Dakota Stem Cell Institute is a Rapid City, South Dakota based affiliate of the Cell Surgical Network® (CSN), a large international group of physician-scientists. Our work is to separate individuals' own natural stem cells from the reservoir of the fat layer beneath their skin and give them back in attempt to use the cells' natural healing abilities to improve the patients' health. We encourage visiting the Cell Surgical Network website for a wealth of information about our network, stem cells and what we do.
Dr. Raymond Pierce, MD, Dakota Stem Cell Institute founder, received his undergraduate and medical education in Chicago and his residency training in internal medicine in the greater Chicago metropolitan area. Dr. Pierce, MD. has 30 years of experience in Internal and Hospital Medicine, is an American College of Physicians member and is Board Certified - currently engaged in maintenance of certification.
Dr. Peterson is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who is a native of the Sioux Falls area. After graduating from Brandon Valley High School, he attended South Dakota State University where he received a degree in biology. He then went on to medical school at the University of South Dakota where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. Dr. Peterson completed his residency in general orthopedic surgery at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. While there, he received extensive training in total joint replacement. Dr. Peterson then completed a fellowship in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine in Phoenix, AZ where he developed expertise in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and ACL reconstruction. Dr. Peterson practices general orthopedics and specializes in arthroscopic surgery and total joint replacement of the shoulder, knee, hip, and elbow. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS) and a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS) and Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA).
Dr. Peterson is a fellowship-trained arthroscopic and sports medicine surgeon. He routinely treats injuries of the shoulder, hip, and knee with minimally-invasive arthroscopic techniques. He specializes in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. This highly specialized technique provides very rapid recovery and enhanced outcomes compared with traditional open surgical techniques. Dr. Peterson also specializes in arthroscopic ACL surgery and cartilage restoration techniques. His extensive arthroscopic experience will allow rapid recovery for the elite athlete or weekend warrior. Dr. Peterson also has trained extensively in joint replacement surgery of the hip, knee, shoulder, and elbow. While at the Mayo Clinic he was trained in complex joint reconstructive procedures as well as exposed to the latest techniques. He uses minimally invasive approaches that result in less postoperative pain and quicker recovery. He has a broad general orthopedic practice that also encompasses operative and nonoperative fracture care
At Orthopedic Institute, we have been transforming lives through exceptional orthopedic care for over 40 years.
With locations across South Dakota, southwest Minnesota, and northwest Iowa, OI offers convenient access and the region’s leading orthopedic care with a focus on an excellent patient experience, innovative world-class treatments and a deep commitment to the communities we serve. We believe that once you experience care at OI, you’ll look to us as The One To Trust for your orthopedic care.
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Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy
Sprained ankles can benefit from platelet-rich plasma injections. This technique uses the patient’s own platelets in a concentrated form, injected into the damaged tissue. This can speed healing, reduce pain and reduce downtime from injuries.
Stem Cell Therapy
Stem cell therapy, another use of the body’s own healing elements, can improve stiff knees, relieve painful shoulders and reduce chronic back pain. Our goal is to use the most advanced regenerative medicine available to get you on the path to healing and pain-free living.
If you’ve been dealing with a chronic condition, a degenerative problem or an acute injury, the specialists at Regional Health are ready to help your body target its healing ability to try to help you resume an active, healthy lifestyle. Call us today for an appointment with one of our outstanding Regenerative Medicine specialists.
Dr. Travis R. Liddell M.D is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon serving as an active-duty officer at Womack Army Medical Centre at Fort Bragg, NC. Dr. Liddell have extensive training and experience in practicing at the busiest medical centre in the Army, providing orthopaedic care to elite special forces soldiers, serving as the sole orthopaedic surgeon at a busy combat hospital in a war zone, and volunteering on medical missions to third world countries. This varied experience has helped Dr. Liddell to develop a strong set of skills and ability to evaluate and treat surgical conditions within many subspecialties of orthopaedics.
He evaluates and treats surgical conditions within many subspecialties of orthopaedics including arthroscopic and open treatment of sports injuries, hand, arthroplasty and adult reconstruction, foot and ankle, and traumatic injuries in both adult and pediatric patients.