Dr. Ryan Meis, MD

Dr. Ryan Meis, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Ryan Meis, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Dakota Dunes, SD and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, and more.Read his story

575 N Sioux Point Rd

Dakota Dunes, SD 57049

Contact Information

(605) 217-2667

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Meis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Meis "Dr. Ryan Meis was raised in Crescent, IA, then attended Morningside College where he was a 4 year starter and First-Team Academic All-American shortstop on the baseball team. He then returned to the Omaha area for medical school at Creighton University, before moving on to Madison, WI for an orthopaedic surgery residency. Dr. Meis next spent a year with Dr. James Andrews at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL where he completed a fellowship in sports medicine and knee and shoulder surgery. He has been with CNOS since 2005. Dr. Meis is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He has achieved subspecialty certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. He serves as the team physician for Morningside College and assists with care of multiple high school teams. Dr. Meis also lectures and demonstrates shoulder procedures nationally."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Meis "I am dedicated to the individualized and personal care of each of my patients and their unique circumstances. Due to my own experiences and specialty training, I have chosen to focus my practice on the care of patients with athletic injuries and specialty care of knee, shoulder, and elbow disorders. My experience in Birmingham has provided me with a special appreciation for and understanding of injuries to the throwing athlete. "

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

103  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger

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56  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Morningside College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • American Sports Medicine Institute (Dr. James Andrews)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Sports Medicine Subspecialty Certified, -
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Meis' Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Meis to family and friends
60 total reviews (44 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (60)

  • 5
    (59)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Meis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (44)

Dr. Meis took care of our son when he broke his arm. He is an excellent physician, very accessible and open to questions and a consummate profession.
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Dr. Meis is an excellent doctor. He replaced my right knee and did a wonderful job. He is very professional and very personable. He talks and explains the diagnosis, surgery, and recover processes in an easy understandable manner. He also really cares about you as a person and a friend. I...more
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I have been a patient of Dr Meis for over 10 years. I first had both my knees scoped in 2009. I saw him for a frozen shoulder which he corrected with physical therapy and a cortisone shot. I had been babying my knees getting cortisone shots and finally had a total right knee in June and a total...more
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Dr. Meis is very personable. He explains everything in a simple manner and his calm demeanor is very reassuring in an unfamiliar environment. I would and have definitely recommended him as a health care provider!
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I was very pleased with Dr. Meis and his team. Their people skills were exceptional. What I was most impressed with Dr. Meis was his pre and post operation communications. He was very clear what could go right or wrong in the surgery. After the surgery, not only did he communicate verbally about...more
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