Dr. Bryan Wellman, MD

Dr. Bryan Wellman, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Bryan Wellman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Sioux Falls, SD and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1210 W 18th St Ste 100

Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Contact Information

(605) 312-8500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wellman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Herniated Disc
very high
more than 93% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Wellman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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12  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Dakota.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Iowa Hosps and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wellman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wellman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wellman to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wellman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Wellman was courteous and caring. He explained my condition in detail, and answered all of my questions fully. I would recommend Dr. Wellman to friends and family.
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Poor bedside manner. I still followed through with surgery and now I'm worse off then when I started. I'm now seeing a neurosurgeon who knows what he is doing
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