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Dr. James Olson, MD

Colorectal Surgery
3.6 (42)
Map Pin Small Boise, ID
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Olson, MD

Dr. James Olson, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Boise, ID. They specialize in Colorectal Surgery, has 28 years of experience, and is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery. They graduated from G WASHINGTON UNIV SCH MED & HLTH SCI and is affiliated with St. Luke's Boise Medical Center and Treasure Valley Hospital. Dr. Olson, completed a residency at University of Colorado Health Science Center. Patients rated Dr. Olson an average 3.6 star rating.

Dr. Olson works at Practice in Boise, ID. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Olson's Office Locations

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    Susan J. Hegstad M.d. PA
    222 N 2nd St Ste 102, Boise, ID 83702 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (208) 424-0280
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    Treasure Valley Hospital
    8800 W Emerald St, Boise, ID 83704 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (208) 424-0280

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  • St. Luke's Boise Medical Center
  • Treasure Valley Hospital

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    About Dr. James Olson, MD

    Specialties
    • Colorectal Surgery
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    Years of Experience
    • 28 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1912992249
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
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    Residency
    • University of Colorado Health Science Center
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    • University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
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    Medical Education
    • G WASHINGTON UNIV SCH MED & HLTH SCI
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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