Our Surgeons

Dr. Schutz is board certified by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc. and the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Inc. He has more than twenty years of experience in facial rejuvenation, body contouring, breast reconstruction, wound healing, burn wound management and breast enhancement.

Dr. Snyder is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. She is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. She has special interests in breast reconstruction, breast enhancement and body contouring. She has been in plastic surgery since 2005. Prior to joining the Rapid City Medical Center she served as assistant professor in plastic surgery and otolaryngology - head and neck surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Dr. Tyler Ptacek joined his family in the Black Hills in 2020 where he founded the Interventional Pain Department at Rapid City Medical Center. He enjoys combining the combining of the art and science of modern medicine into improving people's lives and providing high quality care to the local communities.

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.