Dr. Alvin Wessel, MD

Family Practice     -  South Dakota,  Rapid City


Dr. Alvin Wessel, MD works in Rapid City, South Dakota is a specialist in Family Practice and graduated Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota in 1980. Dr. Wessel is affiliated with Rapid City Regional Hospital and practicing for 39 years

 Experience and Qualifications


  • Family Practice


  • Anxiety
  • Broken Hand
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Device Implantation and Extraction
  • Dog Allergy
  • Epilepsy, Idiopathic Generalized, Susceptibility to, 1
  • Food Allergy - Castor Bean
  • Homosexual Issues
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Prenatal Seminar
  • Psychological Testing
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Disability Evaluation
  • EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Small Cyst
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hospice Care Services
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Physical Examination
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine

 Years Since Graduation

  • 39

 State License

  • South Dakota

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 Education & Training

Medical School

Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota

Sioux Falls, SD, United States

Graduated: 1980

Residency Hospital

Broadlawns Med Center

Des Moines, IA, USA

Year completed: 1983


1   AAFP
2   SDMS
3   BHMS

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 Office Locations

Primary location

 Rapid City Medical Center

2006 Mount Rushmore Road
South Dakota (SD)
Rapid City,

  (605) 348-2273
Office Volume:    55 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    Yes

Other Office Locations


2201 Jackson Boulevard Suite 102
South Dakota (SD)
Rapid City,

  (605) 348-4645
 Wall Health Services

112 7th Avenue
South Dakota (SD)
Rapid City,

  (605) 279-2149

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions

Rapid City Medical Center, 2006 Mount Rushmore Road, Rapid City, South Dakota (SD), 57701

 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PPO
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Avera
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Choice Health
  • First Choice Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Assignment Part B MCR
  • Medicare for Railroad Workers MCR
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Mutual of Omaha MCR
  • NGS CoreSource
  • Optima Health
  • Prime
  • Sanford Health Plan
  • Standard
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
  • TriCare for Life
  • Tricare PPO
  • Tricare South
  • United Healthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare

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 Affiliated Hospitals

Rapid City Regional Hospital photo

Rapid City Regional Hospital

353 Fairmont Boulevard Po Box 6000 South Dakota SD, Rapid City, 57701

Rapid City Regional Hospital is a hospital located in Rapid City, SD. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 9 of 13 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 2 of 13 procedures.

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    13 January 2019, 09:53
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