New Surgeon at West River Health Services
Dr. Robert Gustafson a Board-certified General Surgeon specializing in Laparoscopic Surgery is now seeing patients at Hettinger West River Health Services.
A native of Brookings, South Dakota, Dr. Gustafson attended the University of California, Los Angeles and received his
bachelor of science degree in Physical Anthropology.
He received his medical degree from University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Vermillion.
He completed internship and residency at Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Augusta, Georgia.
Dr. Gustafson served in the U.S. Army for nine years. Five of the nine years, he spent on active duty to SE Baghdad and Tal’Afar,
Iraq in leadership positions. During his military career, he received several awards: Global War on Terrorism Service Medal,
Expeditionary Medal, and the Bronze Star Service Medal to name a few.
His favorite pastime is playing with his children.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Gustafson call West River Health Services Hettinger Clinic.