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Thomas Ripperda

Thomas Ripperda, MD

  • Avera Medical Group




  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Medical Education


University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Vermillion


University of Colorado


American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; American Board of Pain Management; Certified Independent Medical Examiner by the Board of Independent Medical Examiners

Special Interests

Acute Spine Center, Electrodiagnostics (EMGs), pain management, back pain management, workers compensation, spinal cord injuries, stroke, trigger point injections, epidural steroid injections, non-cosmetic Botox injections for spasticity, independent medical exams

Office Information

Doctor's Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 605-322-7319
  • Fax: 605-322-7301


Primary Locations

Additional Locations

This directory contains information about the provider members of Independent Health Care Associates, members of the Avera Medical Group, and employed physicians with Avera McKennan, Sioux Falls, SD and Avera Marshall, Marshall, MN and physicians with hospital privileges at Avera St. Luke's, Aberdeen, SD; Avera Sacred Heart, Yankton, SD; Avera Queen of Peace, Mitchell, SD; Avera St. Mary's, Pierre, SD.

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