Avera De Smet Memorial Hospital
Contact Avera De Smet
Find out more about top-quality, personalized health care for yourself and your family available close to home.
Avera De Smet Memorial Hospital, along with our affiliated primary care clinics and physician offices, provides you and your family with comprehensive health care—and access to extensive medical specialties—as part of the Avera Health system serving South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota and Iowa.
Innovative Health Care Close to Home
Across the Avera Health system, including Avera De Smet Memorial Hospital, you benefit from evidence-based care, a strong focus on your safety and comfort while you stay with us, and the best possible outcomes.
As a Christian health care ministry rooted deeply in Gospel values, we provide for the needs of the people in our region with quality, cost-effective, accessible health care services, featuring the latest technology.
You receive the same top-quality health services you’d find at major medical centers and regional referral sites, including precision diagnosis and treatment using advanced technology such as:
You and your doctor also can take advantage of Avera’s innovative eCARE™ telemedicine services for 24/7 consultations and treatment from a wide range of medical specialists—all without leaving the De Smet area.
Schedule a Physician Appointment
Call our scheduling receptionist at 605-854-3834 to arrange a physician appointment. Tell us the reason for your visit so we can set up the right span of time. Once you schedule an appointment, plan to arrive 15 minutes early.
We offer outreach specialty services with visiting physicians in specialties such as cardiology, oncology and hematology. To learn more about local specialty care, call the clinic number above or ask your primary care provider.
Schedule a Laboratory Appointment
For most laboratory appointments, plan to arrive at 8 a.m. If you don’t need to fast before your lab, arrive half an hour before your scheduled appointment.
What to Bring to Your Appointment
Be prepared to pay your insurance co-pay amount when you arrive for your visit and bring your:
- Insurance card
- Driver’s license or photo identification
Visitor & Patient Information
Because families and caregiver networks play an important role in your health and recovery, encourage them to visit while you stay with us. Visiting hours are 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Check with our staff for visitor options that best fit your recovery plan.
Find out how to prepare for your hospital stay at Avera De Smet. When you’re ready to return home or when you need additional care, you benefit from our care coordination activities that connect you with in-home services, local facilities and community resources to support your recovery and next steps.
Discover more about Avera De Smet Memorial Hospital, including:
Pay My Bill
Pay your bill online or get more information by calling 1-888-796-9986.
- All co-payments are due and payable at the time of service.
- If you receive care for a work related injury, notify the receptionist when you arrive for your appointment.
Help us submit your claims to your insurance company, Medicare or Medicaid by giving our business office accurate insurance policy information. You’re also responsible for negotiating with your insurance carrier.
- All Avera De Smet Hospital providers participate in Medicare and Medicaid.
- If you’re without insurance, ask us about payment plans or financial assistance to help you cover the cost of care.
Find Classes & Events
Check out health-related classes and events at Avera. Find support groups, health screenings or educational programs designed to help you live better.
Excellent Career & Volunteer Opportunities
Join Avera, the Upper Midwest's health care leader, for an inspiring and exciting career. Search the possibilities below:
Avera also offers many classes for health care professionals and other opportunities for health care professionals, including programs for pharmacy residency, radiologic technology and emergency medical services.
Discover Avera De Smet
Avera De Smet is owned by the City of De Smet, leased by Avera Queen of Peace Hospital and governed by a local advisory board. With a tradition of service inspired by the Sisters of the Presentation and Benedictine Orders, Avera De Smet serves the health needs of eastern South Dakota with accessible, cost-effective care. Review our:
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