Our Providers

Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine
For appointments: 605-665-1152

Diagnosis and treatment of patients with cough, asthma, chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Our pulmonologists provide comprehensive care for patients with lung cancer, lung nodules, and all other diseases of the respiratory system. We also offer expertise in the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders like snoring, sleep apnea, and insomnia.

  • State-of-the-art pulmonary function testing equipment
    • Body Plethysmography
    • Spirometry
    • Methacholine challenge testing
  • Disability testing
  • Pulmonary stress testing
  • Oxygen saturation testing and oxygen titration
  • Arterial blood gas analysis
  • Registered respiratory therapist on staff
  • Patient education

Lori Hansen, M.D.  Lori A. Hansen, M.D., FACP, FACCP

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Pulmonology
MD: University of Nebraska College of Medicine - Omaha, Neb.
Internship: University of South Dakota Affiliated Hospitals
Residency: University of South Dakota Affiliated Hospitals
Fellowship: Pulmonary Medicine - Mayo Clinic - Rochester, Minn.

Professor - University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Vermillion, S.D.
Yankton Campus Dean - University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine

 

 

Michael Pietila, MD.  Michael P. Pietila, M.D., FCCP, FACP

Board Certified: Pulmonary, Internal Medicine and Critical Care Medicine
MD: University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Vermillion, S.D.
Internship/Residency: Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, Minn.
Fellowship: Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, Minn.

Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
American Thoracic Society
American College of Physicians
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
American Medical Association
Assistant Professor - University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine - Vermillion, S.D.

 

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Dr. Pietila joins on Call With the Prairie Doc to discuss respiratory issues.