Dr. Hefty joined Mid Dakota Clinic PrimeCare in September 2015. A specialist in General Surgery, he received his medical degree from the University of North Dakota. He completed his residency at the Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners in affiliation with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in Grand Rapids, MI. Dr. Hefty is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Michigan Bariatric Society, the North Dakota Medical Association, the Sixth District Medical Society, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. His professional interests include bariatric surgery, endocrine surgery, general surgery, laparoscopic foregut surgery, trauma and surgical critical care.