Troy Gust, MD

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Specialties

Back, Neck, & Spine

Dr. Troy Gust is a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in a wide array of back, neck, and spine conditions. He is an expert in performing back and neck microdiscectomies, decompressions, and fusions. As a native of South Dakota, Dr. Gust began working with Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center in April of 2022. 

Dr. Gust earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biology and Master of Arts degree in neurobiology from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. He then pursued his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine. After moving to Kansas City, he completed a general surgery internship at The University of Kansas Medical Center. Following this, Dr. Gust remained at the university to undergo a neurosurgery residency. 

Certified by The American Board of Neurological Surgery, Dr. Gust is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Medical Association. He is passionate about seeing his patients receive the expert back, neck, and spine care they deserve to help them return to a healthy, active lifestyle. He is available to see patients at The Spine Center in Rapid City and in Mitchell, South Dakota.

When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Gust enjoys spending time outside with his family, hunting, and fishing.

Education & Training

Undergraduate

University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, 1996

Graduate

University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, 1998

Medical School 

University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Vermillion, SD, 2002

Internship 

The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, 2003

Residency 

The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, 2008

Certification

The American Board of Neurological Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Medical Association

Medical Interests

  • Back, neck, and peripheral nerve surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Decompression
  • Neck and back fusions
  • All spinal conditions