Saint Alphonsus Health System

Meet our Doctors

To make an appointment with one of our cardiologists please call 208-367-2328 (BEAT).

Christopher Alessi, MD, FACS, RPVI

Christopher Alessi, MD, FACS, RPVI

Education: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (General Surgery)
Fellowship: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Vascular Surgery)
Board-certified: General Surgery (2005); Vascular Surgery (2007)


Jennifer Anderson, MD, PhD

Jennifer Anderson, MD, PhD

Education: University of Washington School of Medicine
Doctorate: University of Washington, Nutritional Science
Fellowship: Wake Forest University Cardiology Fellow / Research Fellow Program
Specialties: General Cardiology, Women's Cardiology

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Wes Arlein, MD, FACS

Wes Arlein, MD, FACS

Education: Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
Fellowship: Boston VA Combined Vascular Fellowship, Vascular; University of Minnesota, General Surgery, Wound Healing
Board-certified: Vascular Surgery


Randy Byrd, MD, FACC, FAHA

Randall Byrd, MD, FACC, FAHA

Education: Emory University School of Medicine
Residency: Louisiana State University Medical Center
Fellowship: San Francisco General Hospital
Board-certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Certified Lipidology
Specialties: General Cardiology, Lipidology

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Michael Codina, MD, FACC

Michael Codina, MD, FACC

Education: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Internship: University of Nevada School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Board-certified: Cardiovascular Diseases, Internal Medicine Hospital
Specialties: General Cardiology

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Stephen M. Fall, MD, FACC

Stephen M. Fall, MD, FACC

Education: Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University
Residency: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Fellowship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Board-certified: General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery


Steven J. Fonken, MD, FACC

Steven J. Fonken, MD, FACC

Education: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residency: University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Department of Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Arizona College of Medicine
Board-certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology
Specialties: Interventional Cardiology


Alex C. Johnson, MD, FACC

Alex C. Johnson, MD, FACC

Education: Oregon Health Science University School of Medicine, 2003
Residency: University of Virginia Medical Center
Fellowship: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Board-certified: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology


Stephen Jones, MD, FACC

Stephen Jones, MD, FACC

Education: Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 1983
Residency: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1995
Board-certified: Thoracic Surgery; General Surgery


Beth Malasky, MD, FACC

Beth Malasky, MD, FACC

Education: New Jersey Medical School
Residency: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Fellowship: Beth Israel Medical Center
Board-certified: Internal Medicine; Cardiology
Specialties: General Cardiology, Women's Cardiology


Timothy Moore, MD

Timothy Moore, MD

Education: Baylor University Medical School - Waco, TX
Fellowship: Baylor University Medical School - Waco, TX
Board-certified: Cardiovascular Diseases
Specialties: General Cardiology
Care philosophy: "As a cardiologist I know that many times patients come to me and they are worried about what is unknown. My patients can expect me to listen to what they say and work with them as we develop their care plan."

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David F. Oakes, MD, IBHRE

David F. Oakes, MD, IBHRE

Education: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Residency: UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship: Tufts University School of Medicine
Board-certified: Internal Medicine; Electrophysiology
Specialties: Cardiac Electrophysiology


Mark Parent, MD, FACC

Mark Parent, MD, FACC

Education: University of South Florida
Residency: LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT
Internship: LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT
Fellowship: Martinez VA Hospital
Board-certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
Specialties: Interventional Cardiology


Peter Roan, MD, FACC

Peter Roan, MD, FACC

Education: University of Michigan Medical School
Residency: Charity Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana
Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern
Board-certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Critical Care, Interventional Cardiology
Specialties: Interventional Cardiology

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Donald Stott, MD, FSCAI

Donald Stott, MD, FSCAI

Education: Oregon Health Science Center
Residency: Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital
Internship: Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital
Fellowship: Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital
Board-certified: Internal Medicine
Specialties: General Cardiology


Margot Vloka, MD

Margot Vloka, MD

Education: Medical University of Warsaw
Residency: St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Fellowship: St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Board-certified: Clinical Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Hospital and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine
Specialties: Cardiac Electrophysiology

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Steven Writer, MD, FACC

Steven Writer, MD, FACC

Education: St. Louis University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Washington School of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals
Internship: University of Southern California- Los Angeles County Hospital
Fellowship: University of Utah School of Medicine
Board-certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology
Specialties:
Interventional Cardiology

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