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Kirstin Sholes

Kirstin R. Sholes, MD

4.7 / 5 (Based on 85 Ratings) Learn More

"It’s an honor to help women throughout every stage of life. I enjoy getting to know them not just as a patient, but as a person, throughout the years."

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About Me

Expert & Compassionate Care for Women

For experienced and compassionate women’s health care, trust Kirstin Sholes, MD, an obstetrician and gynecologist at Avera Medical Group Specialty Care in Brookings, SD.

“I love the variety of being an OB/GYN physician,” says Dr. Sholes. “I get to see patients in the clinic, be hands-on with procedures and deliver babies, which is really special.”

In addition to annual well-woman exams, prenatal care and pregnancy and postpartum care, Dr. Sholes offers gynecologic surgery, including laparoscopic hysterectomy. This innovative procedure promotes faster recovery, minimal scarring and a quicker return to normal activities.

Active Lifestyle

In her free time, Dr. Sholes enjoys spending time with her family, especially on their ranch, being outdoors, reading, and going to concerts and movies.



University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, Omaha, Medical School


University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology


  • Eligible - American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program


February 11, 2021
I liked Dr. Sholes very much. She was informative and gentle.
January 23, 2021
Kirstin is the best. I'm excited to continue my pregnancy with her. She's very kind and thoughtful.
January 19, 2021
Thank you for a positive experience
January 15, 2021
My interaction with all the staff and providers was wonderful during my visit. Dr. Sholes asked multiple times if I had any questions, and took time to answer them fully.
December 24, 2020
This wasnt my regular dr. I was there for a specific reason, which we focused on.
November 19, 2020
Great Care!!!
November 14, 2020
The Brookings hospital is one of the cleanest healthcare facilities I have ever been in!
November 05, 2020
I was in a lot of pain and the doctor I was scheduled to see couldn't see me due to an emergency, however the nurse was able to find another doctor to see me and was able to treat the pain I was having.
October 28, 2020
I love the Brookings clinic. Honestly, it stressed me out having to go in and do adult things as a college student, but the staff make it incredibly easy and the environment welcoming. Thank you!
October 10, 2020
Keep up , doing agood job
September 30, 2020
Dr and Nurse both were friendly and listened to me fully. They explained things clearly and quickly called me with results.
September 07, 2020
All staff were fantastic ! Being a new patient was great !
August 26, 2020
Great Doctor
August 18, 2020
Didn't resolve my health issue.
August 02, 2020
This was my first time at this specialty clinic and Dr Sholes. She spent considerable time and attention asking questions, re: my history and any symptoms I am experiencing. I felt heard and respected. Nurse was just as respectful and thorough. They were professional and compassionate. Thank you.
August 01, 2020
My doctor made sure to make a connection with me to make me feel more comfortable
July 30, 2020
Nurse is AWESOME!!
July 16, 2020
The place is great but the costs are too expensive and even with insurance we end up going in case of urgency only.
July 15, 2020
Dr. Sholes was great! I was nervous as it was my first Pap smear, but she talked me through everything and made me feel very comfortable. She gave me lots of information and did everything she could to make sure I understand. Her nurse was also very kind and I appreciated her just as much!
July 15, 2020
Dr. Sholes is a great addition to our Brookings' clinic. She is very caring and thoughtful.
June 19, 2020
I was never offered anything for pain and I guess that is why I ended up there in the first place. I did ask a couple times before getting anything.
June 13, 2020
One of the best doctoring experiences I have had. I will be continuing my care there now.
June 06, 2020
I love the staff.
May 14, 2020
Everyone is so nice and caring!

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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