The Rushmore Region is known throughout the for its quality healthcare services, its advanced medical and surgical specialities and updated imaging and diagnostic technology.
A tax-exempt, community-based organization, Regional Health is committed to preserving and strengthening health care for the people in the Rushmore Region. The organization is comprised of more than 40 health care facilities throughout Rapid City and the Black Hills region.
Its flagship is Rapid City Regional Hospital, the region's leading medical center, offering a broad scope of services. The hospital serves the 360,000 people who live in the Black Hills of South Dakota and the surrounding region, as well as thousands of visitors each year.
- Custer Regional Hospital
- Lead-Deadwood Regional Hospital
- Rapid City Regional Hospital
- Spearfish Regional Hospital
- Sturgis Regional Hospital
Black Hills Surgical Hospital
A physician-owned surgical hospital, Black Hills Surgical Hospital also includes an imaging center, pain clinic and two urgent care centers, all in Rapid City.
Black Hills Surgical Hospital opened in 1997 with two operating rooms, four overnight suites and 35 employees. The company has grown to include eleven operating rooms, private step-down areas, 26 private recovery suites, a state-of-the-art imaging center and pain clinic, and nearly 400 employees.
Black Hills Regional Eye Institute
For 18 years, the Rapid City-based institute has been offering world-class eye care in the five-state region, with 10 satellite clinics and the most modern and complex eye facility in Rapid City. The Black Hills Eye Institute provides care such eye exams, glaucoma treatment, cataract surgery, retina and cornea, pediatric care and strabismus, oculoplastics, and sophisticated refractive surgery techiques.
VA Black Hills Health Care System
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs maintains the VA Black Hills Health Care System, which provides primary and secondary medical and surgical care, residential rehabilitation treatment program services, extended nursing home care and tertiary psychiatric inpatient services for veterans in South Dakota, portions of Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming and Montana.
Care is delivered primarily through the Fort Meade and Hot Springs VA Medical Centers, as well as through a number of community-based outpatient and rural outreach clinics.