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Chad Kurtenbach, MD

  • Accepting New Patients


  • Undergraduate
    Dakota State University (Madison, SD)
  • Medical School
    University of Minnesota Medical School
    (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Residency
    Orthopedic Surgery: Orlando Health
    (Orlando, FL)
  • Internship
    Orthopedic Surgery: Orlando Health
    (Orlando, FL)
  • Fellowship
    Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine:
    TRIA Orthopaedic Center (Minneapolis, MN)

Comprehensive Sports Medicine and Treatment of Athletic Injuries
Meniscal Repair and Transplants
ACL and PCL Reconstruction
Multi-Ligamentous Knee Injuries
Cartilage Defects
Shoulder Instability/Labral Tears
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Hip Labral Tears
Fracture Care

Dr. Kurtenbach enjoys treating athletes and active people of all ages. It is his goal to provide exceptional care to each individual and to help prevent and treat injuries. Treatment plans are formed from the most up-to-date information available and are tailored to each person’s goals and ambitions. It is satisfying to help people return to the activities they enjoy.

Completed clinical research in the areas of posterolateral corner knee injuries and ACL tears.
Co-author for a textbook chapter on unicompartmental knee arthritis.
Team physician for South Dakota State University.
Former assistant team physician for the Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx.


Dr. Kurtenbach is an outdoor enthusiast. He enjoys hunting, fishing, boating, skiing, golfing and playing basketball. As an avid sports fan, he looks forward to the start of football and basketball season each year.

Professional Memberships:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
Primary Practice Location

Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

1210 W 18th Street
Suite G01
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

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(605) 328-2663
(800) 367-0899


(605) 328-3737

Additional Practice Locations

Sanford Health Brookings Clinic

922 22nd Avenue S
Brookings, SD 57006

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(605) 697-1900


(605) 697-1919