Steven Giuseffi, MD

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Locations

Specialties

Sports Medicine, Joint Replacement, Knee, & Shoulder

As a native of Spearfish, Dr. Steven Giuseffi is happy to be back in the Black Hills of South Dakota. He joined Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center in 2014 and specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery.

After completing his Bachelor of Science degree in biology and Spanish at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota, Dr. Giuseffi went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

He completed residency training in orthopedic surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, prior to undergoing advanced fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopy at the Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Jackson, Mississippi, and Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana.  

Dr. Giuseffi is board-certified with subspecialty certification in orthopedic sports medicine through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Dr. Steven Giuseffi is an orthopedic surgeon who is available to see patients in Rapid City, South DakotaSpearfish, South Dakota; and Chadron, Nebraska.

When he is not seeing his patients, Dr. Giuseffi enjoys running, biking, fitness, skiing, hiking, playing soccer and guitar, and conversing in Spanish.

Education & Training

Undergraduate

University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, 2004

Medical School

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2008

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2013

Fellowship

Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, Jackson, MS, and Tulane University in New Orleans, LA, 2014

Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

Hospital Affiliations

  • Black Hills Surgical Hospital

Team Affiliations

  • Local high schools

Honors

  • Resident, Fellow Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Summa Cum Laude, University of South Dakota
  • MD with Distinction, University of Michigan
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Part I Examination, 99th percentile

Medical Interests

  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
  • Arthroscopic shoulder labral repair
  • Cartilage restoration procedures
  • Casting for fractures
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Fracture care
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Hip impingement
  • Hip labral tears
  • Hip replacement
  • Injections for arthritis
  • Injections for tendonitis
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Knee replacement
  • Ligament reconstruction (ACL, PCL)
  • Meniscus repair
  • Nonoperative management of sports injuries of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, and ankle
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Patella instability
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Ultrasound-guided injections

Current Research Projects

  • Giuseffi SA, Giel T, Field L, Savoie F, Hobgood ER, Brislin B. "Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair in patients with concurrent stiffness." Submitted for publication. Accepted as podium presentation at Amercian Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting. Las Vegas, NV, March 2015.
  • Giuseffi SA, Hobgood ER, Field LD. "Results of Arthrocopically-Assisted Core Decompression for Avascular Necrosis of the Proximal Humerus." Accepted as podium presentation at American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons annual meeting. Las Vegas, NV, March 2015.
  • Giuseffi SA, Field LD. “Degenerative and Inflammatory Arthritis of the Elbow”, in MRI-Arthroscopy correlations: a case-based atlas of the knee, shoulder, elbow, and hip. ed. Brockmeier, S. n press.
  • Giuseffi, SA, Field LD. “Operative management of osteochondritis dissecans.” Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine. In press.
  • Giuseffi SA, Field LD. “Arthroscopic posterior labral repair.” AANA Advanced Arthroscopy: The Shoulder. In press.
  • Giuseffi SA, Replogle W, Shelton W. “Medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy: review of 100 consecutive cases.” Submitted for publication.

Presentations

  • Giuseffi SA, Replogle W, Shelton W. “Medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy: review of 100 consecutive cases.” Arthroscopy Association of North America. Spring 2014. Hollywood, Florida.
  • Giuseffi SA, Field L, Hobgood ER. “Arthroscopically-Assisted Core Decompression for Avascular Necrosis of the Proximal Humerus.”Arthroscopy Association of North America, Electronic Poster. Spring 2014. Hollywood, Florida.
  • Krych A, Giuseffi SA, Kuzma S, Hudgens J, Stuart MJ, Levy BA. “Clinical and Functional Outcomes after Multiligament Knee Injury with Associated Peroneal Nerve Palsy: Comparison with a Matched Control Group at 2-18 Years”. American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, July 2013. Chicago, IL.
  • Krych A, Giuseffi SA, Kuzma S, Hudgens J, Stuart MJ, Levy BA. “Clinical and Functional Outcomes after Multiligament Knee Injury with Associated Peroneal Nerve Palsy: Comparison with a Matched Control Group at 2-18 Years”. International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopedic Sports Medicine. May 2013. Toronto, Canada.
  • Krych A, Giuseffi SA, Kuzma S, Hudgens J, Stuart MJ, Levy BA. “Clinical and Functional Outcomes after Multiligament Knee Injury with Associated Peroneal Nerve Palsy: Comparison with a Matched Control Group at 2-18 Years”. Arthroscopy Association of North America. April 2013. San Antonio, Texas.
  • Giuseffi SA, Hudgens J, Stuart MJ, Levy BA. “Clinical Outcomes of Surgical Treatment of Multi-Ligamentous Knee Injury with Associated Peroneal Nerve Palsy.” Mid-America Orthopaedic Association. April 2013. Amelia Island, FL.
  • Giuseffi SA, Hudgens J, Stuart MJ, Levy BA. “Clinical Outcomes of Surgical Treatment of Multi-Ligamentous Knee Injury with Associated Peroneal Nerve Palsy.” American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. March 2013. Chicago, IL.
  • Giuseffi SA, Wongtriratanachai P, Omae H, Cil A, Zobitz ME, An KN, Sperling JW, Steinmann SP. “Biomechanical Comparison of Lesser Tuberosity Osteotomy versus Subscapularis Tenotomy in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty.” Mid-America Orthopaedic Association. April 2012. Bonita Springs, FL.

