Board of Directors

The South Dakota State Orthopaedic Society Board of Directors is composed of six (6) members. The Board of Directors is comprised of the President, President-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer, Past President, Member-at-Large and the Board of Councilors Representative. The Executive Director serves on the Board in an ex-officio capacity. The officers of the Society are elected annually by the Members at the annual meeting and hold office until successors are duly elected and qualified.

Executive Director

Keri Talcott

PO Box 517
Harrisburg, SD 57032
Ph: 605-275-5350


Steven Giuseffi, MD

Rapid City, SD

President Elect

Daniel Nelson, MD

Dakota Dunes, SD

Immediate Past President

Keith Baumgarten, MD

Sioux Falls, SD


Chad Kurtenbach, MD

Sioux Falls, SD

MD Member-At-Large

Casey Johnston, MD

Board of Councilors Representative & SD State Medical Society Representative

Peter Looby, MD