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St. Luke's Children's Cardiology: Meridian

The team at St. Luke’s Children’s Cardiology in Meridian specializes in treatment and consultative services for children and adolescents from birth to age 18 with cardiovascular disease or cardiac-related signs or symptoms. We’re committed to delivering compassionate, expert care for your child.

We provide a full spectrum of pediatric cardiology services throughout the region for varying diagnoses, including but not limited to: chest pain, murmurs, dizziness, syncope, rhythm disorders, abnormal EKG, palpitations or abnormal heartbeat, congenital anomalies, hyperlipidemia, genetic diagnosis, and others.
  • Location & Contact Info

    520 S. Eagle Rd.
    Suite 2204
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208) 336-9188
    Fax: (208) 336-2636

    Accepting New Patients

    Yes
  • Office Hours

    Mon - Thu: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Fri: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Referral Required

    Yes
  • Before Your Visit

  • For Current Patients

  • After-hours & Weekends

    If you have a medical emergency, please call 911 or go directly to the Emergency Department. The on-call cardiologist is available by contacting the answering service at (208) 336-9188.

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    Heart Rhythm Problems: Symptoms

Providers

  • Pediatric Cardiology

    Biography

    Robert Adams, MD specializes in caring for children with a wide range of congenital and acquired heart diseases. His particular interest lies in echocardiography, including fetal, transthoracic, and transesophageal.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Pediatric Cardiology

    Biography

    Melissa Agoudemos, MD, PhD has special interest in pediatric cardiovascular imaging with a focus on fetal echocardiograms. She is passionate about working closely with families to develop understanding regarding the diagnosis and management of their children's cardiovascular disorders.

    While earning her medical degree, Melissa investigated the body's abilities to grow new blood vessels (angiogenesis) and the effects of maternal disease on the cardiovascular health of children.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Pediatric Cardiology

    Biography

    Gordon Mack, MD cares for children with a wide range of congenital and acquired heart diseases. His particular interests lie in echocardiography, cardiac catheterization, and pediatric thrombosis. He completed his pediatric cardiology fellowship at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. He trained in pediatric cardiac catheterization and pediatric clots in Edmonton.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

  • Pediatric Cardiology

    Biography

    Elizabeth “Tess” Vickers Saarel, MD, FAAP, FACC, FHRS has special expertise in heart rhythm disorders, sports cardiology, and syncope. She treats patients of all ages, including newborns, children, teens, adults, and pregnant women. Her goal is to improve the quality and longevity of life for adults and children born with heart problems.

    Prior to joining St. Luke’s, Dr. Saarel practiced cardiology at the University of Michigan, the University of Utah, Primary Children’s Medical Center, and the Cleveland Clinic. She is a professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at CWRU. Her academic research is in the prevention of sudden cardiac death in youth, the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders in children and adults with congenital heart disease, sports cardiology, and quality improvement.

    Dr. Saarel now serves on the executive committees for the Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society, the Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery for the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Cardiac Safety Research Consortium Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young Task Force, and the ACC National Cardiac Data IMPACT Registry. She also holds leadership positions at the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, and the Pediatric Heart Network. Past activities have included leadership in the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatrics Executive Committee for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety. 


    Availability

    Accepting new patients
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
      St. Luke's Health Partner

      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

    • Specialties, Conditions & Treatments

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Courageous Hearts of Idaho

Join our Support Group

Courageous Hearts of Idaho is the only pediatric heart disease support group in Idaho. We’re open to parents of children with heart disease, adults with congenital heart disease, extended families, caregivers, nurses—anyone who loves someone with a courageous heart.