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Kirstin Sholes

Kirstin R. Sholes, MD

4.6 / 5 (Based on 58 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


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!
February 20, 2020
Dr. Sholes is very sweet and is always sure to give me thorough evaluations. She is also very good about checking in with me and how my mental and physical health is doing. I have been able to comfortably and confidently confide in her about health issues and feel much better and educated once I leave my appointment!
February 19, 2020
Very frienly,listenef to my concerns, didn,t feel they rushed me through. My only problem was they didn't have my appt. listed but found time for me. I did have an appt. made.
February 17, 2020
Dr. Sholes and her nurse were phenomenal! I was very impressed by how much time Dr. Sholes took with me and asked questions to truly get to know myself and my health history. Both the nurse and Dr. Sholes used empathy and grace when meeting with me last week.
December 19, 2019
Kirstin was wonderful! She was thorough and listened to and addressed all of my concerns.

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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