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Dr. Mark Mayer to Give Community Talk on Joint Replacements

Dr. Mark Mayer
Dr. Mark Mayer

Brookings Health System and Avera Medical Group are hosting a free community educational event featuring Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Mark Mayer on Tuesday, May 22 starting at 6 p.m. in Brookings Hospital Conference Room A.

Darnall Appointed to Brookings Health System Board of Trustees

Lynn Darnall, owner of Medary Acres Greenhouse Inc., was recently appointed to Brookings Health System’s Board of Trustees.

Sanford Pulmonary Dr. Scott Helberg Seeing Patients at Brookings Health’s Outreach Clinic

Brookings Health System proudly welcomes Dr. Scott Helberg to the outreach clinic. Dr. Helberg will begin seeing patients Tuesday, May 22 and be available on a monthly basis thereafter.

Dr. Patrick Moriarty Becomes Mako Certified

Dr. Patrick Moriarty of Avera Medical Group Specialty Care was recently certified to perform surgical procedures on the Mako Robot at Brookings Health System. He is the second orthopedic surgeon at Brookings Hospital, along with Dr. Mark Mayer, who is able to perform robotic-arm assisted total knee, partial knee and total hip replacements.

Upcoming Ostomy Educational Event

Brookings Health System is hosting a free educational event discussing day to day challenges and troubleshooting of living with an ostomy on Monday, April 23 from 7 to 8 p.m. in Brookings Hospital Conference Room A. Lisa Malone, certified wound ostomy nurse, will lead the event.

Local Dermatology Services Now Available

Paige Jones, PA-C of Avera Medical Group Specialty Care is now providing dermatology services in the Brookings community.

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Thomas Howard Will Begin Seeing Patients at Outreach Clinic

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Thomas Howard from Sioux Falls Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery will begin seeing patients at Brookings Health System’s outreach clinic April 10. Following that clinic date, he will be available the third Tuesday of every month. 

Newman Recognized as One of South Dakota’s Top Nurses

Mandy Newman, RN, was recognized by the American Health Council (AMC) as one of America’s best nurses and one of the top 100 nurses in South Dakota. She was also honored with the Award of Excellence.

Brookings Health System Foundation Launches Grateful Patient Program

The Brookings Health System Foundation is pleased to announce the MyThanks Matters grateful patient program. This program gives Brookings Health System patients an opportunity to honor a BHS employee for exceptional service or care they received during their stay.

Brookings Health Second in State to Offer Robotic-Arm Assisted Orthopedic Surgery

Brookings Health System is expanding its surgical robotic program, becoming the second facility in South Dakota to offer robotic-arm assisted total knee, partial knee and total hip replacements with Stryker’s Mako System. This highly advanced robotic technology transforms the way joint replacement surgery is performed, enabling surgeons to have a more predictable surgical experience with increased accuracy.