Infectious Diseases Physicians 

Beacon Center for Infectious Disease
1136 Alpine Ave., Suite 205
Boulder CO 80304


kingMarkkingMarkkingMark Mark D. King, M.D. 

Dr. King is board certified in infectious diseases and internal medicine. At Boulder Community Health, he treats a wide range of infectious diseases. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He completed his internal medicine residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and an infectious disease fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine. He went on to earn his Master of Science in Clinical Research at Emory University.

Dr. King has lectured and published articles on numerous infectious disease topics, including antimicrobial resistance, tuberculosis, antibiotic therapy and complications related to HIV/AIDS. He belongs to the Infectious Disease Society of America, the Society for Health Care Epidemiology of America and the Boulder County Medical Society.

During his free time, Dr. King enjoys gardening, cooking, hiking, mountain biking and skiing. 

Alicia Maltzman, NP Alicia Maltzman, N.P.

Ms. Maltzman is a board-certified nurse practitioner. She received her undergraduate degree with honors from the University of California at Los Angeles. She studied in Costa Rica and France before earning her master of science in nursing degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. While at Vanderbilt, she was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society.

Ms. Maltzman is a member of the American Academy of HIV Medicine and is ACRN certified by the HIV/AIDS Nursing Certification Board.  She is committed to providing high quality medical care and understands the importance of an integrated model of care.  She focuses on seeing patients living with HIV/AIDS.

Amie Meditz, MDAmie Meditz, M.D.

Dr. Amie Meditz is board certified in infectious diseases and internal medicine. After completing her undergraduate degree at Austin College in Sherman, TX, Dr. Meditz received her medical degree and internal medicine training from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. She subsequently completed a fellowship in infectious disease at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 2006. 

Before joining the Beacon Center for Infectious Disease in 2013, Dr. Meditz was an assistant professor at the University of Colorado, where her original scientific investigations led to more than 20 articles in peer reviewed scientific journals. Additionally, she received awards in 2012 and 2013 recognizing her outstanding leadership skills and excellence in patient care and research.

Dr. Meditz manages the full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient infectious disease problems. She lives in the Boulder area with her husband and enjoys cooking, hiking, riding horses, running and road biking.

pujet1pujet1Heather Pujet, MD Heather Pujet, M.D.

Dr. Pujet is board certified in infectious disease and internal medicine. She came to Boulder from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, where she completed a fellowship focusing on HIV and AIDS.

Dr. Pujet graduated from the University of California Irvine College of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency at Harvard Medical School's program at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She has received numerous awards for her outstanding work, including the Massachusetts Infectious Disease Society Edward Kass Award for clinical excellence in infectious disease in 2003 and the Arnold Dunnie Award for extraordinary care during residency in 1999.

An avid traveler, Dr. Pujet has worked in clinics in Honduras and Ecuador. She is a member of the Infectious Disease Society of America, the HIV Medical Association and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

She sees patients for HIV/AIDS, general infectious diseases and travel medicine needs.

Dr. Rao Arathi Rao, M.D.

Dr. Rao is board certified in infectious diseases and internal medicine.  In addition to previously practicing in South Carolina, Dr. Rao has researched and published extensively on various infectious diseases, including HIV, rheumatic fever, sepsis, lyme meningitis and meningococcal septicemia.

Dr. Rao was born in Colorado and received her medical degree from Kasturba Medical College in India. She completed her internship and residency at Ohio’s Western Reserve Care System, where she received the Intern of the Year Award, and completed a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Brown University. 

She is a member of the American College of Physicians and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

tturner Todd D. Turner, M.D.

Dr. Turner is board certified in infectious diseases and internal medicine. He has particular expertise in bacterial resistance, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcal (MRSA) infections.

He came to the Beacon Center for Infectious Diseases from Washington, D.C., where he was in private practice for two years after completing his Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at George Washington University Hospital.

Dr. Turner received Bachelor’s degrees in biochemistry and molecular biology, as well as psychology, from Dartmouth College.   His medical degree is from the University of Louisville in Kentucky.

Dr. Turner and his wife fell in love with Colorado on their initial visit to our state and have plans to raise their family in the Boulder area.

In his free time, Dr. Turner enjoys hiking, playing golf, skiing and snowboarding.


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