Our anesthesiologists are all Board Certified or Board Eligible through the American Board of Anesthesiologists


   

Brian L. DeVries, M.D.

Fellowship:   Children's Methodist, Omaha NE, 2004
Residency:   Anesthesiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2004
Medical School:   University of South Dakota School of Medicine, 2000
Graduate:   South Dakota State University, M.A. in Exercise Science, 1996
Undergraduate:   Augustana College, B.A. in Biology, 1992

Certifications:     American Board of Anesthesiology, 2005

Professional Interests:     Pediatric Anesthesia


   

Dean A. Dewald, M.D.

Residency:   Anesthesiology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, 2007
Medical School:   University of South Dakota School of Medicine, 2003
Undergraduate:   South Dakota State University, B.A. in Nursing, 1996

Certifications:     American Board of Anesthesiology, 2008

Professional Interests:     Cardiothoracic Anesthesia


   

Joel D. Farmer, M.D.

Residency:   Anesthesiology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, 2011
Anesthesiology, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, 2008
Medical School:   University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, 2007
Graduate:   University of South Dakota, M.A. in Biology, 2004
Undergraduate:   University of South Dakota, B.S. in Biology/Psychology, 2002

Certifications:     NBE - Basic Perioperative TEE, 2016
American Board of Anesthesiology, 2012


   

Michael P Fee, M.D.

Fellowship:   Loyola University Medical Center, 1991
Residency:   Anesthesiology, Loyola University Medical Center, 1991
Medical School:   University of South Dakota School of Medicine, 1987
Undergraduate:   University of South Dakota, , 1983

Certifications:     Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, Diplomate, 2015
American Board of Anesthesiology, Diplomate, 1992


   

Patrick J. Lawler, M.D.

Residency:   Anesthesiology, St. Louis University, 1992
Medical School:   Creighton University, 1988
Graduate:   Creighton University, Graduate Studies, 1984
Undergraduate:   Creighton University, B.S. in Biology, 1983

Certifications:     Recertification Anesthesiology, 2009
American Board of Anesthesiology, 1993


   

Andrew R Mortenson, MD, MBA

Residency:   Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, 2017
Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2015
Medical School:   University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, 2013
Graduate:   University of Iowa Henry B. Tippie School of Management, Master of Business Administration, 2010
Undergraduate:   University of South Dakota, Bachelor of Science in Political Science, 2007


   

David B. Munce, M.D.

Residency:   Anesthesiology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, 1997
Medical School:   University of South Dakota School of Medicine, 1992
Graduate:   University of South Dakota, M.A. in Biochemistry, 1988
Undergraduate:   Augustana College, B.A. in Biology, 1986

Certifications:     American Board of Anesthesiology Recertification, 2009
American Board of Anesthesiology, 1999


   

Matthew S. Naatjes, M.D.

Fellowship:   University of Nebraska Medical Center - Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2017
Residency:   Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, 2016
Medical School:   Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota, 2012
Undergraduate:   Augustana College, B.A. in Nursing, 2007

Certifications:     American Board of Anesthesiology , 2017
Pediatric Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology, 2017


   

Gregory G. Niederauer, M.D.

Fellowship:   University of Oklahoma, 2009
Residency:   Anesthesiology, University of Kansas - Wichita, 2008
Medical School:   University of South Dakota School of Medicine, 2004
Undergraduate:   South Dakota State University, B.S. in Biology, 1999

Certifications:     Anesthesiology, 2009
American Board of Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine, 2009


   

Brad L. Olson, M.D.

Residency:   Anesthesiology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1993
Medical School:   University of South Dakota School of Medicine, 1989
Undergraduate:   University of Minnesota, , 1985

Certifications:     American Board of Anesthesiology, 1994


James N. Saloum, M.D.   

James N. Saloum, M.D.

Fellowship:   Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2012
Residency:   Anesthesiology, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME, 2011
Medical School:   University of South Dakota, 2007
Undergraduate:   Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD, B.A. in Biology, 2003

Certifications:     American Board of Anesthesiology, 2012
National Board of Echocardiography - Peri-Operative TEE, 2012

Professional Interests:     Cardiothoracic anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia


   

Ryan S. Schellpfeffer, M.D.

Fellowship:   Denver Children's Hospital, 2007
Residency:   Anesthesiology, University of Colorado, 2006
Medical School:   Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2002
Undergraduate:   University Notre Dame, , 1998

Certifications:     American Board of Anesthesiology, 2007


   

Greg M. Schroeder, M.D.

Residency:   Anesthesiology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 1986
Medical School:   University of South Dakota School of Medicine, 1982
Undergraduate:   University of South Dakota, B.S. in Biology, 1978

Certifications:     Recertified American Board of Anesthesiology, 2009
American Board of Anesthesiology, 1988


   

Michael R. Schroeder, M.D.


   

Kevin B. Strom, M.D.


Rachelle M. Sutton, M.D.   

Rachelle M. Sutton, M.D.

Residency:   Anesthesiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2005
Anesthesiology, University of South Dakota School of Medicine Transitional Year, 2002
Medical School:   University of South Dakota, 2001
Undergraduate:   University of Wyoming, Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, 1997

Certifications:     American Board of Anesthesiology, 2006


   

Dusty J. Thorpe, MD

Residency:   Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, 2012
Medical School:   University of South Dakota, 2008
Undergraduate:   South Dakota State University, BS in Biology, 2004

Certifications:     American Board of Anesthesiology, 2013


   

Mark A Travnicek, M.D.


   

Katherine M. Van Demark, MD

Residency:   Anesthesiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2010
Anesthesiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2007
Medical School:   Creighton University School of Medicine, 2006
Undergraduate:   St. Olaf College, B.A. in Art History and Biology, 2002

Certifications:     American Board of Anesthesiology, 2011


   

Ty A. White, M.D.

Residency:   Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 2003
Medical School:   University of South Dakota School of Medicine, 1999
Undergraduate:   University of South Dakota, B.S. in Biology, 1995

Certifications:     American Board of Anesthesiology, 2004

Professional Interests:     Cardiothoracic Anesthesia