David C. Bartels, DO

Medical Oncologist, Owner/Founder of Beacon Cancer Care


Dr. David Bartels moved to Coeur d’Alene from Iowa in 2014 and quickly fell in love with North Idaho. Dr. Bartels and his wife Krista are dedicated to the community and wonderful residents of North Idaho. Together they enjoy many of the wonderful outdoor activities the area has to offer, with cycling, snow skiing and fly fishing being a few of Dr. Bartels’ favorites. They have a son, Eames, and a daughter on the way.

For Dr. Bartels, practicing medical oncology is a true passion. From the time he began pursuing medicine, he has always had a strong connection to cancer prevention and treatment, and he is dedicated to the advancement of the field and especially to providing exceptional care to all of his patients. As many of them will attest, Dr. Bartels always goes above and beyond for his patients.

Practice Locations
Coeur d'Alene & St. Maries

Dr. Bartels completed his medical school training at Des Moines University, an osteopathic medical school in Iowa. He chose to pursue osteopathic medicine due to its integrative and whole-person approach to medical care, which is particularly relevant and beneficial in the world of oncology. He received his Internal Medicine and Hematology-Oncology training from nationally ranked and highly respected programs at the University of Iowa. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.


Areas of Practice
Medical Oncology