Karen Lochhead, MD, MS


Dr. Karen Lochhead joined Colorado Kidney Care in 2018 and sees patients at our office in Lafayette.  She attended the University of Notre Dame then went on to medical school at the University of Virginia. She completed an Internal Medicine residency and Chief Resident/Transplant year at the University of Wisconsin.  She did her Nephrology fellowship and a Masters degree in Epidemiology at the University of Washington.  She has lived in Boulder for the past seventeen years and has worked in both private practice and as a hospitalist at Good Samaritan Medical Center, and has served as Medical Director of the DaVita Loveland Dialysis Unit.

Dr. Lochhead enjoys connecting with patients and sharing their stories.  Her interests include critical care, transplantation and chronic dialysis.

She lives in Boulder where she and her husband have raised three daughters and enjoy skiing, horses, biking, running, music, good books, movies and travel.