The Sports Medicine Center at Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center is designed to provide our patients with comprehensive education about sports medicine and exceptional care through the combined knowledge, experience, and expertise of our fellowship-trained surgeons.

Welcome to Our Sports Medicine Center

Working with athletes and their sports-related injuries and conditions, our sports medicine doctors integrate all aspects of specialized care by collectively combining their knowledge, experience, and expertise as the foundation of our Sports Medicine Center at Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center.

Our fellowship-trained sports medicine surgeons, Dr. Clark Duchene, Dr. Steven Giuseffi, Dr. Daniel LiechtiDr. Luke Mortimer, and Dr. Lew Papendick, have all dedicated their practices to the specialized field of sports medicine.

With their commitment 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 sports medicine doctors in the area.

Our fellowship-trained sports medicine specialists have extensive training in treating sports-related conditions using minimally invasive techniques and the most advanced surgical procedures.

Patient Consultation

The Sports Medicine Center at Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center provides our patients access to consultation Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 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 one of our Sports Medicine Center doctors, please call (605) 341-1414 or complete the appointment request box.

Sports Medicine Guide

Get quick answers, tips, and care options for a full range of topics in sports medicine, including injuries, athletic performance, and solutions available at Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center. Just access our Athlete and Parent’s Online Guide to Sports Medicine linked 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.

Proudly Serving

Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center proudly serves as the official team orthopedic doctors for:

  • Wyoming Mustangs
  • Rapid City Rush Hockey
  • Central High School
  • Douglas High School
  • Stevens High School
  • Sturgis Brown High School

Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center proudly serves as the sports medicine providers for:

  • Post 22 Baseball
  • Black Hills Rapids Soccer Club
  • Rapid City Thunder Hockey
  • Black Hills Lacrosse Association
  • Newell High School
  • New Underwood High School
  • Wall High School
  • The Deadwood PBR
  • Black Hills Stock Show Rodeo
  • Range Days Rodeo / Central States Rodeo
  • Lakota Nation Invitational
  • Mt Rushmore Classic
  • Mickelson Trail Marathon

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