The Joint Replacement Center at Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center is designed to provide our patients with comprehensive education about joint replacement and exceptional care through the combined knowledge, experience, and expertise of our board-certified surgeons.

Welcome to Our Joint Replacement Center

Working exclusively with joint patients, our joint reconstruction and revision surgeons integrate all aspects of specialized care through their knowledge, experience, and expertise as the foundation of the Joint Replacement Center at Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center.

Our board-certified orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Clark Duchene, Dr. Steven Giuseffi, Dr. Michael Kadrmas, Dr. Daniel LiechtiDr. Jeff MarrsDr. Emmett McEleney, Dr. Luke Mortimer, Dr. Lew Papendick, and Dr. Nathaniel Wilson, are specialty-trained in joint replacement and have dedicated their practices to this specialized field of study.

With their commitments to continued education through attending courses, lecturing, writing, and actively learning the newest procedures and techniques, our surgeons are some of the most highly skilled joint replacement specialists in the area.

Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology for Joint Replacement

As part of our commitment to making the Black Hills community stronger, we are proud to be the first in the region to utilize Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted technology for hip and knee joint replacement. Learn more by clicking the button below.

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Prepare For Your Surgery

After you and your doctor decide that surgery is the best treatment for your condition or injury, you may have a multitude of questions and concerns. Surgery is a major commitment because it affects your lifestyle for several weeks and sometimes months after surgery.

Planning for surgery can be overwhelming, but you can make it easier on yourself and on your family by being prepared and knowing what to expect.

Please use the links below to assist you in preparing for your orthopedic surgery.

Patient Consultation

The Joint Replacement Center at Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center provides our joint patients access to consultation Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. 

Prior to your consultation, new patients will be asked to complete forms, which include medical history, demographics, and insurance information. This information, along with any current diagnostic imaging (X-ray, CT, MRI), will be utilized by your doctor to help in your diagnosis and treatment plan. 

To schedule an appointment with our Joint Replacement Center surgeons, please call (605) 341-1414 or complete the appointment request box.