Stephen Eckrich, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Eckrich specializes in:

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Deformity
  • Use of Illizorov Technique to Correct Congenital & Post-Traumatic Limb Deformities
  • Scoliosis Surgery

Academic Information

After graduating from Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and his Bachelor of Science degree in Medicine from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine in Vermillion, South Dakota, he went on to receive his Doctor of Medicine degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

Thereafter, Dr. Eckrich completed his internship at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, California. Following his internship, Dr. Eckrich completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

After Dr. Eckrich completed his residency, he went on to complete his fellowship in Pediatric Spine and Hip Deformity at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa. Dr. Eckrich is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

He began practicing at Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center in 1995.


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Practice Areas

  • Neck and Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedics

Practice Location

Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine7220 Mt Rushmore Rd
Rapid City, SD 57702

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