Dr. Affleck received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University, received his Doctorate of Medicine from The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD and completed his otolaryngology residency at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (Wilford Hall and Brooke Army Medical Centers) in San Antonio, TX. He served 24 years in the United States Air Force, retiring as a Colonel. After his military retirement, Dr. Affleck returned to his home state of Idaho in 2013 to be close to family. He practices all aspects of otolaryngology including pediatrics, head and neck cancer, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, otology, laryngology, sinus and sleep surgery and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and successfully renewed his certification in 2012. He joined Southwest Idaho Ear, Nose and Throat in 2016 to provide services in our Nampa office.
Eric T. Garner, MD
Specializes in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He received his undergraduate degree at Brigham Young University and his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine, at Gainesville, Florida. He did his residency in Otolaryngology at the Medical Center Hospital at San Antonio, Texas. He was certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology in October 1989.
Arthur C. Jones, III, MD
Specializes in head and neck surgery. He received his undergraduate degree from the College of Idaho and his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Washington University in St. Louis. He has been certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology in 1979.
Peter Killian, MD
Specializes in the treatment of chronic sinus disease. He completed his undergraduate degree at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, received his Doctorate of Medicine from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD and completed his otolaryngology residency at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, CA in 2006. Dr. Killian obtained board certification by the American Board of Otolaryngology in 2007. After resigning honorably as a full Navy Commander, Dr. Killian completed a fellowship in Rhinology & Anterior Skull Base Surgery at the California Sinus Centers in Palo Alto, CA. He is currently Idaho’s only otolaryngologist with fellowship training in Rhinology.
DelRay Maughan, MD
Received his undergraduate degree from Harvard and his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Colorado. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington. He has been certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology in November 1983.
Todd Rustad, MD
Dr. Rustad specializes in surgery of the thyroid and parathyroid glands, nasal and sinus surgery, and in facial plastic surgery. He graduated with a degree in chemistry from St. Olaf College, where he was named the Albert Finholt scholar in 1985. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Duke University School of Medicine, graduating with honors in 1990, and participated in basic cancer research for one year at the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg Germany. He completed his residency training at the University of Michigan and served as Chief Resident in 1996. He then served on the faculty while completing a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgery there in 1997. Dr. Rustad has been board certified in Otolaryngology since 1997 and in Facial Plastic Surgery since 2000. He moved to Boise with his wife and children in 1997.
Matthew Schwarz, MD
Specializes in head and neck cancer, thyroid and parathyroid disorders, salivary gland tumors, sinus surgery, and sleep apnea. He grew up in Boise and graduated from the College of Idaho as the Gipson Scholar in Biomedical Sciences. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University Of Washington School of Medicine and completed his residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Schwarz returned to Boise with his wife and family in 1993. Dr. Schwarz is Board Certified in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery (Oto/HNS), is a member of the American Academy of Oto/HNS, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, American Medical Association and the Ada County Medical Society.
Ryan Van De Graaff, MD
Specializes in otology and laryngology. He was raised in Orem, Utah and completed his undergraduate degree in Zoology with a minor in German Literature from Brigham Young University in 1994. Dr. Van De Graaff graduated from the University of Utah Medical School in 1998 and completed his otolaryngology residency in 2003 at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado. He has been board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology since 2004 and successfully renewed his certification in 2014. After practicing in Lincoln, Nebraska for five years, he relocated to Boise with his family and joined Southwest Idaho Ear, Nose and Throat in 2008.
Thomas F. Douthit, PA
Received his undergraduate degree from Boise State University and his Physician Assistant training from the University of Washington. He completed his Masters of Physician Assistant Studies with an emphasis in otolaryngology from the University of Nebraska. Tom has been certified by the NCCPA since 2003.
Shannon Gardiner, PA-C
Shannon received an undergraduate degree in biology and a degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Idaho State University. She is a member of the Idaho Medical Association, Idaho Academy of Physician Assistants, and American Academy of Physician Assistants. Shannon has been certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants since 2002. She began her focus in ear, nose and throat illnesses in 2014 at Saltzer ENT Clinic and joined Southwest Idaho Ear, Nose, and Throat in 2016.
Shalise Adams, Au.D.
Received her doctorate degree in audiology from Utah State University. Shalise specializes in adult hearing loss, pediatric hearing loss, and hearing aids.
Spencer Cheshire, Au.D
Received his doctorate degree in audiology from Utah State University. He specializes in hearing loss evaluation, hearing aids, and balance disorders.
Cory Workman, AuD
Dr. Workman earned his doctoral degree in 2013 from Idaho State University. During his clinical residency, Dr. Workman gained extensive expertise in vestibular assessment, pediatric and adult diagnostics, aural rehabilitation, implantable devices, and selection and fitting of hearing aids. Originally from Pocatello, he has spent 3 years in Grand Junction, Colorado finishing his clinical education and working as an audiologist before moving to the Treasure Valley.
Dr. Workman served on the board of directors for the National Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) for 2 years and was president of the ISU SAA chapter. He also served as the president of the Colorado Academy of Audiology from 2014-2015. He has previous experience in sales and counseling as well as management. He brings an honest no non-sense approach to working with his patients.
When he is not in the office, Dr. Workman enjoys the outdoors, especially mountain biking and skiing. He is excited to serve patients in the Treasure Valley.