Dennis Glatt, MD

location phone (605) 328-3840
Dennis Glatt, MD - Surgery


Medical School
University of South Dakota (Vermillion, SD)
Summa Cum Laude
University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, TX at Parkland Hospital, 2002
American Board of Surgery

Areas of Expertise

General Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Breast Surgery, Endocrine (Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal) Surgery, Spinal Exposures, Anti-reflux surgery ( LINX reflux management system / Nissen fundoplication), Upper Endoscopy and Colonoscopy, Director of Sanford Trauma Program, Director of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program (Gastric Bypass, Sleeve, Lap Band, Orbera gastric balloon)

Unique Medical Experience and Research

American College of Surgeons (ACS)
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) - Center of Excellence
Parkland Surgical Society
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
South Dakota Chapter American College of Surgeons
South Dakota Medical Association (State and District)
Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST)
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)

Medical Staff Leadership:
Director of Trauma for Sanford USD Medical Center
Sanford’s Level II trauma center is dedicated to continually improving trauma care through quality improvement programs, trauma prevention, and continuing education.

Dr. Glatt is certified as an Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor and is a course instructor regularly.

Director of the Sanford Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Program
Dr. Glatt has a special interest and expertise in helping patients achieve sustained weight loss and resolution of comorbidities with weight loss surgery. Together with a multidisciplinary team, this program works diligently to improve health, quality of life and long term survival of patients struggling with obesity. He is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and is designated as a Center of Excellence Bariatric Surgeon. The COE Surgeon designation recognizes his substantial lifetime bariatric surgery experience of over 600 cases, ongoing active weight loss surgery practiceof nearly 200 cases annually and commitment to quality and continued improvement of the care the bariatric patients. He offers the full spectrum of mimimally invasive bariatric surgery options including laparoscopic gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and laparoscopic gastric bypass along with revisional surgery. He has completed the Advanced Surgeon Training Program on the Lap Band Adjustable Gastric Band System. He regularly provides seminars for patients and other healthcare providers on weight loss and metabolic surgery.

Assistant Professor at the Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota
Dr. Glatt believes in quality training and education, and teaches medical students, physician assistants and residents during clinical experiences. He serves on the clinical mentoring program for USD medical students.

Languages Spoken



Primary Practice Location

Sanford Surgical Associates

1508 W 22nd Street
Suite 101
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
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M–F: 8:00 AM–5:00 PM



(605) 328-3840


(605) 328-3841
Additional Practice Locations

Viborg Medical Clinic

103 West Pioneer Avenue
Viborg, SD 57070
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(605) 326-5201


(605) 326-5196

Sanford Bariatric & Metabolic Surgical Center

1508 W 22nd Street
Suite 101
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
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(605) 328-3840


(605) 328-3841

Sanford Canton Clinic

400 N Hiawatha Drive
Canton, SD 57013
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(605) 764-1500


(605) 764-1501