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Our compassionate team is here to help you through your healthcare journey. We offer a wide range of primary care services. At Madison Regional Health System, our comprehensive primary care treatment encompasses several aspects of your healthcare such as wellness and prevention, acute care, and the management of chronic or long-term health conditions.

The Madison Regional Health System Clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Appointments can be made by calling 605-256-6551 beginning at 8:00 am. Urgent Care is available from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Monday through Friday and 8:00 am – 10:00 am on Saturdays. Please use the facility’s main entrance.

To ensure quality healthcare close to home, Madison Regional Health System collaborates with trusted specialists to provide specialized care right here in our facility. It is important to us to provide a quality continuum of care, have optimal communication between care teams, and provide convenient services. To see a list of our specialists, please check out our Physicians & APPs section.

In addition to primary care services, there are several surgical and medical procedures that can be performed in our clinic, including:

  • Skin Lesion Removal and Biopsy including warts, moles, and cancers
  • Removal of Lipomas
  • Vasectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Complicated Laceration Repair
  • Chest/Abdomen Fluid Drainage
  • Abscess Drainage
  • Wound Care
  • Minor Foreign Body Removal
  • Burn Care
  • Limited Breast Biopsy
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Toenail Surgery and Removal
  • Ear Wax Impaction Removal
  • Laceration Repair
  • Hemorrhoid Thrombectomy
  • Casting of Minor Fractures
  • Family Planning options including IUD and Nexplanon placement
  • Colposcopy


Also known as a Medical-Surgical Department, Madison Regional Health System’s Hospital is comprised of dedicated, experienced, and knowledgeable providers who are committed to giving the exceptional healthcare you and your family deserve.

Our hospital has an Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Swing Bed, and our own Birthing Suites & Nursery. All of our hospital rooms are private and have spacious in-suite bathrooms.

“Both my parents were provided excellent care while in the MRHS hospital this past year. The staff members, without exception, are some of the most professional, patient, and caring people. The doctor even took extra time to explain a complex medical condition again so that I could accurately convey the information to my siblings.” –N.M.

The design of our hospital rooms enables the comfort of patients and the efficiency of our staff. The design of our patient rooms enables our healthcare team to apply advanced healthcare tools quickly and confidently. Madison Regional Health System was developed with comprehensiveness in mind. During your stay, if you need them, ancillary services such as laboratory, radiology, physical therapy, and cardiac rehabilitation are available to you.

To provide well-rounded care for all ages of patients, our Hospital team works alongside the other teams within our health system to provide the best care possible. Our Hospital is staffed with Physicians, Physician Assistants, Certified Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Nurse Aides, Health Unit Clerks, and a Discharge Planner.


Many lab tests can discover health problems before symptoms occur. Early detection may allow simple intervention, such as diet and exercise, to prevent health problems. The complete clinical laboratory at Madison Regional Health System, accredited by COLA, is handicapped accessible with a private draw area complete with separate adult and pediatric draw stations.

Our laboratory is staffed by certified technologists, who have a combined 204 years of experience, provide high-quality services 24-hours per day to meet the area’s medical needs. To provide you with convenient care, we will complete lab orders from other providers and facilities. Please call 605-256-6551 to schedule.

Our personnel performs several types of tests and services including:
Drug Screenings
COVID-19 Testing
Transfusion of Blood Products
Cardiac Screenings

Lab Hours:

Our laboratory is staffed by certified technologists who provide high-quality services 24-hours per day to meet the area’s medical needs. For more information on laboratory services, call 605-256-6551.


Our Rehabilitation Department provides physical, occupational, speech, and massage therapy in a variety of settings such as skilled care and outpatient services. We work with all ages including babies and our elderly population. Call 605-256-8915 for appointment information with licensed therapists.

Patients that are part of our wellness exercise program can even use the exercise area for their treatment Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm.

“During the 13 years we have been clients, Madison Hospital Rehab has earned our highest commendation. Our therapists are great at individualizing. We appreciate the way they ask about our goals, and then help us work toward achieving realistic, functional goals.” -T.F.

At Madison Regional Health System, our Rehabilitation Services Department offers the following services:

  • Massage Therapy can add a variety of benefits to your health and well-being including deep breathing, improved flexibility, posture, and circulation. We offer various types of massages including pregnancy, craniosacral, deep tissue, and hot stone. Our licensed massage therapist also provides complementary therapies like cupping and reflexology. Hours are Tuesdays from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Thursdays from 2:00 pm until 7:00 pm, and Fridays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Call 605-256-8915 to schedule an appointment.
  • Physical Therapy provides services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients of all ages with injuries or diseases. Some of our physical therapy services include:
    • Impact Testing
    • Muscle Injury and Fracture Management
    • Dry Needling
    • Balance and Fall Prevention
    • Dizziness
    • Ergonomic Consultation
    • Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (SASTM) Therapy
    • Birth to Three Development
    • Mobility (walking)
    • Lymphedema Management
  • Occupational Therapy is a health and rehabilitation profession that serves individuals of all ages to develop, improve and restore function enabling individuals to reach and maintain the highest possible level of independence. Some of our Occupational Therapies include:
    • Orthopedic and Neurologic (Fingertip to Shoulder)
    • Sensory Re-Education
    • Pediatric Developmental Milestones
    • Self-cares and Activities of Daily Living
  • Speech Therapy is provided by Speech-language Pathologists (SLPs) who work with you to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive deficits, voice disorders, and swallowing disorders in children and adults. Speech services begin with an evaluation of communication and/or swallowing disorders. SLPs provide consultation, intervention, and treatment for these disorders. Speech Therapy provides services to those with:
    • Speech Disorders
    • Voice Disorders
    • Language Deficits
    • Cognition Deficits
    • Swallowing Problems

Additionally, our rehabilitation team is also certified in LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD, which is an intensive program for those with Parkinson’s disease or other neurological impairments. LSVT BIG works with motor movements, and LSVT LOUD addresses speech production and volume.

