Dr. Thomas Pintar is a native of Wisconsin who completed his training in Internal Medicine and Nephrology from the University of Wisconsin in Madison where he also served as Chief Medical Resident.
His focus is on quality medical care and outcomes, and the development of personal and professional long-term relationships with his patients and his peers. Prior to joining Idaho Nephrology Associates, Dr. Pintar practiced in Fort Wayne, Indiana for 12 years. He enjoys all aspects of consultative Nephrology practice, including fluid and electrolyte diseases, complex cases of glomerulonephritis, care of dialysis patients, and kidney transplant care.
He served as associate director of a kidney transplant program for four years prior to moving to Boise. He is keenly interested in kidney transplant patients and their aftercare. He has a special interest in the care of patients on dialysis and especially home dialysis modalities that he feels give patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) the best opportunity to be successful with their kidney disease therapy.