Primary Care Providers

Your First Call for Basic Medical Care

Primary Care is a medical specialty devoted to personal, comprehensive and continuing health care for people of all ages. At San Luis Valley Health, our primary care teams concentrate on treating the entire family, throughout the lifespan, from children to seniors. At Stuart Avenue Clinic in Alamosa, your care team surrounds you with team-based care.

At the Stuart Avenue Clinic in Alamosa, call (719) 589-8082 for same day appointments for acute illnesses, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. If you are feeling sick with the flu or other illnesses and cannot be seen by your primary care doctor, don't wait for the symptoms to get worse.

Why Primary Care?

Primary Care Providers play one of the most important roles in the American healthcare system. Over time our practitioners are able to get a complete picture of the health of an entire family, practice preventive medicine, and keep people more healthy.

When specialized services or additional care is needed, our team assists you by making referrals.

What Do Primary Care Providers Do?

  • Diagnose and treat illness
  • Provide preventive care
  • Deliver routine checkups
  • Conduct health risk assessments
  • Give immunizations
  • Screening tests

They are also trained in dealing with basic skin problems such as acne and rashes.

Not sure where to go for care?

Check out this ER vs. Primary Care - Where for Care guide.

Primary care services are offered at:


Stuart Ave Clinic - (719) 589-8082
Stuart Ave Clinic fax - (719) 587-6354
Providers are Mallori Gariner, FNP-C, Ed Kulp, PA-C, Sarah McAlpine, DO, Elisa Mullikin, PA-C, Nuwan Pilapitiya, MD, Ginger Smith, FNP-C, Melissa Voutsalath, DO, and Mugabe Walker, MD, CMD.


La Jara Clinic - (719) 274-5000
La Jara Clinic fax - (719) 274-4111
Providers are Kalee Chavez-Miller, FNP-C & Thomas Doncaster, DO.

Antonito Clinic - (719) 376-2308
Antonito Clinic fax -(719) 376-2395
Providers are Clint Sowards, DO and Brian Jackson, PA-C.


Monte Vista Community Clinic - (719) 852-9400
Monte Vista fax - (719) 852-9400
Providers are Amy Cheatwood-Johnston, FNP-C and Orlando DeHerrera, DO.