
Very unprofessional as well as short and rude. A routine check that should not of taken as long as it did. I will be finding another professional that is courteous, thoughtful and manages time more effectively.
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in Nampa, ID |
Scheduling the appt was time consuming and even after confirming appt I received numerous email reminders about my appt. 5 in total with a 5 day window. She was 30 minutes late, which happens, but no apology or acknowledgment was offered. Felt she was very worried about how she was going to bill...more
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Dr. Tarter accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna PPO
    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
  • Moda Health
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • PacificSource
  • PHCS
  • 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
  • SelectHealth
  • Wise Provider Networks
    Wise Provider Networks PPO

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