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Published on December 12, 2012

Dr. Richard Conklin Now Part of Avera Medical Group Aberdeen

Longtime Aberdeen cancer specialist Dr. Richard Conklin has joined Avera Medical Group Oncology & Hematology Aberdeen, and he will be collaborating with Avera St. Luke’s to improve and enhance cancer care services in this region.

This partnership will involve major growth over the next few years that will help improve access, treatment and outcomes for patients with cancer, as Avera continues to be a leader in cancer care.

Dr. Conklin is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tenn., and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Medical Oncology. He will continue seeing patients at his current location at 620 Third Ave. S.E., just north of Avera St. Luke’s Hospital; phone (605) 622-5613. Avera St. Luke’s Cancer Care Center, a radiation therapy treatment center led by radiation oncologist Dr. Eric Mendoza, is located in the lower level of the building.