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Sanford doctor joins Academy of Master Surgeon Educators

Out of 90,000 applicants, fewer than 100 are chosen each year
Simon Floss 7 min read
Same day surgery center room. Sterile operating room with an operating table, two computer monitors and other digital instruments.

Same day surgery center offers more ways to care for you

Bismarck location handles procedures that would otherwise be performed in a hospital
Erin Horn 4 min read
An athlete prepares to throw a football from the turf field inside the Sanford Fieldhouse.

Weight loss surgery leads to new life in tackle football

Patient calls gastric bypass ‘the best thing that's ever happened to me’
Courtney Collen 7 min read
Dr Gaddum Reddy, surgeon, smiles as he interacts with a patient in a rosy pink exam room Worthington, MN.

Why you shouldn’t wait to schedule your surgery

Scheduling now can minimize complications and help you stay closer to home
Mick Garry 5 min read

Easy access to specialty care helps officer get back on job

Webster police officer receives orthopedic surgery, follow-up care close to home
Mick Garry 7 min read
Sanford Health patient in face mask sits in the waiting room for a checkup after robotic surgery for colorectal cancer.

Patient is colon cancer-free after robotic-assisted surgery

In the hands of a surgeon, robot makes smaller incisions, easier recovery
Erin Horn 5 min read
Two teen Sanford Health patients sit on a couch and smile for the camera.

Teen cousins with same condition get surgery at Sanford

'Nuss procedure' took Carter and Ryan's concave chests and gave them confidence
Simon Floss 7 min read
Young girl smiles in hospital after surgery

Tiny incisions help tiny lung patient recover faster

Fargo-area family wanted to stay closer to home and their Sanford pediatric surgeon
Jason Anschutz 6 min read
Dr. Jacob Quail smiles in his brown U.S. Navy uniform.

Navy surgeon returns to South Dakota to join Sanford Health

Dr. Jacob Quail worked in tropical, coastal locations before Sanford Vermillion
Mick Garry 10 min read
Two health care workers in face masks meet in an exam room at Rock Rapids Clinic. A framed photo on the wall features Rapids Theatre.

Rock Rapids Clinic completes first year as community asset

Convenient care will continue to be a focus as clinic moves forward
Mick Garry 6 min read