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Rapid City Medical Center is Pleased to Announce the Expansion of Interventional Pain Department

Sep 24, 2021 09:07AM ● By Med Magazine
Rapid City Medical Center is pleased to announce the expansion of Dr. Tyler Ptacek’s Interventional Pain Department with the addition of Dr. Lance Doeden. Dr. Lance Doeden was born and raised in Fargo, North Dakota and received his undergraduate degree at North Dakota State University. He went to medical school at the University of North Dakota and did his residency and fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Double board-certified in anesthesiology and interventional pain, Dr. Doeden says his biggest hope for his patients is to improve pain, function and ultimately their quality of life without the use of medication.

He enjoys hiking and exploring the Black Hills with his wife Mikayla and their four kids, ages one, three, five and seven. Their three-year-old son has Down Syndrome and his uniqueness and contagious joy has offered the family the opportunity to shout the worth of all individuals. Outside of work, Dr. Doeden enjoys being with his family, playing on the water, reading, watching sporting events and spending time with his church family.

Dr. Doeden was the first person in North Dakota to implant Omnia, the latest technology from Nevro spinal cord stimulation, as well as the first physician in the state to use Wavewriter alpha, the latest technology from Boston Scientific. Prior to moving to Rapid City in July, he was an interventional pain physician at Sanford Health in Fargo for four years. Along with his partner, Dr. Tyler Ptacek, he is a founding member of the Dakota Pain Society.