About Us

As a direct primary care provider, we focus on you and your health without the influence of unnecessary third party restrictions. We see far fewer patients than a traditional insurance-based practice so we can provide you the best care possible.

Our patient benefits include full access to care without barriers. You’ll have more time with your doctor, easy access, no co-pays, and no limit on visits. This includes physicals, pediatric care, wellness education, chronic disease management, simple procedures, and more. Check out our full description of benefits here.

Meet the Doctor

Emily Zerba, D.O.

Founder and Family Medicine Physician

Dr. Emily Zerba is a Board-Certified physician in Family Medicine and by the North American Menopause Society with additional training and certifications in Integrative Medicine. She received her undergraduate degree in Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology with summa cum laude honors and completed her honors thesis in Stem Cell regulation from the University of Colorado.

After completing her medical education at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2017, Dr. Zerba then completed her residency at St. Anthony's Family Medicine program in Westminster, Colorado.

As an established physician in the Roaring Fork Valley, Dr. Zerba is excited to offer a new model of healthcare with Thrive Osteopathy and Direct Primary Care. Her approach is patient-centered and focuses on empowering her patients to take control of their health by promoting healthy lifestyle choices and disease prevention.

Dr. Zerba is committed to providing her patients with the highest quality of care and is passionate about staying up-to-date with the latest medical research and technology. She believes that a strong doctor-patient relationship is essential to providing the best possible care and takes the time to listen to her patients' concerns and answer their questions.

In addition to skiing, Dr. Zerba enjoys mountain biking, road biking, and being active in the outdoors with her family. Dr. Zerba is dedicated to serving her community and looks forward to providing comprehensive and personalized healthcare to all her patients.

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