Publications

  • Giuseffi SA, Streubel PN, Sperling JW, Sanchez-Sotelo J. “Short-stem uncemented primary reverse shoulder arthroplasty: clinical and radiographic outcomes.” Bone Joint Journal. April 2014; 96-B(4): 526-529.
  • Krych AJ, Giuseffi SA, Kuzma SA, Stuart MJ, Levy BA. “Is peroneal nerve injury associated with worse function after knee dislocation?” Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Feb 27 (Epub ahead of print, PMID: 24574124)
  • Giuseffi SA, Steinmann SP. “The Stiff Elbow: degenerative joint disease and arthrofibrosis.” In Johnson DH, et. al editor. Operative Arthroscopy, 4th edition. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2013: 383-394.
  • Giuseffi SA, Wongtriratanachai P, Omae H, Cil A, Zobitz ME, An KN, Sperling JW, Steinmann SP. “Biomechanical Comparison of Lesser Tuberosity Osteotomy versus Subscapularis Tenotomy in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty.” Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2012 Aug;21(8):1087-95.
  • Browne J, Gall S, Giuseffi S, Trousdale RT. “All-Polyethylene Tibial Components in Modern Total Knee Arthroplasty.” Journal of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Sept. 2011; 19(9): 527-535.
  • Giuseffi SA, Bishop AT, Shin AY, Dahm DL, Stuart MJ, Levy BA. “Surgical treatment of peroneal nerve palsy after knee dislocation.” Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. Nov. 2010;18(11):1583-6.

Contact

Phone: (605) 341-1414

Office: Rapid City, SD
           Spearfish, SD

Audio

  • During his interview on Fox Sports Rapid City’s "Inside Sports Medicine" with Nate Brown, fellowship-trained sports medicine and joint replacement surgeon Dr. Steven Giuseffi explored possible causes of quarterback injuries observed in the 2023 NFL season.

    Dr. Giuseffi shared about how different factors may have contributed to the number of quarterbacks who are out due to injury. Some of the factors discussed include changes in the number of games played per season, changing in-game rules, and banned hits.

    To listen to Dr. Giuseffi’s insights, check out the interview below.

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  • Board-certified, fellowship-trained sports medicine surgeon Dr. Steven Giuseffi recently joined Nate Brown on "Inside Sports Medicine" on Fox Sports Rapid City.

    Dr. Giuseffi went on the show to discuss Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson’s recent hamstring injury.

    Use the player below to listen to the interview and learn more about the injury as well as treatments and outlook from Dr. Giuseffi.

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  • Fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic sports medicine surgeon Steven Giuseffi, MD, was interviewed by Nate Brown on "Inside Sports Medicine" on Fox Sports Rapid City. Tim Patrick of the Denver Broncos recently suffered an Achilles injury. Dr. Giuseffi discusses the condition and more on the show – July 2023 

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  • Dr. Steven Giuseffi joins Nate Brown on "Inside Sports Medicine" to San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy discuss the complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his throwing arm. - January 2023

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  • Dr. Steven Giuseffi join Nate Brown on "Inside Sports Medicine" to discuss hamstring injury treatment and prevention. - August 2020

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  • Dr. Steven Giuseffi goes Inside Sports Medicine on the Nate Brown Show to discuss the NFL draft and one of the top prospects and his injury history. - April 2020

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  • Board-certified, fellowship-trained sports medicine specialist Dr. Steven Giuseffi joins Nate Brown to discuss Zion Williamson's meniscal injury and sports specialization at younger ages. –  November 2019

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  • Board-certified, fellowship-trained sports medicine specialist Dr. Steven Giuseffi joins Nate Brown to discuss Kevin Durant's ruptured Achilles tendon. – June 2019

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  • Board-certified, fellowship-trained sports medicine specialist Dr. Steven Giuseffi joins Nate Brown to discuss Duke basketball’s Zion Williamson and his knee injury. – February 2019

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  • Dr. Steven Giuseffi discusses thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS), which Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz was recently diagnosed with, on the Nate Brown Radio Show. – December 2018

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