2840 S Meridian Rd, Meridian, ID 83642

Our Providers

Dr. Erik Richardson

Dr. Erik Richardson

Dr. Erik Richardson is a family medicine physician who provides care for patients of all ages in the South Meridian clinic.

Dr. Richardson graduated from Brigham Young University and later earned his medical degree at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Mo. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he completed his residency at Eglin Family Medicine Residency Clinic, Eglin AFB in Florida.

He moved to the Treasure Valley in 2011 from Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he was stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base. There he spent 4 years as the Medical Director of the Kirtland AFB Family Practice Clinic.

Dr. Richardson had a rewarding experience in the Air Force providing medical care to our brave men and women in uniform. He is particularly proud to serve our troops while deployed to Iraq.

Dr. Richardson loves spending time with his family. He and his wife have 5 children. In the little free time that he has, He loves being outdoors, traveling, photography, video editing, fishing and shooting sports.

His practice is general family medicine of all ages, and he loves the diversity and long-term relationships with his patients.  Dr. Richardson specializes in adult medicine problems and diagnostics, but still loves pediatric and adolescent medicine. His special passion is in educating patients to achieve the best health possible. He shares this passion with his patients and the world through his YouTube Channel “FamilyMed with Dr. Richardson”

He is fluent in Spanish.

Dr. Richardson would love the opportunity to provide your family with the highest quality of medical care.

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Elaine Davidson, MD

Elaine Davidson, MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician and longtime local physician. She is a cofounder of Ridgeview Family Health. Her goal is to be part of a group that gets away from the corporate medical clinic environment and goes back to the roots of what you want from your family practice office – a small intimate clinic where you and your family are known and cared for by a health care team that you trust.

A graduate of the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, VA., she completed her residency at the Family Practice Residency of Idaho in Boise. Dr. Davidson earned a bachelor’s degree in biology at Eastern Mennonite College in Harrisonburg, VA. Following residency, she worked for a migrant and community health clinic in Nyssa, OR before joining Saltzer Health in 1995. She worked for another community health clinic in Spokane, WA 2002-2005 and then moved back to Idaho and rejoined Saltzer.

A native of Virginia, she quickly fell in love with Idaho and the outdoors way of life here, then met her husband here, and so here she stayed!! The Davidsons have three children and four grandchildren. Her personal interests include singing, playing piano, cooking, baking, hiking, travelling, golfing (just a beginner), and spending as much time as possible with her grandchildren!

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Denise Peruski FNP-C

Denise Peruski FNP-C, is a family nurse practitioner who you can find working in our family medicine clinic. She gained her Master and Bachelors of Nursing from Grand Canyon University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Fitness in Preventive and Rehabilitation and Rehabilitative Programs/Exercise Physiology from Central Michigan University.

She has also held positions at the Boise State University Health Clinic for several years, urgent care clinics, Heart and Vascular in Phoenix, and worked at facilities for people who struggle with eating disorders, substance abuse and mental health.

She is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, backpacking, yoga and hanging with her husband, friends and rescue dogs. She thrives on keeping up with the most current evidence-based practice and assisting clients to navigate through our complex healthcare system finding the most affordable treatment options.

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Skyler Ellsworth

Skyler Ellsworth is a Physician Assistant who has a deep love for healthcare and serving patients. Skyler is an Idaho native and enjoys giving back to the community he grew up in.

Skyler obtained his Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Touro University in Nevada and his Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Brigham Young University. Skyler has been working in Family Medicine and urgent care settings since graduation and is dedicated to helping patients get the best care possible.

Skyler is dedicated to staying up to date on best practice guidelines and helping his patient’s live a healthy and functional life. Skyler has special interests in sports medicine, preventative medicine and helping patients conquer their chronic conditions. He also holds certification in Wilderness Medicine.

Skyler is active in the community and loves the outdoors. When Skyler is not at work he loves being with his wife and 3 boys. They can usually be found on their motorcycles, hiking, camping, playing sports, swimming and going to church.

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Erin DeHaven

Erin is a highly skilled physician assistant with a strong educational background and extensive clinical experience. She earned her bachelor's degree in physician assistant studies from Pennsylvania College of Technology in 2005, followed by a master's degree in physician assistant studies from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

With a passion for providing comprehensive healthcare, Erin has worked in various settings, including urgent care and family medicine in rural Idaho and the Treasure Valley area. Her experience encompasses the management of both routine and acute medical issues, allowing her to deliver evidence based, quality care to her patients.

One of Erin’s core values is fostering open communication with her patients. She strives to create a welcoming and comfortable environment where patients feel empowered to discuss their health concerns openly.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Erin enjoys quality time outdoors with her husband and two daughters.

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Rebecca Beck

Rebecca Beck couldn’t be more honored to work at Ridgeview Family health. With a passion for patient-centered care and a commitment to improving health outcomes within communities, she has 10 years of experience in primary care. Her journey in healthcare began with a five-year history of clinical experience as a registered nurse (RN) in Boise, ID. This is where she honed her skills in holistic patient care and developed a profound understanding of the challenges individuals and families face in maintaining their health and wellness.

She earned her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree with a specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, KY. As a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C), she maintains an advanced practice certification and stays updated on the latest evidence-based practices and guidelines in primary care.

Throughout her career, she has had the privilege of serving diverse populations across the lifespan, from pediatrics to geriatrics. Her clinical practice encompasses health promotion, disease prevention, diagnosis, and management of acute and chronic illnesses. Whether it's conducting comprehensive health assessments, developing personalized care plans, or empowering patients through education and counseling, she is committed to fostering collaborative relationships built on trust, respect, and empathy.

Outside of her professional endeavors, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, daughter, and dog.