Dr. Ludwig was born in Detroit but raised in Pocatello, Idaho. After high school, he spent 2 years as a missionary in South Africa and became fluent in Afrikaans. Upon returning, he graduated from Idaho State University with a degree in Zoology. Dr. Ludwig then went to Des Moines University for medical school and then McKay-Dee hospital in Ogden, Utah for residency where he was chief resident. He is board certified in Family Medicine and is a Certified Medical Director (CMD). He is adjunct faculty for the Dept. of Family Medicine at the University of Utah and Pacific Northwest University.
Dr. Ludwig is a co-founder of Pioneer Family Medicine PLLC, M&L Properties, Treasure Valley Medical Directors PLLC, CABJ Investments, and All Care Hospice. He co-directs 11 skilled nursing facilities, along with home health, hospice, and assisted living facilities. He has been married to his wife, Bethany, for over 25 years and has twin daughters and 2 sons. He enjoys traveling, playing golf, and watching movies.