"Dr. Packer received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology from Idaho State University in 1993. He received his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Science in Des Moines, IA in 1997. After completing a Family Practice Residency through the University of Iowa he returned to his home state of Idaho. Dr. Packer has served as a Chairman of Department of Family Medicine and has served 6 years on the EIRMC Hospital Board of Directors. He has also been the recipient of the Frist Humanitarian Award from ERIMC. Dr. Packer enjoys the full spectrum of Family medicine, caring for newborn babies to geriatrics and everything in between (excluding obstetrics). He enjoys building a relationship with his patients, and believes that is so important for continuity of care. He approaches your healthcare as a partnership, where you work with him to optimize your health and improve the quality of your life."
"Family First Medical Center offers full-spectrum family medicine throughout Idaho Falls and surrounding areas. From newborn medicine all the way through adult and geriatric medicine, we strive to give you the best care, no matter your age. We specialize in preventative medicine, providing better overall health for you and your family. With a team of patient-focused providers, we are dedicated to treating you like we would treat our own family members. No one in your family should ever wonder where to go for medical care. Come here first."