"Getting Back to the Healthcare You Deserve"


Dr. Cherese Tarter, DNP
Medical Director/Owner

Dr. Cherese Tarter Is an award winning, board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and the owner of Tarter Family Medicine. Dr. Tarter has been practicing in Idaho for more than 18 years and provides full service primary care for all ages. She uses a patient centered model of care and opened her practice so patients could "get back to the healthcare they deserve".

Shawnee Montierth, FNP-C
Family Nurse Practitioner

Shawnee Montierth is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner that has been serving the Treasure Valley for several years. Her practice experience includes Women's Health, Family Practice, and Internal Medicine. She enjoys traveling, reading, watching movies, and spending time with her husband, sons, and dogs.

Support Staff

Laura Carter
Assitant Office Manager

Laura is the first person you will meet at the front desk. She is the assistant office manager with several years of experience in various medical management support roles. Her interests include baking and spending time with her family.

Rachel Duarte, MA
Medical Assistant

Rachel graduated from the Milan Institute as a Medical Assistant. Her years of experience include Family Practice, Internal Medicine, and Dermatology. She enjoys spending time with family and loves to watch her children play sports.

Maricela Duarte, MA
Medical Assistant

Maricela graduated from Carrington College as a Medical Assistant. Her experience includes family practice and she is fluent in Spanish. She enjoys spending time with her family.

Dan Tarter, BBA
Office Manager/Owner

Dan graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. He is the office manager, and co-owner with Dr. Cherese Tarter. Dan keeps the operation of the business running smoothly with his experience and oversight. You will never see him in an exam room, but he will keep the lights on for you!

Evelyn Tarter
Business Consultant

Evelyn is a retired, successful business owner. You may recognize her as the owner of Evelyn's Bridal in Ontario and Boise. Evelyn was the inspiration for us to start Tarter Family Medicine. She contributes her business expertise to the day to day operations of our practice. She has experience in business ownership, management, bookkeeping and is a master seamstress. Most importantly, when the staff needs to be taken care of, she is there for all of us. We are very blessed to work with Evelyn, a living legend.