Thomas Joseph Pintar , MD

Internal Medicine and Nephrology

(208) 501-8955

Idaho Nephrology Associates
5610 W Gage St Ste A
Boise, ID 83706


Dr. Thomas Pintar is a native of Wisconsin who completed his training in Internal Medicine and Nephrology from the University of Wisconsin in Madison where he also served as Chief Medical Resident. His focus is on quality medical care and outcomes, and the development of personal and professional long term relationships with his patients and his peers.Having been in practice in Fort Wayne, Indiana for the past 12 years, Dr. Pintar enjoys all aspects of consultative Nephrology practice, including: fluid and electrolyte diseases, complex cases of glomerulonephritis, care of dialysis patients, and kidney transplant care. He served as associate director of a kidney transplant program for four years prior to moving to Boise. He is keenly interested in kidney transplant patients and their aftercare. He has a special interest in the care of patients on dialysis and especially home dialysis modalities that he feels give patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) the best opportunity to be successful with their kidney disease therapy. Dr. Pintar feels that all patients can be trained to perform home dialysis with the benefits of improved outcomes and quality of life.Dr. Pintar believes that the key to Kidney Disease care resides in the education of patients and families and assisting them in making patient centered, informed decisions regarding their options for care.Dr. Pintar and his family are relocating to Boise, Idaho due to their love of the outdoors, and the wonderful opportunities that the city of Boise and the state of Idaho have to offer. In his free time, Dr. Pintar enjoys the outdoors and is an avid recreational road and mountain bicyclist, tri-athlete and is an avid cross-country skier and snowboarder. He also enjoys hunting, fishing and backcountry backpacking.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 27 Years

Languages Spoken: English , German and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine & Public Health

Graduation Date: in 1994

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • West Valley Medical Center
  • Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Baker City
  • St Luke's Boise Medical Center

Specialties: Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Affinity
  • Altius Provider Directory
  • BC ID ConnectedCare-Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance-Southwest
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross ID PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Encore Health Network
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • HealthSpan Access PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • Moda Health Connexus
  • Moda Health Summit
  • Moda Health Synergy Network
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Navigator
  • PacificSource PSN
  • Pacificsource PSN/Balance MRF
  • PacificSource SCN MRF
  • PacificSource SmartChoice
  • Pacificsource SmartChoice/SmartHealth MRF
  • PacificSource SmartHealth Oregon Members
  • PacificSource SmartHealth Standard MRF
  • PHP Select with Encircle
  • Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
  • Premera LifeWise Connect
  • Providence Choice Network
  • RealValue Network
  • Regence ID Preferred Provider Network
  • Regence Preferred - OR
  • Signature
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO
  • Voyager

Pintar's Office Information

Fax: []
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor Pintar's Other Office Information

St Alphonsus Medical Center
3325 Pocahontas Rd
Baker City, OR 97814

Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:


Four Rivers Da Vita Dialysis
515 East Ln
Ontario, OR 97914
(541) 889-9557

Fax:(541) 188-1872
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:


Davita Treasure Valley Dialysis Center 01836
3045 E St Lukes St Ste 105
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 887-2174

Fax:(208) 888-7943
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon6:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue6:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed6:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu6:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri6:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat6:00 AM-5:00 PM