Monday-Thursday: 8-5 Closed for lunch 12-1
Friday: 8-4 Open through lunch
Research suggests that your family doctor can help to keep you out of the emergency room and operating room. A 20-year study proves that regular visits to your family doctor (primary care) improves "health outcomes, including all-cause, cancer, heart disease, stroke, and infant mortality; low birth weight; life expectancy; and self-rated health." People are less likely to be hospitalized and death rates are lower for heart disease, stroke, and cancer.
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Advanced Providers in Our Office
Our family medicine office has three nurse practitioners (NP's) practicing with Dr. Erikson. NP's are registered nurses who complete a master's degree.
Americans make over 1.06 billion visits to NPs annually. These providers are a trusted part of Dr. Erikson's health care team.
You deserve the best healthcare Idaho Falls has to offer. We are committed to providing that for you and your family. You will be treated with compassion and respect from our practice. Family Medicine involves many hours of behind-the-scenes coordination of labs, x-rays and test results, coordination with specialists, and communication with facilities throughout region. Dr. Erikson's Family Practice will take care of the needs of you and your loved ones, with a smile on their face.
Each of our Nurse Practitioners is also board certified.
From Our Blog
Do I really need sunscreen when it is cloudy? Although cloud cover provides some protection, the simple answer is “Yes.” Even when it is cloudy, there is a significant amount of ultraviolet radiation that still reaches the Earth’s surface. In fact, the relative risk of sunburn might actually be higher when it is cloudy because … Read More
If I feel fine! Do I really need to take blood pressure medication? This is a question that actually comes up fairly often at the clinic. The reason that we treat high blood pressure (HBP) is not because your HBP makes you “feel bad.” We treat it because we are trying to prevent damage to … Read More
Another year has come and gone. It seems to be true that ‘the older we get the faster the years go by.’ Now instead of trying to focus on New Year’s Resolutions (which the majority of people have already broken, or will break within the next week), let’s instead talk about a different way of … Read More
When should you begin prostate screnings? Historically, annual screening for prostate cancer starts around age 50 (earlier for patients with a family history of prostate cancer) and the screening consisted of a digital rectal examination (DRE) to evaluate the prostate, as well as checking a blood test called the Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA). Recently these recommendations … Read More
It is getting to that time of year again where we start to see a lot more fevers in our kids. A fever is the body’s normal response to several different conditions, most commonly from an infection. Common infections in kids include upper respiratory infections (colds), gastroenteritis (stomach flu), ear infections, croup, bronchiolitis (RSV, etc.), … Read More
Congratulations to our October Breast Cancer Awareness Drawing Winner, Varinia Wood!
Thank you to Carrie and Imelda for having fun at Boo at the Zoo! They might have had more fun than the Trick or Treaters!