Physician Ownership

Black Hills Surgical Hospital, LLP is partially owned by physicians and meets the federal definition of a physician owned hospital. All physicians having any ownership are as follows:

Angela K. Anderson, MD

Angela K. Anderson, MD

Rapid City Medical Center

2820 Mt. Rushmore Rd.
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (605) 342-3280
Web Address: www.rapidcitymedicalcenter.com

Specialty: Gynecology
Board Certified: Gynecology
Education: MD 1994 University of Illinois College of Medicine
Residency: Mercy Hospital & Medical Center 1994-1998

Trevor Anderson, MD

Trevor Anderson, MD

The Rehab Doctors

1136 Jackson Blvd.
Rapid City, SD 57702
Web Address: www.therehabdoctors.com

Specialty: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Board Certified: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Education: MD – 2006 – University of South Dakota School of Medicine
Residency: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Minnesota 2008-2011
Fellowship: Pain Management Center, Fairview Health Services, Minneapolis, 2011-2012

Mark Ballard, MD

Mark Ballard, MD

Ballard Gynecology

208 Federal Ave.
Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 791-4442

Specialty: Obstetrics/Gynecology
Board Certified: Obstetrics/Gynecology
Education: MD – 1993 – University of South Dakota School of Medicine
Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Kessler Medical Center, Mississippi 1993-1994

Jeffrey L. Bendt, MD

Jeffrey L. Bendt, MD

Rapid City Medical Center

2820 Mt Rushmore Road
Rapid City, SD 57701
Web Address: www.rapidcitymedicalcenter.com

Specialty: Obstetrics/Gynecology
Board Certified: Obstetrics/Gynecology
Education: MD – 1985 – University of South Dakota School of Medicine
Residency: Obstetrics/Gynecology, University of Iowa Hospitals – 1986-89

Tyler T. Bergstrom, MD

Tyler T. Bergstrom, MD

Rapid City Medical Center

2820 Mt. Rushmore Rd.
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (605) 342-3280
Web Address: www.rapidcitymedicalcenter.com

Specialty: General Surgery
Board Certified: Eligible
Education: MD 2011 University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
Residency: Virginia Mason Medical Center 2102-2016

Gail A. Bernard, MD

Gail A. Bernard, MD

Rapid City Medical Center

2820 Mt. Rushmore Road
Rapid City, SD 57701
Web Address: www.rapidcitymedicalcenter.com

Specialty: Ophthalmology
Board Certified: Yes
Education: MD – 1996 – University of South Dakota School of Medicine
Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center 1997-2000.

Marcia Beshara, MD

Marcia Beshara, MD

Rapid City Medical Center

2820 Mt Rushmore Road
Rapid City, SD 57701
Web Address: www.rapidcitymedicalcenter.com

Specialty: Obstetrics/Gynecology
Board Certified: Obstetrics/Gynecology
Education: MD – 1997 – University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN – 1997-2001

Peg Chilvers, MD

Peg Chilvers, MD

Black Hills Orthopedic and Spine

7220 South Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 446-9556
Web Address: www.bhosc.com

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Special Emphasis: Foot & Ankle Surgery
Board Certified: Orthopedic Surgery
Education: MD 1999 – Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Arizona – 2004
Fellowship: Foot & Ankle Surgery, Michigan International Foot and Ankle Center – 2005

Christopher Dietrich, MD

Christopher Dietrich, MD

The Rehab Doctors

1136 Jackson Blvd.
Rapid City, SD 57702
Web Address: www.therehabdoctors.com

Specialty: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Special Emphasis: Pain, Sports, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Board Certified: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Education: MD – 2001 – University of South Dakota School of Medicine
Residency: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN – 2002-2005

Clark Duchene, MD

Clark Duchene, MD

Black Hills Orthopedic and Spine

7220 S Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 446-9556
Web Address: www.bhosc.com

Specialty: Surgery, Orthopedic
Board Certified: Surgery, Orthopedic
Education: 1998 – University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Parkland Hospital / University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX – 1999-03

Aaron D. Dykstra, MD

Aaron D. Dykstra, MD

Black Hills Orthopedic and Spine

7220 South Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 446-9556
Web Address: www.bhosc.com

Specialty: Hand Surgery
Board Certified: Orthopedics
Education: MD – 2005 – University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center Department of Orthopedic (2006-2010)
Fellowship: Hand Surgery, National Capital Consortium. Walter Reed Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship (2012-2013)

Stephen Eckrich, MD

Stephen Eckrich, MD

Black Hills Orthopedic and Spine

7220 South Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 446-9556
Web Address: www.bhosc.com

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Special Emphasis: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery; Pediatric Spine Deformity; Use of Ilizorov Technique to Correct Congenital & Post-Traumatic Limb Deformities; Scoliosis Surgery
Board Certified: Orthopedic Surgery
Education: MD – 1986 – Baylor College of Medicine
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine – 1990-95

