Zachary Berbos, MD

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Zachary Berbos, MD

Dr. Zachary Berbos was born and raised in South Dakota. He graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and a minor in religion and philosophy at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles. Thereafter, he attended medical school at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, graduating with the highest honors in all fields of study. He completed his residency at the University of Minnesota’s Department of Ophthalmology and was honored by serving as chief resident in his final year and scored in the top 1% nationally on his ophthalmology board exams. As a resident, he received an award for having an exceptional gift for oculofacial surgery. He then completed a two-year fellowship in cosmetic and functional oculoplastic and facial surgery in Salt Lake City, Utah, training under Drs. Richard Anderson and John McCann at the Center for Facial Appearances, which is recognized as one of the top training programs in the nation for oculoplastic surgery.

Dr. Berbos is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He specializes in treating conditions involving the eyebrows, forehead, eyelids, orbit (eye socket), lacrimal (tear) system, mid-face, and lower face. Dr. Berbos has a particular interest in cosmetic facial surgery as well as eyelid and facial reconstruction following skin cancer removal.

His area of expertise also includes cosmetic surgery involving these areas as well as nonsurgical modalities to improve cosmetic appearance, including botulinum toxins (BOTOX®, Dysport®, Xeomin®), laser and chemical skin resurfacing, and a variety of injectable dermal fillers (JUVÉDERM®, BELOTERO BALANCE® (+), RADIESSE®, Restylane®, etc.). Dr. Berbos holds an appointment as an adjunct clinical professor at Creighton Medical School and serves as a guest instructor at the University of Arizona Medical School for gross anatomy focused on head and neck dissection.

Dr. Berbos has published many peer-reviewed medical journal articles, research studies, and textbook chapters, and gives lectures locally and nationally about facial plastic surgery.

Oculoplastic Services Include:

  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Eyebrow and Forehead Surgery
  • Orbital Surgery
  • Tear-Drain Surgery
  • Botulinum Toxins, Dermal Fillers, and Skin Resurfacing

Dr. Berbos is originally from Aberdeen, South Dakota. He is returning to South Dakota with his wife, Fleur, and son, Oliver. They enjoy many outdoor activities and live music and are excited to be returning to the heartland!

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Practice Areas

  • Plastic & Reconstructive

Practice Location

LASIK Rapid City2800 Third St.
Rapid City, SD 57701

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