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Welcome to

FAMILY HEALTH CARE

Boise's true Family Practice for over 30 years

Five Dedicated Professionals

FULL-SERVICE EXPERT CARE

Over 90 years of combined medical experience is available to you and your family

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EVENING APPOINTMENTS

SAME DAY APPOINTMENTS

(208) 377-5166

Your health care and your convenience are our priority
Call today and be seen today

Be proactive with your health

Preventative Exams and Wellness

Establish a good baseline for your overall health
Provides for early detection of illnesses and ailments.

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Health Care Products

Skin Care and Wellness

Talk with your health care provider to explore ways
to improve your well-being using natural products.

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Five Dedicated Professionals

FULL-SERVICE EXPERT CARE

Over 90 years of combined medical experience is available to you and your family

Read more

Health Care Products

Vitamins and Supplements

Talk with us to naturally address and reduce the effects of illnesses
and to get a preventative step ahead of those conditions we may have inherited.

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Be proactive with your health

Preventative Exams and Wellness

Establish a good baseline for your overall health
Provides for early detection of illnesses and ailments.

Read more

EVENING APPOINTMENTS

SAME DAY APPOINTMENTS

(208) 377-5166

Your health care and your convenience are our priority
Call today and be seen today

Welcome to Family Health Care

It is our mission to provide the highest quality comprehensive health care in the entire Treasure Valley. We focus on empowering patients to take optimal care of themselves, ensuring a long, healthy and happy life.

Location and Hours

Right on the campus of St. Alphonsus Hospital

Medical Care Providers

Click on any image to meet our complete staff

img Dr. David Ballance
MD

Dr. Ballance received his undergraduate degree from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon and attended medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.

After completing his residency in New York State, Dr. Ballance returned home to Idaho with his wife Liz, to raise their family and started practicing as an MD at Family Health Care in 1998.

img Dr. Jane Young
RN, MSN, CRNP, ND

Dr. Jane Young is the founder of Family Health Care. Leading the way for Nurse Practitioners in Idaho and around the country, she is proud to own an independent family practice offering quality patient care.

In 2004, she was among the 1st to attain a Nursing Doctorate from Case Western University. She has earned recognition as a published author and researcher, and has lectured at Boise State University.

img Joslyn Dresser
BSN, RN, MSN, FNP-C

Joslyn Dresser earned her Bachelor's of Nursing from the Lewis-Clark SC in Lewiston Idaho, and later her Master's in Nursing from Gonzaga University. Born and raised in Boise, she shares our love of Idaho and the values that make the Treasure Valley special.

She has special interest in Women's Health, Pediatrics, and chronic care. Joslyn takes a personal stake in her patients' healthcare journey.

img Erin Murphy
PA-C, MPAS

Erin Murphy received her Bachelors degree in Health Science Studies right here at Boise State University, and continued her Physician Assistant education at Northern Arizona University.

She brings experience in preventative medicine and chronic disease management, and also special interest in caring for patients in their "Golden Years". Erin values empowering her patients to take an active role in their healthcare, working together to achieve goals to maintain and improve health.

img Mary Swanson
BSN, RN, MSN, FNP-C

Mary Swanson earned her Bachelor's of Nursing in 2002 from the University of Texas (Health Science Center), and later her Master's in Nursing, becoming a Family Nurse Practioner in 2005.

Originally from Steamboat Colorado, Mary has experience in Family Care, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, and Women's Health, and is fluent in French and Spanish.

"This is an amazing office, everybody from receptionists to the actual providers are the most caring, understanding and amazing individuals. They actually care about their patients."

Chris C

"Jane is the absolute best ever!! And the front office people are wonderful. Patient since '96 and don't see that changing."

Cassie O

"I've been treated and cared for at Family Health like I was family. Professional, no pressure, but still great help and direction."

Larry K

"Excellent professional care, never rushed. They LISTEN to you and truly work with you. I've been treated here over twenty years and would not think of changing."

Joanne S