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Pediatric Pulmonology

Our pediatric pulmonology team cares for infants, children, and adolescents with problems of the lungs and respiratory tract. We specialize in treatment for asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, bronchiolitis, congenital lung anomalies, cystic fibrosis, recurrent pneumonia, and other acute and chronic respiratory diseases.

Providers

  • Pediatric Pulmonology

    Biography

    P. Scott Smith, PA-C has experience in family medicine, internal medicine, urgent care, and pediatrics. He continually works to extend his knowledge of medicine and enjoys performing in-office procedures.

    Scott earned his master's degree at Oregon Health and Science School of Medicine. He earned his bachelor's degree from Boise State University and spent part of his junior year in New York through a national student exchange program.

    Scott was born and raised in Idaho. He and his family spend their time camping, motorcycle riding, backpacking, and hunting. He also enjoys running and loves everything outdoors.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
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  • Pediatric Pulmonology

    Biography

    Benjamin M. Tippets DO, MPH has special interests in asthma, cystic fibrosis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and children requiring home ventilation. In addition to the pediatric pulmonology clinic, he is involved in the multidisciplinary cystic fibrosis and tracheostomy and ventilator clinics, as well as outreach clinics in Fruitland and Twin Falls. He also participates with St Luke’s Sports Medicine and Justin Sports Medicine teams in providing arena-side care for rodeo performers.

    Prior to medical school, Dr. Tippets earned an associate’s degree in science from Rick’s College, a bachelor’s degree in zoology from Brigham Young University, and a master’s degree in public health from the University of Utah.

    In his free time, Dr. Tippets enjoys farming, woodworking, and spending time with his wife and family, including desert motorbike riding.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
    • St. Luke's Health Partner
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      These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

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