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Address: 850 W. Ironwood Dr. Suite 301-A
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208.770.3536

Fax: 208.770.3546

Hours:

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 8AM-5PM

Tuesday: 8AM-5PM

Wednesday: 8AM-5PM

Thursday: 8AM-5PM

Friday: 8AM-5PM

Saturday: Closed

Northwest Institute for Digestive Surgery

Address: 750 N. Syringa St. Post Falls, ID. 83854

Providers

Stefan Yakel, DO

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Dr. Stefan Yakel DO is a highly skilled and board-certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, specializing in minimally invasive spine procedures. With a fellowship training from the renowned Twin Cities Spine Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Dr. Yakel is well-versed in the latest techniques and advancements in the field. 

Dr. Yakel’s philosophy is to isolate the true cause of the patient’s pain and direct a targeted approach of treatment that will minimize the amount of surgery needed. Often this results in no surgical intervention.

Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Yakel completed his Orthopedic Residency in Corvallis, Oregon, where he developed a special interest in minimally invasive spine techniques. 

Currently, Dr. Yakel practices in Coeur d’ Alene alongside his esteemed colleague and friend, Dr. Doug Blaty. Together, they provide exceptional Orthopedic Spine care to their patients.

Outside of his profession, Dr. Yakel enjoys spending quality time with his wonderful wife and two children. He also stays active by engaging in various physical activities, including snow skiing and water sports. 

Dr. Yakel’s commitment to excellence and passion for his work make him a trusted and respected Orthopedic Spine Surgeon who is dedicated to improving the lives of his patients.

Premier Spine

850 W. Ironwood Dr. Suite 301-A
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814

Phone: (208) 770-3536
Fax: (208) 770-3546

Sarah Frank, APRN, AGACNP-BC, CPNP-PC, RNFA

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Sarah’s medical career began when she became a nurse in Illinois and then worked in California and Wyoming. She has served as a flight nurse for Wyoming Life Flight, an emergency room nurse and an ICU nurse. To achieve her goal of being a Nurse Practitioner, she obtained a Master of Nursing degree from Walden University, specializing in Adult Gerontology/Acute Care, she also has her Post Master’s Certificate from Maryville University specializing in the pediatric population in primary care. She has been working in orthopedics for the last 4 years, specializinginspinecare. Sheenjoystailoringtreatmentplansforthose suffering with spine ailments, this includes functional movement and strength training. She enjoys assisting Dr. Yakel in the OR and seeing people do amazing after surgery! Sarah and her husband of 11 years have two boys age 11 and 8. They love spending time getting to explore Coeur d’ Alene by wake surfing or being outside. She is an avid fitness enthusiast and enjoys eating well and staying healthy.

Premier Spine

850 W. Ironwood Dr. Suite 301-A
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814

Phone: (208) 770-3536
Fax: (208) 770-3546

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