Avera St. Luke's Hospital
Aberdeen, South Dakota
Avera St. Luke's is proud to carry on the long-standing caring tradition inspired by the Presentation and Benedictine Sisters.
As a Christian health care ministry rooted deeply in Gospel values, we provide for the needs of the people in our region with quality, cost-effective, accessible health care services, featuring the latest technology.
Orthopedic Surgery Specialists Joins Avera Medical Group
Orthopedic Surgery Specialists (OSS) of Aberdeen, will join Avera Medical Group (AMG) on January 1, 2014. The longtime orthopedic specialist practice that serves a large region surrounding Aberdeen, will be changing its name to Avera Orthopedic Surgery Specialists.
We welcome the five orthopedic surgeons, the physical medicine and rehab specialist, primary care sports medicine specialist, and podiatrist of OSS to Avera Medical Group. Along with the physicians, we also welcome their excellent staff of 115 employees to our Avera family.
“This is a true partnership that will solidify the Avera Medical Group and Avera St. Luke’s Hospital as the premier provider for orthopedic services within a 200 mile radius of Aberdeen,” says Todd Forkel, President and CEO of Avera St. Luke’s Hospital.
Avera St. Luke's Now Level III Trauma Center
Avera St. Luke’s Hospital has been verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons-Committee on Trauma, and is now the region’s only Designated Area Trauma Hospital. This achievement recognizes the hospital's voluntary dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients.
National Citation for Patient Excellence
Avera St. Luke’s Hospital has been named a national recipient of the Premier “Partnership for Patients Award” Citation of Merit. This award recognizes excellence of achievement in avoiding hospital-acquired conditions and readmissions. Premier recognizes the outstanding work of its members and suppliers in their efforts to improve community health.