Get to know Dan Rasmussen, DO, a physiatrist at Avera Orthopedics in Pierre, SD. Rasmussen specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation with a focus on pain management through exercise, physical therapy and interventional procedures. In his free time, he likes to spend time with his family, enjoy the outdoors and go golfing.
Learn more about Oluwagbenga Serrano, MD, a gastroenterologist at Avera Medical Group Gastroenterology in Sioux Falls, SD. Serrano specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders and diseases. In his free time, he enjoys reading and learning about military history and traveling to historical battle sites.
Get to know Brian Collins, PA-C, a physician assistant at Avera Medical Group in Gregory, SD. Collins provides expert and compassionate care for the entire family with primary care services personalized to each individual’s needs. In addition to the full spectrum of family medicine, he has a special interest in diabetes care, sports medicine and occupational health. In his free time, he enjoys spe...
Get to know Laila AbuZaid, MD, an endocrinologist at Avera Medical Group Endocrinology & Diabetes in Sioux Falls, SD. AbuZaid provides specialized care for people with hormone-related conditions such as adrenal disorders, diabetes, and thyroid disorders. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, yoga, interior design and cooking.
Learn more about Huthayfa Ateeli, MD, a pulmonologist at Avera Medical Group Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine in Sioux Falls, SD. Ateeli diagnoses and treats a variety of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory system, such as asthma and bronchitis. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, biking, swimming, playing tennis, running and watching movies.
Learn more about Kristen Jost, MD, a physiatrist at Avera Medical Group Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Sioux Falls, SD. Jost helps patients achieve the highest level of function, independence and quality of life after an injury, disease or disorder impacts their normal functioning. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, dancing, taking her dogs for walks, rock climbing, running and biking.
Learn more about Kate Boos, MD, a family medicine and obstetrics physician at Avera Medical Group 69th and Cliff in Sioux Falls, SD. Boos provides primary care services for the entire family in addition to prenatal care, labor and delivery for pregnant women. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, cooking and reading.
Get to know Oscar Viteri, MD, FACOG, a perinatologist at Avera Medical Group Maternal-Fetal Medicine in Sioux Falls, S.D. Viteri provides expert and compassionate care for expectant mothers with a high-risk pregnancy. He offers genetic testing and counseling, prenatal diagnosis, obstetric ultrasound, and labor and delivery services. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, playing th...
We all want our skin to be radiant and that starts with doing everything possible to keep it healthy. Seeing a dermatologist doesn't just help with the appearance of your skin but it can also help prevent skin cancer and other diseases. Sun safety this summer and all year round can help protect you from one of the deadliest from of cancer.
Health systems are in response mode as the growing nationwide opioid epidemic continues. A recent study finding patients prescribed opioids for chronic back and hip pain for an extended period of time actually had worse pain than those who had been given non-opioids. Doctors at Avera are using genetics to help them prescribe smarter and safer.