Dr. Daniel Dixon - Orthopedic Surgeon in Aberdeen, SD
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Daniel Dixon

Daniel Dixon, MD


"The best part about my job is following up with patients after a surgery or conservative treatment and they are already getting back to the activities that they couldn’t do before."

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About Me

If you’re facing a painful, back-related orthopedic condition, Daniel Dixon, MD, provides comprehensive spine care at Avera Orthopedics in Aberdeen, SD. He is fellowship-trained in spine surgery and strives to find pain relief for lumbar-area musculoskeletal conditions.

Growing up, Dr. Dixon felt drawn to the medical field after seeing the faithful care from physicians and nurses toward his family members. As he was pursuing his medical degree, he decided to specialize in orthopedics after caring for patients in the emergency department and operating room.

Comprehensive Care for Orthopedic Spine Conditions

Some of the spine conditions that Dr. Dixon provides treatment for include:

  • Arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Spine disorders
  • Sports injuries
  • Total joint replacement
  • Trauma

Supporting Patients Throughout Their Health Care

Dr. Dixon wants patients to feel comfortable and in control of their health care. He encourages them to be an active participant in their health by asking questions and seeking out appropriate answers.

“It’s important that, as a physician, I take the time to listen to their concerns and explain their condition and treatment in terms that aren’t complicated,” said Dr. Dixon.

Active Lifestyle

In his free time, Dr. Dixon enjoys spending time with family, coaching/attending his children's sports, hunting, fishing, tubing/water skiing, wakeboarding, playing slow pitch softball, golfing and snowmobiling.

Special Interests

Adult degenerative spine practice

Personal Interests

Spending time with family, coaching/attending my children's sports, hunting, fishing, tubing/water skiing, wakeboarding, slow pitch softball, golfing and snowmobiling



University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, Medical School


Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners/Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, Orthopedic Surgery


OrthoCarolina/University of North Carolina Spine Center, Charlotte, Spine Surgery

Professional Memberships

AO Spine Surgery North America

North American Spine Society

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons


Eligible - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

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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