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Chris C. Krouse, DO

Chris C. Krouse, DO

Sports Medicine, Surgery, and Orthopedics

"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

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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