Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

Rapid City Medical Center is home to the largest board certified group of gastroenterologists in the Black Hills region. Our six physicians have extensive formal training and practical experience in endoscopy. They are supported by four certified nurse practitioners and one physician assistant. 

As a team they specialize in prevention and treatment of disorders of the digestive system, including the liver and pancreas. They also offer comprehensive consultative and treatment services and gastrointestinal endoscopy in The Endoscopy Center, a state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery center conveniently attached to Rapid City Medical Center. 

Our Gastroenterology Services

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Esophageal strictures
Dysphagia (Problems Swallowing)
Peptic Ulcer Disease
H. Pylori
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis)
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Hepatitis
Bile Duct Stones & Strictures
Liver Masses or Cysts
Pancreatitis
Pancreatic Cysts

Our Endoscopic services 

Upper Endoscopy (EGD)
Colonoscopy 
Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy
Biliary & Pancreatic Endoscopy (ERCP)
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) 
Esophageal pH (Bravo)
Esophageal Motility Studies
Anorectal Manometry
Hemorrhoidal Banding
Flex sig
Chromoendoscopy

Clinical Trials

Our Gastroenterology Providers

Oksana Anand, MD
Dale Bachwich, MD
Gary Bochna, MD
Blake Jones, MD
Michael McGuire, MD
Valerie Stephens, MD
Loyal Tillotson, MD
Chantel Edmonds, C-NP
Laura Schirber, C-NP
Rochelle Smith, C-NP
Amber Wenger, PA-C

Please contact us within five days of your appointment in the event of a cancellation.