Orthopedics

In partnership with Sanford Health Brookings Clinic and Avera Medical Group - A Department of Brookings Health System, we offer local, complete orthopedic care with leading-edge technology. Our services help patients reduce pain, improve function and maximize quality of life.

Care providers can diagnose and treat patients suffering from orthopedic problems, including:

  • Sports injuries
  • Muscle, ligament and tendon difficulties
  • Bone and skeletal problems
  • Joint problems
  • Nerve injuries

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Orthopedic Services

General orthopedics focuses on emergency and chronic injuries and diseases of the body’s musculoskeletal system, including bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves

General orthopedics offers treatment for patients across the life spectrum, from babies to seniors. 

Conditions Treated:
  • Fractures the require casting or surgical repair
  • Sprains, strains and muscle pains
  • Arthritis
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Joint dislocations
  • Pain management

Brookings Hospital offers a new, technologically advanced operating room designed for orthopedic procedures in a safe, sterile environment.

Our experienced surgeons and trained orthopedic surgical team undergo comprehensive education to perform procedures and care for patients.

Procedures:
  • Joint replacements
  • Arthroscopy of joints, including knees, shoulders, wrists and ankles
  • Rotator cuff repairs
  • ACL and knee ligament reconstruction
  • Carpel-tunnel release
  • Foot and ankle repairs

Comprehensive support services help care providers to diagnose and treat orthopedic conditions. 

Services Include:

Brookings Health is the second facility in South Dakota to have the latest robotic-arm assisted technology, Mako.

Mako robotic-arm assisted surgery aids orthopedic surgeons in total hip, total knee and partial knee procedures. It is a new approach to joint replacements that offers patient-specific implant alignment and positioning. CT imaging allows surgeons to create a patient-specific 3D plan for the joint replacement. The surgeon controls the robotic arm that helps place the patient’s new joint with a high degree of accuracy.

Patient Benefits:
  • Shorter hospital stays & recovery times
  • Improved patient outcomes

System Providers:

Provider

Chad Kurtenbach, M.D.

  • Orthopedics
  • Sanford Medical Center Sioux Falls
Provider

Corey Rothrock, M.D.

  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Institute
Jeffrey Kalo, DO

Jeffrey Kalo, DO

  • Orthopedics
  • CORE Orthopedics
Mark Mayer, M.D.

Mark Mayer, M.D.

  • Orthopedics
  • Avera Medical Group Specialty Care
Provider

Peter Looby, M.D.

  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Institute
Provider

Robert Suga, M.D.

  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Institute
Tyler Harrell, D.P.M.

Tyler Harrell, D.P.M.

  • Podiatry
  • Orthopedics
  • Avera Medical Group - A Department of Brookings Health System
Provider

Walter Carlson, M.D.

  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Institute