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Gonzalo H. Sanchez Jr., MD

Gonzalo H. Sanchez, MD

Orthopedics: Back & Neck, Orthopedics: Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine, Surgery, and Orthopedics
4.6 / 5 (Based on 256 Ratings) Read Reviews | Learn More

"As a surgeon, I’m able to directly intervene in a patient’s circumstance and see results. It’s very gratifying to have a hand in their healing."

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About Me

Orthopedic Expertise Close to Home

No matter your age, you can count on Gonzalo Sanchez, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Avera Orthopedics in Pierre, SD, for expert orthopedic care and surgery.

Dr. Sanchez has over 20 years of experience in treating a variety of orthopedic conditions and injuries. In addition to general orthopedic care, he offers:

  • ACL repair including revision ACL reconstruction
  • Arthroscopy
  • General hand surgery
  • Routine total joint replacement
  • Spine surgery
  • Sports medicine

Active Lifestyle

In his free time, Dr. Sanchez enjoys spending time with his family, especially outdoors. “We live near the water and spend our summers jet skiing and fishing and winters chasing the birds, hunting and fishing. This lifestyle is hard to beat,” he says.

Have an Orthopedic Question?

Find answers to frequently asked orthopedic questions from Gonzalo Sanchez Jr. MD, and Dan Rasmussen, DO, as they talk about when to seek orthopedic care, the types of treatment options available and when to consider orthopedic surgery.



University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Medical School


University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, Orthopedic Surgery


American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


May 27, 2022
I have always had a great experience with Dr. Sanchez and his staff
May 25, 2022
Dr. Sanchez is the best! I recommend him all the time.
April 29, 2022
February 09, 2022
I felt the healthcare provider and his staff did a very good job with my care.
February 02, 2022
Dr. Sanchez clearly explained the best treatment option for my injury.
January 28, 2022
Truly felt the doctor listened to what I was trying to explain
January 19, 2022
January 13, 2022
Dr Sanchez is very professional. He cares about his patients.
October 05, 2021
Doctor came in for not even 5 minutes didn't hardly say anything
October 05, 2021
Excellent Care
September 21, 2021
Best Dr and staff ever
September 14, 2021
Dr. Sanchez and Nurse have done a fantastic job helping me recover from my injury. I feel they have been very caring and understanding of my needs!
September 07, 2021
It was very good
August 31, 2021
Always professional and helpful. Thank you all so much
August 31, 2021
thanks for having the services here
August 24, 2021
If your appointment is at 1pm then the soctor should be there at that time also.
August 10, 2021
they were very good to me. appreciate all they did.
August 03, 2021
First timr in since we are new to town. Very pleased with everyone
August 03, 2021
Thank you for helping.
July 27, 2021
I felt like they really cared
July 20, 2021
I think everybody there was very helpful and kind.
July 20, 2021
Everyone treated me with respect
July 13, 2021
Dr. Sanchez is simply amazing. I don't know how is juggles all of his clinic patients and surgery. He is very genuine.
July 13, 2021
Thank you to all in the Ortho department!!
July 13, 2021
Everything was on time no long waits very friendly people and clean
June 29, 2021
I was very pleased to hear that surgery is not the 1st option that other treatment will be tried first.
June 22, 2021
Doctor could spend a little more time in the room with the patient. My time spent in waiting room and again waiting after being called back far exceded time spent with doctor.
June 15, 2021
I don't understand why people go out of town when we have such good medical care in Pierre
June 01, 2021
Dr. Gon Sanchez and his nurse are definitely the topnotch medical personnel!
June 01, 2021
Good as always!
May 25, 2021
This wa the first time I had seen this Dr. Good experience.
May 11, 2021
It was my first appointment with Dr. Sanchez. It went very well. I was nervous but they were very good and it helped my relax.
May 11, 2021
They all did well.
April 20, 2021
Staff was very attentive and caring.
April 13, 2021
Dr. Sanchez and his staff are awesome, and they care about me and my condition.
April 13, 2021
Great people...made me feel comfortable and confident.
April 06, 2021
Can't beat this group.
April 06, 2021
Everyone was truly wonderful to me.
March 23, 2021
The Avera Medical Group has always treated I and my family well? I have no complaints.
March 23, 2021
Very satisfied with care and respect from all staff
March 23, 2021
Good people.
March 02, 2021
The patient has a speech impediment and requires a lot of patience to get what his is trying to say, and the doctor and nurse do that extremely well
February 16, 2021
Great customer service!
February 16, 2021
All went well.
February 16, 2021
I was treated with great respect from the time i entered the buifding until i left. Dr .G. Sanchez wss great and so was his assissant student Doctor. . I enjoyed my visit.
February 16, 2021
Dr. Sanchez and his team are the best. They all are caring and I felt like they remembered me from my past visits and they were concerned about me as a person and a patient.
February 16, 2021
It's always a good experience going to Dr Sanchez office
February 16, 2021
The doctor changed his mind from the last time I was in his office. I did not understanding why.
February 02, 2021
Staff and Dr. were very kind.
January 26, 2021
The nurses and doctors are just wonderful.
January 26, 2021
The staff I had contact with were great
January 19, 2021
I spent 1hour in waiting room
January 19, 2021
Everyone is very caring
December 29, 2020
Great teamwork
December 29, 2020
Great turnaround time. While I was in and out quickly, I was explained everything better than could be expected. I always enjoy seeing Dr. Sanchez, his PA, and their nurse. They always take great care of me.

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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