Dawn Flickema, MD – Family Medicine/Integrative Medicine – Sioux Falls, SD 57105
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Dawn A. Flickema

Dawn A. Flickema, MD

Family Medicine and Integrative Medicine
4.8 / 5 (Based on 53 Ratings) Read Reviews | Learn More

"Watching patients make progress as they go through acupuncture, and seeing them improve as they take more interest in staying healthier is rewarding."

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About Me

If you or a loved one is interested in a holistic approach to health, look to Dr. Dawn Flickema, MD, at Avera Medical Group Integrative Medicine in Sioux Falls, SD.

Integrative Medicine Expertise for Your Family

Managing chronic illnesses, relieving pain or improving overall wellness – all goals you can reach with Dr. Flickema’s knowledge and wide-ranging expertise. She holds multiple board certifications, and she can address most health concerns you may face, drawing on 22 years of experience as a family medicine doctor along with specialized training in a variety of areas of care.

She also helped establish Avera’s integrative medicine program.

Medical Acupuncture

As a certified acupuncturist, Dr. Flickema uses this proven technique to treat many conditions:

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Nausea and digestive issues
  • Infertility, menstrual irregularities and hot flashes
  • Insomnia
  • Neuropathy
  • Pain related to many conditions, from arthritis to cancer treatment

Specialized Expertise to Treat Mind, Body & Spirit

In addition to acupuncture, Dr. Flickema’s expertise in nutrition, functional medicine, essential oils, mindfulness exercises and herbs and supplements provides you and your health-care team the comprehensive care you need.

Active Lifestyle

In her free time, Dr. Flickema enjoys time outdoors – gardening, running, hiking, scuba diving, fishing and camping – with her family. 

Dr. Flickema’s two decades of experience and wide-ranging knowledge of approaches such as acupuncture, mindfulness, essential oils and other methods give her the expertise you need to leading-edge care.



University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Vermillion, Medical School


Sioux Falls Family Medicine Residency Program, Family Medicine

Professional Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Honors, Awards, etc.

Patients' Choice award


American Board of Family Medicine
American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
Institute of Functional Medicine
Academy of Pain Research, Medical Acupuncture and Herbal Therapy


October 02, 2021
Very happy
September 28, 2021
Everyone was very kind and understanding of my questions and concerns
September 23, 2021
Dr Flickema is a great caring doctor and I give her an A+ for excellent care and kindness. Bless her heart!
September 18, 2021
July 15, 2021
Friendly atmosphere
July 08, 2021
They were great when I had to bring my 3 kids and they were acting awful the dr and nurse was still able to focus on me and help me through what I needed
July 06, 2021
I have told others about the good care I get there and have recomender her to others.
July 01, 2021
Dr. Flickema is a caring person
June 29, 2021
This was my first time at this clinic. I thought it went very well. Efficient staff. Doctor explained procedure in detail.
June 23, 2021
I allways look forward to my apiontment with dr flickema. Very kind and careing
June 22, 2021
I always enjoy seeing Dr Flickema and the group
May 21, 2021
Dr Flickema is wonderful. I have recommended her to family and friends many times.
April 23, 2021
It was a pleasant experience
March 09, 2021
Very professional & knowledgeable
March 03, 2021
I was new to the process at this clinic, but all went well.
February 26, 2021
Amazing care and concern
January 28, 2021
I have confidence in the Avera Health Care system.
January 20, 2021
Need a primary care with these skills.
December 21, 2020
Always do a good job and listen to my issues
December 15, 2020
Thank you for taking care of us

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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