RAPID CITY, S.D., June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron Dykstra, MD, fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity surgeon, has joined Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center in Rapid City. Patients in need of specialized hand and upper extremity care are encouraged to call (605) 341-1414 to schedule an appointment.
As a board-certified and fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity surgeon, Dr. Dykstra's expertise includes a wide variety of advanced procedures and techniques to promptly and effectively diagnose and treat orthopedic injuries and conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder.
"Dr. Dykstra joins us with years of experience and advanced training to help hand and upper extremity patients understand their injury or condition and treatment options and return to their active lifestyles," says Chief Executive Officer Jay Hammerquist. "We are thrilled to welcome him to our team of orthopedic experts. He is an excellent addition to our staff and community."
After receiving his doctorate of medicine from the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Dr. Dykstra went on to complete his orthopedic surgery internship and residency at the Madigan Army Medical Center. He then underwent extensive hand and upper extremity specialty training through a fellowship at the Walter Reed National Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash.
Dr. Dykstra is an active member of the American Association of Hand Surgery, the American Society of Surgery for the Hand, the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Dykstra, please call (605) 341-1414.
Founded in 1976, Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center has provided expert bone, joint and muscle care to patients in the Black Hills area for nearly 40 years. Through the practice's primary location in Rapid City and outreach clinics in Philip, S.D., Spearfish, S.D., Hot Springs, S.D., Chadron, Neb., and Newcastle, Wyo., the doctors and specialized staff of Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center provide treatment for orthopedic injuries and conditions affecting the ankle, back, elbow, foot, hand, hip, knee, neck, shoulder, spine and wrist as well as joint replacement, orthopedic trauma, pediatric orthopedics, physical therapy, sports medicine and wound care. To learn more about the practice and its doctors, please visit www.bhosc.com, "like" Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center on Facebook or follow @BlackHillsOrtho on Twitter.
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