Althera Alternative Care

Sore Throat. Allergies. Ear pain. Prescription Refill. Our clinicians can treat many ailments and chronic conditions so you feel better faster.

Have a clinician visit at your convenience using your smartphone, tablet or computer 24 hours a day.


Althera Alternative Care provides full service primary care and management of chronic conditions. Our Direct Primary Care (DPC) model of practice charges a fixed monthly fee for members based on age. In a DPC practice, the patient pays the practice directly and the practice does not bill insurance for care.

Membership at Althera includes expedited access to your clinician, an annual wellness exam and care of acute and chronic conditions (details in enrollment section). Visits with clinicians are extended and unrushed and for your safety and convenience are supported by phone, text, video or email.  Members may contact their practitioner after hours and on weekends if need be.

Direct Primary Care Albuquerque


Althera Alternative Care
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James Driver
James Driver
21:11 08 Jun 21
Absolutely the best experience ever,the people are fabulous and I am gonna recommend to all my friends and the lady there Any is the best thanks guys for being number one.
amorette martinez
amorette martinez
23:47 24 Apr 21
Great and informative medical services provided by Dr. LeCesne. He provided detailed information, listened to my physical health issues and provided the support I needed. I would strongly recommend him to anyone looking for a good medical provider!
Steve Gallegos
Steve Gallegos
20:37 17 Apr 21
Enjoyed my virtual appointment with Todd LeCesne.I felt very comfortable with the interview. Looking forward to their services.
Ismael Morga
Ismael Morga
15:29 03 Apr 21
The services provided by Todd LeCesne were Great & Professional! Very understanding of my situation and was awesome to talk to. I highly recommend Althera Alternative Care. Thank You
jacob g
jacob g
21:20 07 Mar 21
Was a excellent experience. Todd was very educational, professional, empathetic and really helped a lot. He listened to my situation and was compassionate and able to help. I would definitely recommend his expertise in leading you down the right path... excellent company and definitely will be referring clients who needs the same assistance i received today!!!
Genevieve R.
Genevieve R.
14:12 03 Mar 21
The services provided were the most excellent I’ve experienced with a medical center. Todd was able to pinpoint what my symptoms were and give me many options to alleviate them. He went above and beyond to follow up to see how I was doing after my appointment. I would definitely recommend to anyone I know that wants this type of care.
Nicole Meyer
Nicole Meyer
11:05 16 Feb 21
They are the best!!!! Great Service, Totally Affordable. I've seen Todd 2x. Great person. I wouldn't go anywhere else for my card needs. Thanks for all of your compassion, and positive approach to healthcare.
Ray Garcia
Ray Garcia
22:31 29 Jan 21
Wonderful and smart staff. Everyone is so friendly, knowledgeable and attentive to their customers. Pleasantly surprised, I did not expect this level of service. Even the design of the shop I visited reflects the tasteful nature of the Althera culture.This will be my new go-to place for all my cannabis related medical needs.Thanks guys!
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Televisit: Care by Phone or Video

Althera’s board-certified clinicians are modernizing remote access to quality healthcare. We are professionally trained to use virtual technology to treat many non-emergency conditions. From medical to behavioral health to cannabis therapy to chronic conditions, our clinicians can help you with many common and chronic conditions via video-conference for a live consultation

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Althera offers medical cannabis consultations – Our doctor has the expertise to evaluate and recommend medical cannabis for several medical conditions. We also offer Medical cannabis card and Annual Renewals

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Walk-In Alternative Clinic in Albuquerque - PAY AT TIME OF SERVICE

If you are interested in seeing a clinician but are not covered under one of our membership plans, we will still see you!  We also offer a simple ‘pay at time of service’ fee for episodic care of non-members.

Removing third party plan rules lets providers command their own destiny.

Simplifying the payment channels removes complexity and waste.

Patients notice the difference in a care delivery system that revolves around them, and are willing to pay for it.

Rekindling a pure doctor-patient relationship makes everyone more healthy!


Althera clinic specializes in the evidence based care of acute and chronic conditions, sports injuries and pain in joints. The multi-disciplinary direct primary care (DPC) clinic promotes wellness through a focus on lifestyle change, herbal remedies and non-THC containing cannabis based remedies and nutraceuticals.

To create a viable and profitable clinic, Althera has recruited complementary and alternative medicine professionals to provide care for patients of all ages. Althera practitioners focus on diagnosing and treating conditions while emphasizing health promotion, maintenance, disease prevention, and patient education.


Membership plans offer additional benefits and increased convenience.  Pay monthly, yearly or a simple flat fee at the time of service. See our Pricing Menu for Medical Services.

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