About Tait Olaveson

Tait Olaveson, DO, joined East Falls General Surgery in 2013. Dr. Olaveson received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Oklahoma State University. Prior to that, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from the University of Utah.

Dr. Olaveson completed his surgical residency at Oklahoma State University Medical Center. He practiced as a physician at Sequoyah Memorial Medical Center, Muskogee VA Medical Center and has experience in emergency medicine and hospital coverage, including intensive care.

His certifications include advanced trauma life support, pediatric advanced life support, advanced cardiovascular life support and basic life support. He is also a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American Osteopathic Surgical Association.

In his spare time, Dr. Olaveson enjoys basketball, scuba diving, golf, hunting and equine.


Medical School
Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University Medical Center



Languages Spoken



General Surgery

Office Locations

East Falls Clinics - Channing Way
3200 Channing Way
Suite 205
Idaho Falls, ID 83404
Phone: (208) 535-4567

Office Hours

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