Dr. Charles Needham is a board certified Cardiothoracic Surgeon with nearly 25 years of experience treating patients with conditions affecting the heart. Among the many services he provides, He has special expertise in minimally invasive valve surgeries, the Mini-Maze procedure and CABG surgeries.

Dr. Needham completed his medical training at the University of Health Sciences, The Chicago Medical School and did his residency at both the Dwight Davie Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Fort Gordon, Georgia, and the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. He has returned to Idaho where he earned his undergraduate degree at Boise State University.

In his free time, Dr. Needham enjoys spending time with his family and being in the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.


Medical School
The Chicago Medical School



Languages Spoken



Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Office Locations

East Falls Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
3200 Channing Way
Suite 205
Idaho Falls, ID 83404
Phone: 208-535-4580

Office Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed for lunch 12:00 to 1:00 pm