Dr. Michael Rafferty, MD

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Specializes in Urgent Care Medicine • Male • Age 51

2820 Mount Rushmore Rd
Rapid City, SD 57701
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Patient Satisfaction

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rafferty to family and friends is 4.8 out of 5 5 1 4

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Rapid City Medical Center, LLP
Rapid City Medical Center, LLP
2820 Mount Rushmore Rd
Rapid City, SD 57701
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    Dr. Rafferty's Experience

    Specialties

    • Urgent Care Medicine
    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Laceration Repair
    • Physical Examination
    • Splinting
    • Stitches
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    • Allergies
    • Anxiety
    • Asthma
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Injuries
    • Laceration
    • Pneumonia
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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    Background Check for Dr. Rafferty

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Dakota.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of South Dakota School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    Rapid City Regional Hospital Family Practice Residency Clinic
    Complete in 1998

    Undergraduate Schools

    South Dakota State University
    Graduated in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rafferty & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Rafferty

    Dr. Michael Rafferty, MD
    DR. RAFFERTY RESPONDS - (Dr. Rafferty, edit your response)

    Thank you for your comments. We realize how important your feedback is to our continued improvement and success.

    Our vision at RCMC is to build strong, lifelong relationships with our patients. Your comments help our entire staff to learn what our patients appreciate and deserve.

    We want to maintain your trust and confidence, so when you refer your family and friends you will have no doubt that they will receive the same dedication and respect that you have to come to expect from us.

    Thank you for allowing Rapid City Medical Center to participate in your healthcare.

    Jennifer Hanson

    Customer Service Manager

    Rapid City Medical Center

    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.8
    • 4 responses

    4.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rafferty to family and friends

    4.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Dr. Rafferty's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Rafferty

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.8 out of 5

    4 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Rapid City Medical Center, LLP
    2820 Mount Rushmore Rd
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    (605) 388-5590 (Office)
    (605) 721-8445 (Fax)
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