Dr. Mark Mayer - Orthopedic Surgeon in Brookings, SD
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Mark Mayer

Mark D. Mayer, MD

Surgery and Orthopedics
4.8 / 5 (Based on 150 Ratings) Read Reviews | Learn More

"Taking the time to listen to patients is vital, and explaining things in terms they understand can really boost their confidence, which helps on the recovery journey"

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About Me

Dr. Mark Mayer brings many years of orthopedic expertise and surgical skill to Avera Orthopedics – Brookings. As a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Mayer can address any injury you might face, as well as chronic conditions and physical issues that can come with age.

With an extensive background in his medical specialty as well as therapeutic approaches to care, Dr. Mayer offers patients comprehensive services, including:

As part of a robust team at Avera Orthopedics – Brookings, Dr. Mayer can provide you the expert care you need to get moving, closer to home and your loved ones.

Active Lifestyle

When he’s not seeing patients in clinic or taking part in surgery, Dr. Mayer enjoys a wide range of pastimes that get him and his family moving outdoors. He also likes to cook world cuisine, gets out for runs all year long and travel.



Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, Medical School


William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Honors, Awards, etc.

Doctor of Medicine with Distinction


American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


May 27, 2021
Thank you for all of you Dr.'s & Nurse's
May 09, 2021
I will definitely have Dr. Mayer do my surgery when the time comes
May 07, 2021
Positive visit for our first visit with this doctor
May 05, 2021
Great doctor
April 30, 2021
Thank you for offering suggestions for pain management & listening to my health concerns
April 28, 2021
Thank you for first class service
April 27, 2021
Very professional! I felt like I got a good exam to determine my injuries.
April 25, 2021
all employees were very professinal
April 21, 2021
I like that Dr Mayer wasn't pushing me for surgery. Some surgeons want to do surgery first thing but he told me that he doesn't do surgery til absolutely necessary
April 05, 2021
The doctor was a half hour late for our appointment
April 02, 2021
April 02, 2021
Good overall care for what my medical problem was. I should not have to return for any issue because of the professional expertise of the Doctor and everyone else.
March 25, 2021
Dr Mayer and his nurse have been great in my surgery recovery experience. They are both professional and very easy to talk to and work with. I have recommended them to anyone I know in need of orthopedic care.
March 25, 2021
Dr. Mayer is kind and intelligent with interest focused on the patient.
March 05, 2021
I was treated professional and went away feeling both better and confident I had received excellent care.
March 05, 2021
I felt very reassured talking to my doctor. He listened, took the time and consulted me with options.
March 03, 2021
Dr Mayer and his staff were courteous and very professional.
February 25, 2021
Our first two visits to this clinic were in the last two weeks. Person care was expected. Skill level and training were pleasant surprise.
February 25, 2021
Everyone was so kind, professional, and thorough. Truly a good experience. I would definitely refer.
February 19, 2021
a great clinic, service and quality treatment
February 19, 2021
Fast, professional, caring Doctor. I was very impressed!
February 12, 2021
It was all excellent
February 12, 2021
Have no complaints on my visits!!!!
January 22, 2021
The improvements that have recently been done st the clinic give it such private and professionsal feel. Thank you for investing in our community.
December 11, 2020
Dr. Mayer and his assistant are very down to earth and easy to talk to. The care I received was outstanding!!
December 11, 2020
Whenever I have seen Dr. Mayer and his nurse it is always a good experience. Dr. Mayer is very knowledgeable, caring, has time to listen and explain in terms I can understand. I feel very confident in Dr. Mayer's care.
December 11, 2020
Very good visit
December 04, 2020
Very pleased with Dr. Mayer, and lobby receptionists were Great!
November 18, 2020
Everything was what i expected! Great service. Saw doc quickly!
October 28, 2020
Great bunch of people,I will continue to my care in there hands
October 21, 2020
These are very respectful and professional staff.I always feel like i received knowledgeable and nurturing care.I appreciate the way they communicate with me.
October 04, 2020
Over all I am happy with the outcome although I am aware it is not over and I need to take things in stride
September 23, 2020
Dr. Mark Mayer really listened to me, treated me respectfully, and did an excellent job with the procedure he performed. He was highly recommended to me and I will, in turn, recommend him to others. What a fine person and doctor!
September 19, 2020
Awesome care team. Keep up the great work. ??
September 09, 2020
The doctor and nurses go above and beyond for my care and to show me they really care and compassion for me as a unique person. I have never found that anywhere else.
September 06, 2020
They were very thorough.
September 03, 2020
It was just a overall great experience.
August 27, 2020
I think that Dr. Mayer is a very caring physician. All of the staff have always been great! I feel very confident in Dr Mayers care!
August 26, 2020
Always an excellent experience here. Dr Mayer is never rushed, always makes me feel as tho he has all the time in the world. Always explains things in understandable terms.
August 04, 2020
Everyone was nice and service was excellent

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