Janet Lynn Otto, MD

5.0 out of 5 
Clinics / Affiliations: 


777 Hospital Way
South Medical Office Building, Suite 101
Pocatello, ID 83201
208-232-2195 / 208-233-2603
Office Hours: 
Mon-Thurs 8-5pm, Fri 8-12pm
Board Certified: 
American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Diseases
Education & Training: 
University Of Utah School Of Medicine, Medical School
University of Utah School of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals, Residency
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Residency
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Internship
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Fellowship

Janet Lynn Otto, MD is a Cardiac Electrophysiologist / Heart Rhythm Specialist at Portneuf Medical Center, Pocatello, serving patients in a multi-State region.

Board Certifications include

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Heart Failure / Heart Transplant
  • Internal Medicine (Past Certification)

Dr. Otto's surgical experience of nearly three decades

  • 7,000+ Pacemakers and ICD implants
  • 2,000+ Heart Rhythm Ablations
  • 185+ WATCHMAN FLX implants in patients ages 38 to 92

After a commission in the U.S. Navy, a Bachelor of Science degree from BYU Provo in Mechanical Engineering, and subsequent work at NASA aerospace sub-contractor in Brigham City, Dr. Otto decided to go into medicine. She earned her M.D. from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City. Further training in Cardiology and eventually in Electrophysiology took her to Philadelphia and Denver.

Distinctions during training included

  • Student Body President - University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Alpha Omega Medical Honor Society - University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Outstanding Cardiac Fellow - University of Colorado School of Medicine

Dr. Otto has served these distinguished medical organizations

  • University of Colorado Medical Center / Denver, Colorado
  • George E. Wahlen Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Center / Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Deaconess Billings Clinic / Billings, Montana
  • Flagstaff Medical Center / Flagstaff, Arizona
  • Intermountain Healthcare / St. George, Utah
  • Portneuf Medical Center / Pocatello, Idaho

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Featured Reviews



Dr. Otto is such A amazing Dr. She listens and makes sure you understand everything. Thank you Dr. Otto

   — Sandi Weekes


Dr. Otto was wonderful! She was very kind, respectful and professional. I highly recommend her as a cardiologist.

   — S Griff


Dr Otto has performed several proceeded on me over the last few years. She is always professional and caring. She takes the time to explain things in an easy to understand way. I would trust her again with my life and already have 3 times.

   — Steven Welker


Friendly staff. I really like Dr. Otto. She is very confident and listens to what you say. She explains things and makes sure you have a good understanding of what and how she feels is the best way to treat you.

   — Pam Miller