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Chris C. Krouse, DO

Chris C. Krouse, DO

Sports Medicine, Surgery, and Orthopedics
4.8 / 5 (Based on 61 Ratings) Learn More

"Developing a strong relationship with my patients by listening to their concerns, needs and expectations is paramount."

Office Information

About Me

If you or a loved one experiences bone or joint pain, count on Chris Krouse, DO, at Avera Orthopedics in Mitchell, SD for expert care and personalized treatment from diagnosis to recovery.

Orthopedic Expertise

As a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Krouse provides a variety of general orthopedic and sports medicine services for all ages. He also specializes in:

“The best part of my job is being able to see our patients leave with improved function, diminished pain and a smile on their face,” says Dr. Krouse. “We work together as a team to reduce their aches, improve their performance and make their lives better.”

Active Lifestyle

Dr. Krouse advises everyone, including himself, to stay active. “Remain in motion, whatever that looks like for you. Whether that means exercising, going for a walk or playing with your kids, leading an active life provides many benefits.”

In his free time, Dr. Krouse enjoys spending time with his family which includes a busy schedule of sports and church activities. He also likes to travel, hunt pheasants and geese in the fall and enjoy water sports throughout the summer.



Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Downers Grove, IL, Medical School


Midwestern University/St. James Hospital, Chicago, IL, Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics; American Medical Association


American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery; Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Advanced Trauma Life Support


August 11, 2020
Thank you for being so professional and respectful
July 30, 2020
Great customer experience!
July 09, 2020
It was nice to get an appointment within a couple of days of calling for one.
June 15, 2020
I really appreciate how quickly they got me after I called for an appointment.
June 11, 2020
I felt very safe with the COVID-19 changes and they took the time to let you know the expectation
June 09, 2020
They are very nice people there.
June 02, 2020
It's always a pleasure to have Dr Krouse treat me. He's very kind and understanding.
May 09, 2020
The doctor and the staff care about the patients that come in the office will always use there service
April 28, 2020
The ortho clinic is always great and Dr. Krouse is the best.
April 07, 2020
Dr Krouse is amazing!
March 31, 2020
Dr. Krouse is a wonderful doctor with so much knowledge. He is a huge asset to Avera.
December 10, 2019
Every effort should be made to see people as soon as possible.
October 17, 2019
Seemed like he was in a hurry to get out of room

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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