David Fromm, MD

David Fromm, MD

Rapid City Medical Center

2820 Mt Rushmore Road
Rapid City, SD 57701
Web Address: www.rapidcitymedicalcenter.com

Specialty: General Surgery
Special Emphasis: General, Vascular, Thoracic and Laparoscopic Surgery
Board Eligible: General Surgery
Education: MD – 2002 – University of South Dakota School of Medicine
Residency: General Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinic Program, Iowa City, IA – 2002-2007

Stuart E. Fromm, MD

Stuart E. Fromm, MD

Black Hills Orthopedic and Spine

7220 South Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 446-9556
Web Address: www.bhosc.com

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Special Emphasis: Arthroscopic Surgery (Knee & Shoulder); Joint Replacement Surgery; Trauma
Board Certified: Orthopedic Surgery
Education: MD – 1990 – University of South Dakota School of Medicine
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, University of Kansas, Christie Regional Medical Center, Wichita, KS – 1991-95 Fellowship:
Sports Medicine, Barton Memorial Hospital, Watson-Swanson Orthopedic Sports Medicine Center, So Lake Tahoe, CA – 1995-96

Steven A. Giuseffi, MD

Steven A. Giuseffi, MD

Black Hills Orthopedic and Spine

7220 South Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 446-9556
Web Address: www.bhosc.com

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Board Certified: Eligible
Education: MD – 2008 – University of Michigan School of Medicine
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota 2008-2013
Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Mississippi Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center, 2013-2014

Robert Q. Ingraham, Jr. MD

Robert Q. Ingraham, Jr. MD

Black Hills Neurosurgery and Spine

4141 Fifth Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 253-5876
Web Address: www.spinecenteronline.com

Specialty: Neurosurgery
Sub Specialty: Spine Surgery
Board Certified: Neurological Surgery
Education: BS – 1991 – University of Mississippi; MD – 1995 – Tulane University School of Medicine
Residency: Neurological Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – 1997 -2002

Zachary Jager, MD

Zachary Jager, MD

Black Hills Orthopedic and Spine

7220 South Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 446-9556
Web Address: www.bhosc.com

Specialty: Orthopedics
Special Emphasis: Hand
Board Certified: Eligible
Education: MD 2009 – Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Loma Linda University Medical Center 2009-2014
Fellowship: Hand, Medical College of Wisconsin 2014-2015

Michael Kadrmas, MD

Michael Kadrmas, MD

Black Hills Orthopedic and Spine

7220 S Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57702
Toll Free: 1 (800) 446-9556
Web Address: www.bhosc.com

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Board Certified: Orthopedic Surgery
Education: MD – 1994 – University of Washington School of Medicine
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center – 2000-04

Jason LaBrie, DO

Jason LaBrie, DO

Black Hills Orthopedic and Spine

7220 South Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 446-9556
Web Address: www.bhosc.com

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Education: MD – 2006 – Des Moines University
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, South Pointe Hospital/Cleveland Clinic Health System, OH – 2007-2011
Fellowship: Orthopedic Trauma Surgery, Campbell Clinic, TN – 2011-2012

David Lang, MD

David Lang, MD

Black Hills Orthopedic and Spine

7220 South Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 446-9556
Web Address: www.bhosc.com

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Sub Specialty: Hand & Reconstructive Surgery
Special Emphasis: Upper Extremity Reconstructive Surgery – Adults/Children
Board Certified: Orthopedic Surgery
Education: MD – 1985 – Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals – 1986-90
Fellowship: Hand & Microsurgery, Christine M Kleinert Institute for Hand & Microsurgery, Louisville, KY – 1990-91

Brett Lawlor, MD

Brett Lawlor, MD

The Rehab Doctors

1136 Jackson Blvd.
Rapid City, SD 57702
Web Address: www.therehabdoctors.com

Specialty: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Pain Medicine
Special Emphasis: Non-operative Treatment of Spine and Sports Injuries; Pain Clinic Services; Electrodiagnostics
Board Certified: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Pain Medicine
Education: MD -1992 University of South Dakota School of Medicine
Residency: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN-1993-1996

Rebecca Linquist, MD

Rebecca Linquist, MD

Rapid City Medical Center

2820 Mt. Rushmore Road
Rapid City, SD 57701 Office
Web Address: www.rapidcitymedicalcenter.com

Specialty: Ophthalmology
Board Certified: Eligible
Education: MD – 2009 – Sanford School of Medicine – University of South Dakota
Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Kansas – 2010-2013

Jeffrey Marrs, MD

Jeffrey Marrs, MD

Black Hills Orthopedic and Spine

7220 South Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 446-9556
Web Address: www.bhosc.com

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Board Certified: Orthopedic Surgery
Education: MD – 1997 – Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN – 1997-2002

Emmett T. McEleney, MD

Emmett T. McEleney, MD

Black Hills Orothopedic and Spine

7220 South Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 446-9556
Web Address: www.bhosc.com

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Board Certified: Orthopedics
Education: MD – 1989 – David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, 1990-1995

Samuel ‘Luke’ Mortimer, MD

Samuel ‘Luke’ Mortimer, MD

Black Hills Orthopedic and Spine

7220 South Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 446-9556
Web Address: www.bhosc.com

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Sub Specialty: Sports Medicine
Special Emphasis: Shoulder and Knee Surgery
Board Certified: Orthopedic Surgery
Education: MD – 2002 – University of South Dakota School of Medicine
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, University of Arizona School of Medicine – 2002-2007
Fellowship: Sports Medicine, University of Arizona School of Medicine – 2007-2008

