Preferred 7 to 1 Over Any Orthopedic Practice in the Region—From Rapid City to Gillette

Founded in 1976 by orthopedic surgeon David W. Boyer, MD, Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center has remained the premier orthopedic practice in the region for over 40 years.

Today, from Rapid City to Gillette, our team of orthopedic surgeons and doctors includes 18 board-certified and fellowship-trained specialists who provide the highest level of specialty healthcare in orthopedic surgery and advanced nonsurgical methods to keep our Black Hills community strong. That's why we are proud to be preferred seven to one over any other orthopedic practice in the region.

World-Class Orthopedics, Where You Need It

Orthopedists, or orthopedic specialists, are physicians and surgeons in the medical subspecialty of orthopedics, which requires a deep understanding of the function of the musculoskeletal system. They are either medical doctors or doctors of osteopathy (MD or DO). Our orthopedic doctors and specialists have extensive training and experience in caring for every bone, joint, muscle, tendon, ligament, and cartilage problem through orthopedic surgery, rehabilitation, and other advanced treatments.

Our specialty-trained providers are proud to offer world-class orthopedics through our locations in Rapid City and Gillette as well as clinics in Hot Springs, SD; Philip, SD; Spearfish, SD; Chadron, NENewcastle, WY; and Bowman, ND.

In addition to our specialties in spine and orthopedic services, we provide on-site services such as radiology, workers' compensation, and recovery and rehabilitation care from our physical therapists. We also offer our walk-in Orthopedic Urgent Care clinic at our Rapid City location to treat urgent musculoskeletal injuries, including fractures and ankle, knee, and wrist sprains.

Dedicated to serving our entire region, our orthopedists remain available to you throughout our area with accessibilty in Rapid City, SDGillette, WY; Hot Springs, SD; Philip, SD; Spearfish, SD; Chadron, NENewcastle, WY; and Bowman, ND. Our staff also includes our certified physician assistants who work directly with our doctors to ensure you are seen by highly trained orthopedic providers in a timely manner.

Highly Specialized, Highly Trained—The Highest Level of Treatment for Every Need

Our orthopedic surgeons and medical experts are proud to offer the deepest level of specialization for your musculoskeletal needs. This includes having exceptionally experienced orthopedic surgeons for all subspecialties in orthopedics as well as podiatry and wound care. Our specialties include trauma orthopedics; foot and ankle; back, neck, and spine; hand and wrist; hip and knee; and shoulder and elbow. Our doctors also offer specialization in orthopedics for pediatric patients, joint replacement, and sports medicine.

One of the most common problems orthopedic doctors see is chronic joint pain from arthritis and other degenerative disorders, which can limit your mobility and quality of life. Our Joint Replacement Center orthopedic surgeons have dedicated their practices to keeping patients moving and proudly offer total joint replacement for every joint, including knee replacement surgery, hip replacement surgery, and shoulder replacement surgery.

Beyond joint replacement and care for degenerative disorders, we treat athletes of all ages. Through our Sports Medicine Center, we offer complete sports-related medical care to active people at every skill level. Our Sports Medicine Center orthopedic surgeons are leaders in caring for sports injuries and related disorders, and they stand ready to help any individual regain an active lifestyle and reach their goals.

For children and young adults suffering from simple or complex conditions, such as spine abnormalities and deformities like scoliosis, our fellowship-trained pediatric orthopedic surgeon offers compassionate, expert treatment. He specializes in spine surgery, scoliosis, spinal deformities, and pediatric orthopedics and understands the special care younger patients need.

When You Need Surgery, You Need the Experts

From fracture repair and arthroscopic knee surgery to ulnar nerve surgery and bone grafts, we offer the latest surgical procedures in orthopedic surgery at Black Hills Surgical Hospital, the only physician-owned hospital in the region, as well as at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Several of our doctors take part in physician ownership at Black Hills Surgical Hospital, which has been named a Center of Excellence for both orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery by Quality Safety Service.

We offer dedicated Centers of Excellence for an exceptional patient experience throughout the surgery process. Additionally, all of our orthopedic surgeons will work with you to create a customized treatment plan. Orthopedic surgery and other procedures will only be considered when you're ready.

Keeping Our Community Strong Is Our Greatest Strength

As a proud staple in our region, Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center has provided expert orthopedic care to our community members throughout the Black Hills area for decades. Doing our part to keep our region moving, our doctors and staff remain committed to providing world-class treatment, patient-centered care, and exceptional service to keep you strong.

As part of our devotion to serving the Black Hills, we have South Dakota clinics in Rapid City, Hot Springs, Philip, and Spearfish; a Nebraska clinic in Chadron; Wyoming clinics in Gillette and Newcastle; and a North Dakota clinic in Bowman.

Honored to serve our regional athletic community, Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center is also a proud supporter of the following:

  • Central High School
  • Chadron State College
  • St. Thomas More High School
  • Stevens High School
  • Sturgis Brown High School

Returning and new patients can request an appointment online or call/text (605) 341-1414 to schedule an appointment.

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