An Outstanding Health Care Team in Leadville

Lisa Zwerdlinger, MD

Lisa Zwerdlinger, MD - Leadville, CO Medical Director
Board-Certified: American Board of Family Medicine
Residency: Family Practice, University of Colorado  School of Medicine, Denver, CO
MD: University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO
Member: American Academy of Family Medicine, American Medical Association, Level II Workers’ Compensation Physician in Colorado
Awards: American Academy of Family Physicians Teaching Awards, Walking Stick Teaching Award, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2015, Voted Lake County’s Favorite Provider, 2015, Herald Democrat Newspaper
Associate Professor: University of Colorado School of Medicine

“I needed a career that would keep me challenged. Family practice gave me the opportunity to have a varied, patient-centered practice where I can get to know my patients and their families long-term. My goal is obtaining a complete picture of each patient’s health and wellness.

“I believe in shared medical decision-making and I enjoy being the medical advisor to the public health department, law enforcement, fire department, City of Leadville, Lake County, Public Schools, High Mountain Institute, Colorado Mountain College and Vail Mountain School. I am also on the faculty at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. I like taking care of the whole town with a full-spectrum family practice.

“I care a great deal about people and I am easily approachable. People know that if they need me, I’ll be there for them.”

In her spare time, Dr. Zwerdlinger enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, mountain biking,  ice climbing, skiing (telemark, alpine, skate) and snow biking.


Lauren Huffman, FNP

Lauren Huffman, FNP - Leadville, CO Family Nurse Practitioner- Certified
Certification: American Association of Nurse Practitioners
MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Regis University, Denver, CO
BSN: Nursing, Regis University, Denver, CO

"I have been a longtime resident of the Arkansas Valley; I am excited to learn and serve the community I grew up in. My goal is to work alongside my patients and encourage the well-being of the community."

In her spare time, Lauren enjoys fishing, hiking and working in the garden with her husband and dog.


Amy King, PA-C


Physician Assistant – Certified
Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
BMS: (Magna cum laude) Physician Assistant Studies, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL  
BSc: Microbiology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO (Minor in Spanish)
Awards: Voted Lake County Colorado’s Favorite Provider, 2012, Herald Democrat Newspaper
Member: American Academy of Physician Assistants
Faculty: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine

“I enjoy treating patients from birth to old age and seeing the wide range of medical issues that a family practice brings. In our small community, I like knowing my patients and their families well. I love seeing them at school, the grocery store, the ski hill, etc. It gives me an opportunity to really be able to understand my patients and what’s happening in their lives so I will be able to help them better.

“I believe it is important to treat the whole patient and look at many different ways we can help a patient by integrating different types of secondary services into their care. I want to help my patients live the life they want and do all the things they want to by optimizing their health and well-being.”

In her free time, Amy loves being with her husband and three children, mountain biking, skiing and running.


Kathryn Moulton, FNP


Family Nurse Practitioner – Certified
Certification: American Association of Nurse Practitioners Certifying Board
MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Downers Grove, IL
BSN: Nursing, Regis University, Denver Colorado
BS: Biology – Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO

Hello Leadville and Lake County! I am Kathryn Moulton, a passionate health care provider to patients of all ages and backgrounds. I look forward to being a part of a Rocky Mountain Family Practice, a practice that is fully committed to the community. Having been a registered nurse since 2012 and a certified nurse practitioner since 2017, I focus on whole-patient care in a variety of settings. My aim is to contribute to the health of my patients at Rocky Mountain Family Practice so they can achieve their health and lifestyle goals.

I received a BS in Biology from Fort Lewis College in Durango, a BS in Nursing from Regis University in Denver and an MS in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner from Chamberlain University in Downers Grove, IL. I'm certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Certifying Board as a nurse practitioner. When I am not working I enjoy traveling the world, mountain biking, and skiing and snowboarding


Sally Ayotte

Sally Ayotte - Leadville, CO Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist and Chef Educator 
BSc: Food and Nutrition, Framingham State College, Framingham, MA

Sally also attended Johnson & Wales University in Denver, CO. It is Sally's mission to use her unique skill set as a dietitian and chef to teach others how easy it can be to live a healthy lifestyle. She has a private practice where she offers nutrition counseling with the goal of facilitating long-term healthy lifestyle changes. She also provides nutrition consulting services to local agencies such as Head Start, Meals on Wheels/Congregate Meals and Starpoint. As a chef educator, Sally works with school food employees across the country assisting in the transition to healthy scratch-cooked meals for students. 


Kevin King, DC, CCSP

Kevin King, DC, CCSP - Leadville, CO Doctor of Chiropractic, Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician
BSc: Colorado State University
DC: Doctor of Chiropractic, Northwestern Health Sciences University
Certified: Chiropractic Sports Physician, Level 1 Workers’ Compensation Physician

Dr. King continued his education to help athletes at the school level and beyond. He has completed additional training, which includes dry needling, taping and therapeutic exercise. He has been practicing in Colorado since 2002 focusing on family and sports medicine. He uses manipulation, adjustments, dry needling/acupuncture, ultrasound and electrical stimulation to help address patients' overall musculoskeletal needs. 

Dr. King and his wife, Amy, have lived in Leadville since 2006.  Along with a passion for helping others, he keeps active chasing down their 10, 6 and 4 year old kids! He enjoys hiking, hunting, biking and spending time outdoors.


Learn more about patient-centered health care at Rocky Mountain Family Practice. Call 719.486.0500 or use our convenient Patient Portal to request an appointment. We welcome patients from Nathrop, Salida, Buena Vista, Leadville, Fairplay and nearby locations.



"I so appreciate Dr Lisa. She is hands down the most thorough doctor I have encountered yet- anytime I have any real concerns regarding my health, I make the extra effort to see Dr Lisa, even though I now live an hour away. I really appreciate that Dr Lisa listens to her patients' concerns, and covers all bases in addressing them, on all level."

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