South Dakota

Gastric Bypass South Dakota

Finding a Good Gastric Bypass Surgeon in South Dakota

In addition to the famous Mt. Rushmore, South Dakota is home to over 844,000 people and 53 hospitals. The best hospital in the state is the Sanford USD Medical Center located in Sioux Falls. With 511 beds and 560 affiliated doctors, the hospital is nationally ranking in two adult specialties and high performing in eight procedures/conditions. Also located in Sioux Falls, the second highest rated hospital in the state is Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center. It is high performing in five procedures/conditions. Located 352 miles away is Rapid City Regional Hospital which is the third best hospital in South Dakota with high performance ratings in four adult procedures/conditions.

South Dakota is home to one medical school: Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota. As far as professional healthcare workers, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation reported that in 2016, the state had a total of approximately 1,884 practicing physicians. Of those physicians, 977 were primary care doctors and 907 were specialty doctors. The state also had more than 14,800 professionally active nurses.

Top Cities for Gastric Bypass Surgery in South Dakota

Health Insurance in South Dakota

The following insurance company may cover gastric bypass surgery. However, patients considering gastric bypass surgery should contact the insurance company to discuss their policies and coverage details.

  • Avera
  • Sanford
Gastric Bypass South Dakota