Zachary Jager, MD
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Hand, Wrist, Elbow, & Shoulder

Fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity surgeon Dr. Zachary Jager joined Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center in September of 2015. Some of his specialties include hand and wrist surgery, microsurgery, shoulder replacement, and shoulder arthroscopy.

Dr. Jager received his bachelor of arts degree in liberal arts and sciences from Utah State University in Logan, Utah, before earning his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Following medical school, he completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California.

After his residency, Dr. Jager chose to undergo additional specialty training in hand surgery by completing a fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Dr. Zachary Jager is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who is available to see patients in Rapid City, South Dakota and Spearfish, South Dakota.

When Dr. Jager is not seeing patients, he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, participating in his local church, playing soccer and basketball, skiing, and camping.


  • Utah State University, Logan, UT, 2005

Medical School

  • Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2009


  • Orthopedic Surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, 2014


  • Hand Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2015


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2017

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Medical Interests

  • Hand, wrist, and arm injuries and fractures
  • Hand conditions such as carpal tunnel, trigger finger, and arthritis
  • Microsurgery
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Splinting and casting
  • Hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder injections

Phone: (605) 341-1414

Office: Rapid City, SD

           Spearfish, SD


“Dr. Jager was so professional and kind. I would recommend him to everyone! The facility is beautiful and staff friendly!! The only thing I could recommend would be a larger restroom!!! Thank you for everything!!!!”
– Janice E.
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