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George Ceremuga

George Ceremuga, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

"Your most complete recovery is possible when you have an expert you can trust, who will engage an entire team to help guide your rehabilitation journey to its best outcome possible."

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About Me

If an injury or health condition impacts your day-to-day functioning, look to George Ceremuga, MD, a physiatrist at Avera Medical Group Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Sioux Falls, SD, for expert rehabilitation.

Personalized Rehab Care to Help You Restore Function

As a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, Dr. Ceremuga is part of a multidisciplinary team at Avera. Its sole focus is helping you achieve the highest level of function, independence and quality of life possible.

Dr. Ceremuga evaluates, diagnoses and treats a variety of conditions and injuries, such as musculoskeletal injury, sports injury, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury (TBI). He has extensive experience helping patients who have faced strokes, as well as those who face back, neck and joint pain; spasticity; nerve disorders; and more.

Count on him for specialized services, including:

  • Ultrasound-guided procedures, such as joint injections and nerve blocks
  • Electrodiagnostic studies, such as nerve conduction studies and electromyography (EMG)
  • Spasticity management including botulinum toxin injections

Active Lifestyle

In his free time, Dr. Ceremuga enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, traveling and learning about other cultures, along with a passion for outdoor sports like biking and hiking. He loves to volunteer and had enjoyed his experiences as an adaptive ski instructor.



University of South Dakota-Sanford School of Medicine, Vermillion, SD, Medical School


Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) 
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) 
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) 
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)
  • South Dakota State Medical Association
  • Mayo Fellow's Association

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Mayo Clinic Quality Academy Bronze Fellow
  • Mayo International Health Program Award


American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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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