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Dustin Bechtold, MD

Dustin Bechtold, MD

Surgery and Orthopedics

"Serving my patients with excellence, and then watching them get better is what makes my work fulfilling."

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About Me

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.

Active Lifestyle

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.



Creighton University, Omaha, NE, Medical School


University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, Orthopedic Surgery


Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Adult Reconstruction - Lower Extremity


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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