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Pediatric Critical Care

Families can rely on the largest and most experienced Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Idaho at St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital. Our highly trained team is dedicated to saving the lives and protecting the brains and bodies of young, critically ill patients. Utilizing the most advanced technology available, we care for children who have serious respiratory problems such as pneumonia or asthma; are recovering from complex surgeries or injuries; are dependent on medical technology such as ventilators; or are experiencing organ failure.

  • Facilities & Locations

The pediatric team at Idaho’s only children’s hospital is dedicated to providing specialized care in a safe, comforting and family-friendly setting.


  • Location & Contact Info

    190 E. Bannock St.
    Boise, ID 83712
    208-706-5437

Providers

  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Pediatrics

    Biography

    Derrick J. N. Dauplaise, MD earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry and his medical degree from the University of South Florida. He completed his residency in pediatrics and fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Pediatric Critical Care

    Biography

    Paul W. Jansen, MD is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. He earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Southern College in Collegedale, TN, and a master's degree in business administration from Gonzaga University.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     
  • Pediatric Critical Care

    Biography

    Erin Powell, MD is an attending pediatric intensivist who provides care for critically ill infants and children in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital. 

    Dr. Powell earned her medical degree from the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa. Following residency and fellowship training at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Dr. Powell was an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Kentucky where she was also an associate director for the pediatric residency program, the advanced development director for pediatrics, and medical director of pediatric resuscitation.

    Dr. Powell received the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Critical Care Small Grants Award for Young Investigators in 2015 and the American Thoracic Society Section on Medical Education Research Grant in 2021 for her work in medical education. She has received numerous teaching awards and participates in committee work for several national organizations. 

    Outside of work, Dr. Powell enjoys spending time outside being active with her husband and daughter.

  • Pediatric Critical Care

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     
  • Pediatric Critical Care

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
     

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