Lew Papendick, MD

Lew Papendick, MD

Black Hills Orthopedic and Spine

7220 South Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 446-9556
Web Address: www.bhosc.com

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Sub Specialty: Arthroscopy; Sports Medicine
Board Certified: Orthopedic Surgery
Education: MD – 1984 – University of South Dakota School of Medicine
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin & Affiliated Hospitals – 1985-89
Fellowship: Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy, Mississippi Sports Medicine, Jackson, MS

Kent Renaud, DPM

Kent Renaud, DPM

Black Hills Orthopedic and Spine

7220 South Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 446-9556
Web Address: www.bhosc.com

Specialty: Podiatry
Board Eligible: Podiatry
Education: DPM – 1997 – Univ of Osteopathic Med/Health Sciences College of Podiatric Med/Surg, Des Moines, IA
Residency: Primary Podiatric Medicine, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Ft Meade, SD – 1997-98

Stuart G. Rice, MD

Stuart G. Rice, MD

Black Hills Neurosurgery and Spine

4141 Fifth Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 253-5876
Web Address: www.spinecenteronline.com

Specialty: Neurosurgery
Sub Specialty: Spine Surgery
Board Certified: Neurological Surgery
Education: BS – University of North Dakota; MD – Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: General Surgery & Neurosurgery, Medical College of Wisconsin

Other information: Member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, The Congress of Neurological Surgeons, The North American Spine Society, The American Medical Association and a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons. Named as one of “Best Doctors in America” in 2007-2008.

Jennifer Ryder, DPM

Jennifer Ryder, DPM

Rapid City Medical Center

101 E. Minnesota St.
Rapid City, SD 57701
Web Address: www.rapidcitymedicalcenter.com

Specialty: Podiatric Medicine; Foot Surgery; Podiatry
Board Certified: Podiatric
Education: DPM – 2000 – Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Cleveland, OH.
Residency: Podiatric Orthopedics, Brea Community Hospital, Brea, CA – 2000-2001

Rob Schleiffarth, MD

Rob Schleiffarth, MD

West River ENT

4141 Fifth Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
Web Address: http://westriverent.com

Specialty: Ear, Nose, Throat
Board Certified: Otolaryngology
Education: MD – 2007 – University of Minnesota Medical School
Residency: Otolaryngology, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics 2007-2014
Fellowship: Research, University of Iowa 2008-2010

Pamela Schmagel, MD

Pamela Schmagel, MD

Rushmore OB/GYN

3006 Tower Rd.
Rapid City, SD 57701

Specialty: Obstetrics/Gynecology
Board Certified: Obstetrics/Gynecology
Education: MD – 1993 – University of South Dakota School of Medicine
Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX – July 1994 – June 1997

Neal Skea, DPM

Neal Skea, DPM

Rapid City Medical Center

101 E. Minnesota St. Suite 210
Rapid City, SD 57701
Web Address: www.rapidcitymedicalcenter.com

Specialty: Podiatric Medicine; Foot Surgery; Podiatry
Special Emphasis: Bunion and Hammertoe Reconstruction
Board Certified: Podiatric Surgery
Education: DPM – 1981 – Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine

Mary C. Snyder, MD

Mary C. Snyder, MD

Rapid City Medical Center

3615 East 5th St., Suite 101
Rapid City, SD 57701
Office: (605) 343-7208
Web Address: http://www.blackhillsplasticsurgery.com/

Specialty: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Board Certified: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Education: MD – 1994 – 1998, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Residency: Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center – 1999 – 2003; Plastic Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospitals & Clinics – 2003-2005

Lee Trotter, DO

Lee Trotter, DO

Peter Vonderau, MD

Peter Vonderau, MD

The Rehab Doctors

1136 Jackson Blvd.
Rapid City, SD 57702
Web Address: www.therehabdoctors.com

Specialty: Physical Medicine
Special Emphasis: Pain, Sports Medicine
Board Certified: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Education: MD – 2002 – Wright State University School of Medicine
Residency: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN – 2003-2006

Tim J. Watt, MD

Tim J. Watt, MD

Black Hills Neurosurgery and Spine

4141 Fifth Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
Toll Free: 1 (800) 253-5876
Web Address: www.spinecenteronline.com

Specialty: Neurosurgery
Sub Specialty: Brain Tumors and Orthopedic Treatment of Spinal Disorders
Board Certified: American Board of Neurological Surgery
Education: MD/PhD – University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency: General Surgery & Neurosurgery, State University of New York in Syracuse

Robert Woodruff, MD

Robert Woodruff, MD

Black Hills Orthopedic and Spine

7220 South Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57702
Toll Free: 1 (800) 446-9556
Web Address: www.bhosc.com

Specialty: Orthopedics
Education: MD – 2006 – University of Minnesota
Residency: Orthopedic, University of Louisville, KY, 2006-2011
Fellowship: Spine Surgery, Texas Medical Center, TX, 2011-2012