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


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


Charles M. Rasmussen, MD, FACC

Charles M. Rasmussen, MD, FACC

Education: University of California, San Diego
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Internship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Fellowship: University of California, San Diego Medical Center
Board-certified: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology
Specialties: Invasive/Non-Invasive Cardiology

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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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