An interest in science and a heart to help others inspired Dustin Bechtold, MD, to pursue a career in medicine. Today, he serves as an orthopedic surgeon at Avera Orthopedics in Sioux Falls, SD.
“I enjoy fixing things,” said Dr. Bechtold. “Solving a complex problem that will have a positive effect in a person’s life is very rewarding.”
State-of-the-Art Options in Orthopedic Care
Dr. Bechtold addresses a wide range of complex conditions of the musculoskeletal system with particular interest in hip and knee arthritis and hip fractures.
Some of the state-of-the-art services he offers include:
“It’s an exciting time in the orthopedic field because new technology and enhanced procedures allow us to give the best treatment for our patients,” said Dr. Bechtold.
When he’s not at work, Dr. Bechtold enjoys cooking, woodworking, throwing pottery and gardening. He enjoys growing fruit trees and making hot sauces and salsas from his garden produce.