Aspen Valley Primary Care

Better care for patients. Better health for all.










 

Call to make an appointment today
970.279.4111


Special Advisory Regarding Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Pitkin County Community Coronavirus Hotline is available for questions, concerns and prescreening of the coronavirus. Please call 970-429-6186. The hotline is staffed daily from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. If you have symptoms like cough, fever and shortness of breath, do NOT go to the AVH Emergency Department (ED). Call the Pitkin County Community Coronavirus Hotline or call your regular doctor first for phone screening and further instructions. In order to prevent the spread of illness, it is important to call ahead before going to see a doctor.

  • If you experience severe respiratory distress and/or need immediate attention, call 9-1-1 and let them know you are concerned you may have COVID-19.
  • If you're over 60 and you have underlying conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and lung disease, come up with a plan with your doctor to identify your health risks for COVID-19 and how to manage symptoms. Contact your doctor right away if you do have symptoms.
If you need to visit Aspen Valley Primary Care with concerns about COVID-19, please call 970-279-4111​ — before you arrive. Thank you for helping us maintain our clinic as a safe place of care.
 

Medical care for your whole family – in Aspen and Basalt.
 
Aspen Valley Primary Care is Aspen Valley Hospital's new family medicine and internal medicine practice with locations in Aspen and Basalt. The clinic offers comprehensive medical care for adults and children, focused on health and wellness, disease management and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses. Benefit from a team-based approach to a vast array of resources, including behavioral health, nutritional counseling and more. We accept Medicare and Medicaid patients. Our Primary Care clinic is part of Aspen Valley Hospital's Center for Medical Care.

Services

  • Annual Physicals
  • Chronic Health Management
  • Post-hospital Care Coordination
  • Medicare Wellness Visits
  • Immunizations
  • Acute and Urgent Care
  • Pediatric Care
  • Well-woman Exams
  • Skin Cancer Screenings
  • Acupuncture
  • Laser Skin Treatments
  • DOT Physicals

Your Primary Care Physicians

Karen Locke, MD
Medical School: University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas
Residency: University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Certification: The American Board of Family Medicine



Kelly Locke, MD
Medical School: University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas
Residency: University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Certification: The American Board of Family Medicine



​Michael Plachta, MD
Medical School: University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
Residency: University of South Carolina, Colombia, South Carolina
Certification: The American Board of Family Medicine



Edward Wiese, MD
Medical School: University of Western Ontario
Residency: University of Western Ontario
Certification: The American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinic Hours and Location

Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Aspen | 0401 Castle Creek Road
Basalt | 1460 East Valley Road, Suite 103


After-Hours on call 24/7
Se habla español.

Call for an appointment

970.279.4111

 

0401 Castle Creek Road
Aspen, CO 81611
970.925.1120

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