Black Hills Pediatrics


Pediatricians, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Sports Medicine Emergency Practitioners, Emergency Practitioners, Emergency Medicine - Sports Medicines, Neonatal - Perinatal Pediatricians

  • 2905 5th St Rapid City, SD 57701-7316 (605) 341-7337

Doctors in Black Hills Pediatrics

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  • 3 star medical school
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  • Dr. Sam L Mortimer, MD
  • Emergency Medicine - Sports Medicine, Emergency Practitioner, Sports Medicine Emergency Practitioner, Pediatrician, Orthopaedic Surgeon
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  • 4 star medical school
  • Completed fellowship
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  • Completed fellowship
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  • 4 star medical school
  • Completed fellowship
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  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star medical school
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  • Patients' Choice Award
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  • 4 star medical school
  • Completed fellowship
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Black Hills Pediatrics Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 16 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Black Hills Pediatrics when asked is good. Black Hills Pediatrics has been reviewed by 16 patients. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Black Hills Pediatrics as provided by patient reviews is 11 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Black Hills Pediatrics Summary

Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Medical Schools Attended

  • Creighton University
  • University of South Dakota
  • Children`s Mercy Hospital

Hospital Affiliations

  • Rapid City Regional Hospital
  • Sturgis Community Health Care Center - CAH

Languages Spoken

  • Data not available

Specialist

  • Pediatrician
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Sports Medicine Emergency Practitioner
  • Emergency Practitioner
  • Emergency Medicine - Sports Medicine
  • Neonatal - Perinatal Pediatrician

Insurances Accepted

  • Medica Health Plans
  • DAKOTACARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Independence Blue Cross

Information about Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment.

Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like Black Hills Pediatrics that specializes in pediatrics.

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice:

  • Access to doctors from various disciplines for referrals and advice
  • Better coverage on weekends and off-hours
  • One-stop clinics for comprehensive care and testing

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Black Hills Pediatrics Details

10 are board certified
1 is 4 star rated by patients
4 went to a top rated school
11 minutes average wait time
6 are rated on Vitals.com
9 are male
3 are female
1.93 average overall rating
2 different specialties

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