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Chris C. Krouse, DO

Chris C. Krouse, DO

Sports Medicine, Surgery, and Orthopedics
4.6 / 5 (Based on 64 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


October 17, 2019
Seemed like he was in a hurry to get out of room
October 01, 2019
Good discussion but it could have taken place via video chat.
August 30, 2019
They were all respectful and caring! Awesome staff!
August 29, 2019
Dr. Krouse was very caring and listened to my problem and gave me great suggestions to help in the future with my should pain in the future. Great care!!!
August 29, 2019
I like how caring and loving they are everytime i go in. They treat me as a person and not as a medical case.
August 27, 2019
I really like my Doctor he gives it to me straight and no sugar coating. He tells me what I need to do and how to do it.
August 01, 2019
Dr Krouse is the best doctor I've seen about my knee problems.
July 19, 2019
After care instructions would have been nice
July 02, 2019
Over all a good experience.
June 27, 2019
Arrived early and they started right away. That is good. My time is as valuable as theirs so I don't want it wasted.
May 27, 2019
very positive experience, would recommend and definitely use services again
May 16, 2019
Still seeing the Doctor, hope my results turn out well
May 16, 2019
Would like the results to my CAT scan and what's next for my treatment plan.
May 15, 2019
When I made the appointment I wrote on my calendar the date and time, when I arrived at the clinic they told me I was supposed to be there at 1 and I had written down 2, felt terrible, but another office gal said we will work you in.
March 26, 2019
I would like to say that Dr Krouse and his assistant are two of the best people in there field of work to deal with they both show compassion to you as a patient and as a person and are very easy to talk to if you have questions. I would recommend both of them to any people I know without a doubt in my mind
March 14, 2019
She was great at her job
March 14, 2019
Dr Krouse gave me answers to questions asked and RELIEF in my right knee!!
March 06, 2019
It was a great experience.
March 02, 2019
Dr. K was very personable.
March 01, 2019
Last visit we satin the waiting room for 45 minutes and then in the room for another 30 before we seen the doctor.
February 28, 2019
The person making my surgery date was not informative as she had given me a packet of paperwork and if I asked about something she just said it's in the papers just read about it.

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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