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Amanda Kappenman

Amanda L. Kappenman, MD, FACOG

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"I rely on the golden rule which my father taught me – to treat others how I would like to be treated. I’m always striving to give my patients outstanding care in all aspects of life."

Office Information

About Me

Compassionate Expertise for Women’s Health

As a board-certified obstetrics and gynecology physician at Avera Medical Group 69th & Cliff in Sioux Falls, SD, Amanda Kappenman, MD, FACOG, cares for women of all ages. She provides:

  • Annual women’s health exams, including Pap tests
  • Gynecologic surgery, including minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures
  • Labor and delivery
  • Pregnancy planning and care

As an OB/GYN, Dr. Kappenman enjoys guiding women through the experience of pregnancy and birth. “I love being part of such a monumental moment,” she says. “But I also enjoy getting to know them and hearing their stories throughout their lives.”

Dr. Kappenman hopes her patients feel comfortable sharing their concerns, viewpoints and questions. Her philosophy to providing good care begins by being a good listener so she can address each patient’s health concerns.

“Each person is different and so needs different treatment,” said Dr. Kappenman. “I want them to feel confident that together we can come up with a plan of care that addresses their needs in the best way for them.”

Research Opportunities

Dr. Kappenman has been involved in studies that research the effects of sleep apnea during pregnancy. She is eager to be involved in more research opportunities in the future.

Active Lifestyle

In her free time, Dr. Kappenman enjoys spending time with her husband and children. “My family, including extended family, is very important to me and we spend a lot of time together,” she says. They like to visit parks and festivals, spend time at the lake, ride bikes, read and watch movies and sports. She’s an avid reader, plays tennis and keeps up with sporting news.



Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, Medical School


Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Professional Memberships

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; South Dakota Medical Association


American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Fellow of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists


September 29, 2022
Knowledgeable and caring
August 28, 2022
She was very sweet but did not ask me many questions other doctors have been more detailed, but she was very kind
June 30, 2022
Felt like she wasn't actually listening to what I was saying and I didn't get what I was looking for. Just not the right fit.
June 24, 2022
I wish more emphasis would have been placed on my need for an IMMEDIATE follow up since my heavy monthly bleeding is affecting my quality of life. The scheduler afterwards seemed not to get that memo
May 08, 2022
The nurse told me the doctor would likely discuss a screening procedure because of my age. She didn't bring it up and I forgot to ask.
February 10, 2022
My first experience with her and she was great! Sat down and connected with me. Showed concern and offered treatment options according to my goals of care and not hers. She explained things well.
January 24, 2022
All of my questions and concerns were answered and there was compassion
January 13, 2022
Dr. Amanda Kappenman is the best OB/GYN physician I've been to for my annual visits. I cannot say enough good things about her knowledge & caring. She's the BEST!
October 05, 2021
I've been so impressed with the care and friendliness at everyone at this clinic. I'll keep coming here for a long time!
August 31, 2021
Great experience!
June 29, 2021
Awesome doctor & staff
June 22, 2021
I find that this is one of the best of the Avera clinics for customer service and care. Thank you!
June 08, 2021
OB GYN clinic on 69th and Cliff was amazing...caring, understanding, and very helpful
May 11, 2021
Amanda is an amazing doctor, even after not seeing me for 2 years she remembers details about my life. Its nice to chit chat, like you've known them your whole life!
May 11, 2021
They are really nice with us
April 27, 2021
Dr.Kappenman always takes the time to listen and spend time with me as a patient!
April 06, 2021
She was amazing she spent so much time with us and really listened to me and engaged my husband in the conversation. All of the staff was very helpful and super friendly.
March 30, 2021
Couldn't ask for better care and service!
March 16, 2021
Dr Kappenman is a wonderful and skilled physician
March 16, 2021
The nurse and doctor Amanda were both excellent I was recommended to see her by a friend and I can see exactly why. They understood what was going on and was willing to listen and help out as much as possible. I absolutely loved my experience with both.
February 23, 2021
Feel care for and appreciated
February 09, 2021
Great Experience with all the staff and Dr. Kappenman
January 26, 2021
Dr. Kappenman's nurse was amazing!
January 19, 2021
Dr Kappenman and her nursing team are seriously some of the very best. She takes the time to get to know me as a person as well as a patient and makes my appointments a breeze.!
December 22, 2020
Dr. Amanda & her nurse are just fantastic! I look forward to my annual visit!
December 22, 2020
I enjoy my time with Avera
December 15, 2020
Dr. Kappenman and her team are one of the best. I have always felt that they listen when I have concerns and are truly invested in their clients.

This directory contains information about the provider members of Independent Health Care Associates, Avera Health and all Avera entities, members of the Avera Medical Group, and employed select providers 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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