Jennifer Wistisen, PA-C*

Specialty: Bariatric Physician Assistant

We are pleased to introduce Jennifer Wistisen, PA-c, certified bariatric physician assistant. She works closely with Dr. Tammy Fouse, bariatric and general surgeon at Bingham Memorial Hospital.

Jen works with bariatric patients struggling with obesity and is involved in all aspects of patient care. She teaches preoperative patient education classes, evaluates patients prior to surgery, plans short- and long-term patient care, assists Dr. Fouse during bariatric surgery procedures, and carries out postoperative patient follow-up visits. She is instrumental coordinating with our dieticians, mental health professionals, nurses, physicians, and insurance authorization experts to ensure the success of her patient’s healthcare plans and weight-loss goals. Jen also has experience in surgical performance, personality disorder treatments, emergency and internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and dermatology.

Jen earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology as well as her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho.

Jen enjoys spending time with her three children: Gabriel, Jayden, and Jensen. They like camping, fishing, and riding jet skis on the lakes of southeast Idaho. Jen is often found in the stands or in the audience cheering on her children as they participate in many activities, such as theater, sports, and band. She and her kids also love traveling and plan to go on more medical missions in the future. Personally, Jen loves running and has completed eight half marathons and hopes to run many more. She loves spending as much time outside as possible, especially digging in her flower beds.

Jen is currently practicing at Bingham Memorial’s Weight Loss Center. She is always welcoming new patients and appointments can be scheduled by calling: (208) 782-2444.

*This provider proudly participates in the Bingham Direct Program.

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