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Dr. Loyal Tillotson, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 66

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Dr. Tillotson

Rapid City Medical Center

2820 Mount Rushmore Rd Rapid City, SD 57701
Accepting new patients

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(605) 342-3280

Dr. Loyal Tillotson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Rapid City, SD and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1985 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

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Dr. Tillotson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna PPO
American Republic
Assurant Health
Avera
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care PPO
First Choice Health
First Choice Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA PPO
HealthPartners
Humana
Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
NGS CoreSource
Optima Health
Commercial PPO
Sanford Health Plan
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
Prime
Standard
TriCare for Life
Tricare PPO
Tricare South
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare PPO

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Dr. Tillotson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Esophageal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tillotson treats Esophageal Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Tillotson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tillotson treats Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Tillotson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Benign Tumor
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tillotson treats Benign Tumor more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Tillotson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Tillotson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Dr. Tillotson's Reviews

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Tillotson is certified as a Diplomat in both internal medicine and gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1991
Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1988
Duke University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1986
Duke University Med Center
Internship Hospital
1985
Harvard Medical School
Medical School

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65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)

91% Patient experience rating, 22% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)