Dr. Loyal Tillotson, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 67

Dr. Tillotson
Accepting new patients

Rapid City Medical Center

2820 Mount Rushmore Rd Rapid City, SD 57701

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Dr. Loyal Tillotson, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Rapid City, SD and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Tillotson has more experience with Esophageal Disorders and Anal & Rectal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Harvard Medical School medical school in 1985. He is affiliated with medical facilities Black Hills Surgical Hospital and Monument Health Rapid City Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tillotson to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Tillotson

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Tillotson treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Tillotson treats other conditions, please contact the office at (605) 342-3280.

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Tillotson is experienced in the area of Esophageal Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Tillotson
Similar Providers
Esophagitis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Barrett's Esophagus
Esophageal Ulcer
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Anal & Rectal Disorders

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Dr. Tillotson is experienced in the area of Anal & Rectal Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Treatments
Dr. Tillotson
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Anal or Rectal Pain
Hemorrhoids
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

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Dr. Tillotson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Emphysema
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Insomnia
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Itchy Skin
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lice
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • pH Probe
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wheezing
  • Wireless pH Testing

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Coventry Health Care PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA PPO
HealthPartners
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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

Dr. Tillotson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tillotson

3.3

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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

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Loyal Tillotson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Tillotson frequently treats Esophageal Disorders and Anal & Rectal Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Tillotson specializes.

Where is Dr. Loyal Tillotson, MD's office located?

Dr. Tillotson's office is located at 2820 Mount Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Rapid City Medical Center

Rapid City Medical Center Independent Lab2820 Mount Rushmore Rd Rapid City, SD 57701
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Practice

Banner - University Medical Center1625 N Campbell Ave Tucson, AZ 85719
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Banner -- University Medical Center South Campus LLC2800 E Ajo Way Tucson, AZ 85713
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University of Alabama Medical Center - Resident Internal Medicine

Banner - University Medical Group LLC3838 N Campbell Ave Bldg 2 Tucson, AZ 85719
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Tillotson is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Black Hills Surgical Hospital

Rapid City, SD

92% Patient Experience Rating, 23% higher than the national average

10 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Monument Health Rapid City Hospital

Rapid City, SD

63% Patient Experience Rating, 6% lower than the national average