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Ryan Prusa

Ryan Prusa, DPM

Surgery, Orthopedics, and Orthopedics: Foot & Ankle

"Mobility is so important no matter who you are or what age you are, which motivates me to deliver the best and most effective care to all of my patients. A team approach with open communication between the provider and patient is important when solving a foot and ankle problem. In addition, I believe there are no wrong questions."

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About Me

Your feet and ankles are key to your mobility throughout life, whether you’re an athlete or just going to the grocery store. Ryan Prusa, DPM, an expert in foot and ankle care and surgery at Avera Medical Group Specialty Care in Brookings, SD, helps you stay active and keep moving with expert and innovative care.

“I’m a provider with the heart of a teacher, and that a patient’s understanding of their condition is critical for a good outcome,” said Dr. Prusa. “Creating an individualized treatment plan for each patient’s unique problem will help us achieve this goal.”

While an Iowa native, he’s excited to call Brookings home and looks forward to providing the best care possible to the people in this community.

Expert Care in Podiatry

Dr. Prusa offers both surgical and nonsurgical solutions for a variety of conditions related to the foot, ankle, and lower leg, including, but not limited to:

Active Lifestyle

Dr. Prusa is married with four children; his family is the joy of his life. As for personal interests, he likes spending time outdoors, hiking, boating and family games nights.

“Puzzles are awesome, too, and I don’t care who knows!” he said.



Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, Medical School


Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, IA, Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Professional Memberships

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Medical Research & Clinical Trials

  • Peroneal Tendon Repair using a Synthetic Hybrid-Scale Fiber Matrix
  • Clinical Utility of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Nasal PCR Assays Beyond Respiratory Infections
  • Calcaneal Bone Tumors
  • Revision of Malaligned Lapidus and Nonunited Lapidus
  • Revision of the Chronic Syndesmotic Injury
  • Revision of Failed First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Implant

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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