Dr. Jack Schleiffarth, MD

Dr. Jack Schleiffarth, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Jack Schleiffarth, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Rapid City, SD and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University of Minnesota at Minneapolis School of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and otolaryngic allergy.Read his story

4141 5th St

Rapid City, SD 57701

Contact Information

(605) 791-0602

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Avera
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

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Ear Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Larynx Conditions
more than 80% of peers
Head and Neck Surgery
more than 75% of peers

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Dr. Schleiffarth's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schleiffarth "Dr. Schleiffarth received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Minnesota and completed his residency at the University of Iowa. His specialties include head and neck cancer, pediatrics, sialendoscopy and sinus problems. He is a member of the South Dakota Medical Association, The American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, and The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. He will diagnose ear, nose and throat issues that can lead to snoring problems, balance issues, headaches and even bed-wetting in children. Dr. Schleiffarth loves what he does and has received numerous awards including: 2014 5th Year Resident Teaching Award 2011 University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics Service Award 2011 2nd Year Resident Teaching Award 2010 Alfreda Van Wart Resident Research Award 2009 Robert R. Updegraft Resident Travel Grant Award 2007 Graduating Medical Student Research Award Dr. Schleiffarth enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and two daughters. Among his passions are hiking, camping, and the St. Louis Cardinals."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schleiffarth "We pride ourselves in quality patient-centered care. We treated everyone like family and friends. "

2  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngic Allergy

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

68  Conditions Treated


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34  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Colorado College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Minnesota at Minneapolis School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Research Fellow Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schleiffarth has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schleiffarth's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schleiffarth to family and friends
28 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Schleiffarth's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Schleiffarth Says:

Everyone at West River ENT would like to thank you for letting us help you. We strive for quality compassionate care. Making you feel better is our goal.   


Patient Comments (10)

I am a former patient of Dr. Gerti Janns. I called the clinic to get input on where to go since her clinic had closed. The gal I talked to on the phone was nothing but rude and very disconcerned. Understandable they want to have the patients with the best care, but after going through 4 years of...more
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Sent all my old records and new scans over in hopes of getting some ideas of treatment. He reviewed none of these and then made prescription recommendations based on my 8 year old ct scan! Didn’t even look at right one. Spent 5 minutes with me and I walked away with no understanding of what was...more
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I love Dr. Schlieffarth and his staff. They are always so kind and accommodating. I have a lot of issues with my throat and Dr. S has helped me so much. I’m so glad he came to Rapid City. If you need ENT services he is your Dr!!
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Hi Jod, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. Please let us know how we can help in the future! West River ENT

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i have had earaches snce I was a child. Dr Schleiffarth is the only doctire who has helped me address my allergy issues causing thr problems. He is the best doctor I have ever been to.
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Excellent Doctor and Staff. Super nice. I can’t say enough greatness about them all. It was my 2 year olds very first experience with a blood draw and they were so awesome and he didn’t even cry. So pleased to have an allergist and ENT that is so thoughtful and kind. Dr. Schleiffarth gave us 2...more
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