To reach the on-call physician, call (208) 463-7300. If this is an emergency, call 911 immediately or go directly to the nearest emergency department. Same-day appointments for urgent needs are available every Tuesday and Thursday from 5-6 p.m. This service alternates between our W. St. Luke's Dr. office and our office at 3165 E. Greenhurst in Nampa. Please call (208) 463-7300 or (208) 463-7330 to find out which location is available. Same-day appointments are also available every Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at our Greenhurst clinic. Please call (208) 463-7330 for more information.
Michael McRae, DO works to promote longevity while helping maintain an excellent quality of life. For this reason, he has a special interest in cardiometabolic health.
Dr. McRae focuses on preventing and treating diabetes, fatty liver disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and obesity. He prefers lifestyle changes to address and even reverse these conditions whenever possible. He recognizes these changes can be difficult and tries to avoid causing feelings of guilt and shame when developing plans that fit with an individual's desires.
Dr. McRae completed a fellowship in diabetology and sees patients specifically for type 1, type 2 and other forms of diabetes. During his training, he utilized the latest technologies such as insulin pumps, CGMs, and smart insulin pens which he tailors to patients' individual needs. Although diabetes can be expensive, he looks for ways to save patients money while still providing the best care available.
In his free time, Dr. McRae enjoys life with his wife and children by traveling, discovering new parks, making delicious food, and exploring the outdoors.
Sarah Porter, MD has professional interests ranging from nutrition and advanced reproductive care to migrant health and primary care counseling. She is skilled in and sensitive to the particular medical needs of the LGBTQ+ community, with additional training in relevant gender and sexual health issues. Dr. Porter always seeks to empower and educate her patients to partner in their health care.
Heather Powell, FNP-C is passionate about primary care and enjoys helping patients live healthy and active lifestyles. She emphasizes prevention in her practice, and encompasses diagnosis of common and complex ailments while managing illnesses for all ages and genders. She earned a bachelor's degree in microbiology from the University of Idaho and one in nursing from Idaho State University. Heather earned her master's degree in nursing, family nurse practitioner, from Frontier Nursing University.
Sean Rutschke, DO loves caring for patients of all ages. He has special interest in disease prevention and obesity medicine, and enjoys the challenge of managing chronic medical conditions. Dr. Rutschke is also certified in integrative medicine and his treatment approach focuses on optimizing traditional medical treatments and incorporating evidence-based complementary medicine methods including herbal medication, vitamins, and supplements.
Originally from Idaho, Dr. Rutschke enjoys being outdoors, fishing, and spending as much time as he can with his family.
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