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Samuel N. Bartmess

Samuel N. Bartmess, MD

Pain Management and Anesthesiology

"The best part of being a physician is being able to use your hard-earned skills to help and have a positive influence on another person’s life."

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About Me

For expert pain management when you need it most, trust Samuel Bartmess, MD at Avera Interventional Pain Services in Sioux Falls, SD.

Expert Pain Management for Medical Procedures

Dr. Bartmess is a pain fellowship-trained anesthesiologist who provides expert interventional pain services that emphasize a multidisciplinary approach to chronic pain management.

He has a special interest in evaluating and treating neck and back pain and utilizes the most modern modalities of interventional pain medicine such as dorsal column stimulation, in addition to more traditional modalities such as rhizotomy and epidural steroid injections.

“Coming to the hospital can be a stressful experience for many patients,” he recognizes. “My staff and I try to create a welcoming atmosphere for the patient so we may treat their specific pain, but also care for the individual as a whole. I would like all of my patients to have had a positive experience when leaving our clinic.”

Active Lifestyle

In his free time, Dr. Bartmess enjoys spending time with his wife and children. Dr. Bartmess has three children he loves and adores and always has a story to tell about them. He loves to tell the stories of their namesakes, if you ask. He is a student of the sciences, but also enjoys films, music, and appreciates the arts and world history.

He also enjoys playing tennis and running to build stamina to keep up with his children.



University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, Medical School


University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Anesthesiology


University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Pain Management

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pain Medicine

Spine Intervention Society

American Society of Anesthesiologists

American Medical Association


Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology

American Board of Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine

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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