C. Scott Humphrey, Orthopedic Surgeon - Founder of Humphrey Shoulder Clinic
C. Scott Humphrey

C. Scott Humphrey, MD

Carl "Scott" Humphrey, MD, is a fellowship-trained shoulder specialist and board certified orthopedic surgeon. In addition to providing non-operative treatments, he routinely performs minimally-invasive rotator cuff repair surgery, shoulder instability repairs, and shoulder replacement surgery. Dr. Humphrey is Idaho's first doctor to be admitted to the prestigious American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES), and is a fellowship director who trains other surgeons who wish to specialize in shoulder surgery. He is credited as the inventor on 10 U.S. medical-device patents. Dr. Humphrey has authored multiple scientific articles and textbook chapters pertaining to shoulder surgery. He founded the Humphrey Shoulder Clinic (formerly Boise Shoulder Clinic) in 2006.

A graduate of the University of Oregon, he attended the University Of Utah School Of Medicine in Salt Lake City, UT. Dr. Humphrey completed orthopedic surgery residency at the combined program of the University of Nebraska Medical Center/Creighton University. He completed a fellowship (an additional year of surgical training) to subspecialize in surgery of the shoulder and upper extremity with Tom R. Norris, MD, and H. Relton McCarroll, MD at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, CA.

Dr. Humphrey grew up in Idaho. He enjoys white-water rafting, fly fishing, and skiing.

Christi E. Franks, RN, MSN, FNP-BC

Christi E. Franks, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, began working with Dr. Humphrey in Fall of 2021. She enjoys orthopaedics and is skilled at treating and diagnosing a variety of shoulder conditions. She is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner though the prestigious American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

She received her Master’s degree from Frontier Nursing University, a top tier graduate nursing program, with high honors. Her background includes women’s health, family medicine, and oncology. She has worked for Intermountain Healthcare and Huntsman Cancer Center in Southern Utah and has also been a respected family healthcare provider in the Treasure Valley for the last six years.

Christi grew up in Southern Utah and relocated to the Treasure Valley in 2015. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, gardening, and biking.

Christi routinely performs shoulder examinations, x-rays, corticosteroid injections, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections, and assists Dr. Humphrey with multiple procedures.

Christi E. Franks, RN, MSN, FNP-BC - Shoulder Surgeon at Humphrey Shoulder Clinic
Christi E. Franks


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