The Importance of Well-Child Visits at All Ages

By Steven Smith, M.D. Parents know how important it is for babies to see their pediatricians regularly. We check the child’s weight and height, make sure they’re on track developmentally and answer any questions or concerns the parents have. Some parents don’t see the need for their children to have routine visits after about age Read More...

Protect Your Skin All Year Round

By Matthew Bender, M.D. Adequate protection from the sun – photoprotection – is an important part of overall skin health and preventing skin cancer and the signs of aging. This means using sunscreen, photoprotective clothing and exercising common sense regarding sun exposure all year round. It’s important to use a “broad spectrum” sunscreen, meaning it Read More...

Welcome Patrick Stowell, M.D.

Primary Health Medical Group is pleased to welcome Patrick Stowell, M.D., to our Caldwell clinic. Dr. Stowell is an established family physician in Canyon County and will be accepting new patients beginning January 20, 2014. A graduate of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Dr. Stowell completed his residency at Family Practice Residency of Read More...

Now Offering BOTOX® Cosmetic, Latisse® and EltaMD® Skincare

Primary Health Medical Group dermatologist Dr. Matthew Bender is pleased to offer three exceptional new products at his State Street clinic in Boise. BOTOX® Cosmetic is one of the most effective ways of reducing the appearance of wrinkles around the eyes and between the brows. Results last approximately 4 months, but your results may vary. Read More...

Sore Throat vs. Strep Throat

Nobody likes the idea of having their winter activities interrupted by a scratchy or irritated throat. While a sore throat is a common symptom of the cold or flu, it could also be symptomatic of a streptococcus bacteria, or strep throat. This bacteria causes an infection in the throat that is very painful, and typically Read More...

ER vs Urgent Care: Know the Differences

It’s natural to want to use the emergency room when you or your family has an accident, gets sick or needs medical assistance. For life-threatening emergencies, the ER is the appropriate care choice. But for broken bones, lacerations requiring stitches, flu and cough, allergies, infections, and more, Primary Health Medical Group clinics are a more convenient and affordable choice. Read More...

NEW Downtown Clinic Now Open!!

Primary Health Medical Group is proud to announce our brand new clinic has opened in Downtown Boise. The new clinic is located on Myrtle and 3rd Street in a building that was  retrofitted to better serve our patients.  The new Downtown Clinic provides better access to those working and living near downtown Boise, the north end, and elsewhere in the Treasure Valley. Urgent Read More...

Find a Family Doctor

If you’ve resolved to take better care of your health, the new year is a great time to start. Primary Health Medical Group has family doctors accepting new patients across the Treasure Valley. If you’re not sure which doctor to choose, you can Meet the Providers right here on our website before you call. Some Read More...

The Caldwell Clinic has Moved!!

The Primary Health Medical Group Caldwell Clinic has relocated. This new clinic is located on Cleveland Blvd near Ustick Road in Caldwell. This clinic allows for better access for patients, while giving Primary Health the opportunity to remain in the community.   Read More...

Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records

Primary Health Medical Group is not only the first health care organization in the state of Idaho to have a physician successfully attest to the Meaningful Use of electronic health records, but also have multiple physicians. 22 in fact. James Weiss, MD, a Family Physician at the Primary Health Medical Group Meridian Clinic achieved the Read More...

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