This list is not all-inclusive. Please let us know if you are curious about a particular service not listed. We’d be happy to help.

Please call 605-256-8915 to schedule.


The Madison Regional Health System Radiology Department provides a full range of radiological services using sophisticated diagnostic imaging technology. Fast and effective results are provided to local physicians by the ability to transmit digital images directly to a radiologist for rapid interpretation if necessary. Our Radiology Department is accredited by the American College of Radiology and is under the medical direction of a board-certified Radiologist.

For your convenience, Madison Regional Health System can perform radiological services even if they were ordered by a different provider. Please call 605-256-6551 to schedule.

“I was there for a CT scan. The staff was very polite and courteous. The CT technician was awesome. She made me feel at ease. All in all a good experience.” -R.T.

Radiological Services include:

  • 3D mammography or breast tomosynthesis uses a moving x-ray source and a digital detector to create a three-dimensional image of the breast. Several low-dose images from different angles around the breast are used to create a 3D picture. 3D is currently considered standard of care for breast imaging. A number of studies have shown that 3D mammograms decrease the false negative rate and increase the rate of cancer detection.
  • Conventional Radiography (X-Rays)  is the use of x-rays to visualize the internal structures of a patient. X – rays of the skeletal system along with the chest or abdominal cavities may be obtained to help make a diagnosis.
  • Digital Fluoroscopy uses radiation to produce real time images. It is the study of moving body structures. It is often used to image the gastrointestinal tract. These tests require the administration of barium to better visualize the anatomy. These exams are performed under the direct supervision of the radiologist.
  • Computed Tomography (CT) uses a combination of computers and X-ray images taken from different angles around your body to create cross-sectional (slices) images of the bones, blood vessels and soft tissues inside your body. A CT scan is often a fast way diagnose disease or injury, it can also be used to organize medical, surgical or radiation treatment. Some exams may require the use of oral or IV contrast as directed by your physician.
  • DEXA Scans use low energy x-rays to measure bone density. Bone mineral density testing is used to evaluate and diagnose osteoporosis, a disease that causes weakening of the bones. This offers a fast, non-invasive way to measure the bone density of the spine, hips and occasionally the forearm. This is a screening tool that will aid your physician in determining your fracture risk and the appropriate treatment.
  • Ultrasound technology uses sound waves to visualize inside the body. This includes obstetrical, gynecological, abdominal cardiac and vascular imaging. With OB imaging we have the ability to connect directly to a Perinatologist to provide expertise data to your local physician. Our state-of-the art equipment has the ability to provide 3-D and 4-D imaging. Ultrasound is often used in conjunction with other imaging modalities to offer a diagnosis.
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) uses a strong magnetic field along with radio waves and a computer to produce images of internal organs and structures in a safe and non-invasive way. This type of imaging can be done for the head, chest, blood vessels, bones, joints, abdomen and spine to diagnose disease or injury. Our MRI machine has a wide bore design that allows for more space and comfort than a traditional MRI scanner.

Emergency Department

Madison Regional Health System, a Level IV Trauma Center, is here to support you and your loved ones during traumas, cardiac events, and other medical emergencies. The goal of emergency and trauma treatment is to stabilize patients and help them through the acute phase of their injury or illness. Our spacious and private treatment rooms allow for superior healthcare to be delivered by our medical team.

In the event that we need to quickly transfer a patient to or from our facility, Madison Regional Health System has a helicopter landing pad. Our educated and experienced team is able to work collaboratively with tertiary facilities to provide the best care for each of our patients.

“Shout out to Madison Regional Health System for the absolutely EXCELLENT care we received in the ER last night! We were in and out in less than 45 minutes. Efficient, excellent, expert care. Thank you MRHS!” -J.R.

Madison Regional Health System also uses an eEmergency Specialist Consultation. eEmergency is a telemedicine service that is available 24/7 to assist our staff in caring for our patients to provide the best possible experience with  their healthcare needs. It provides our staff access and support  from a network of specialists who work with us in the delivery of care to our community.

Surgical Department

The Surgical Department at Madison Regional Health System has over 195 years of combined experience which means you are in the hands of highly trained, compassionate staff that is committed to quality and safety every step of the way. Additionally, Madison Regional Health System partners with Outreach Specialists who perform surgical procedures in our facility to give you the exceptional care you deserve without having to travel long distances.

From the moment you come into the facility for your procedure until you leave, our caring staff is by your side. Post-operative patient rooms are spacious and private giving you the respite you need to recover.

“I had hernia surgery at Madison Regional Hospital. The medical staff treated me with love and respect. I wanted to especially thank my doctor. Doctor Robert Summerer, his nurse Merry, and the other part of the surgical team, Sandy and Mike. It was a very scary time in my life because I’d never had surgery before. They are all angels at Madison Regional Health System. From the bottom of my heart, much love and appreciation to all of you.” -C.C.

Surgical Services at Madison Regional Health System include:

General and Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Emergency/Trauma
  • Bowel & Colon Surgery
  • Stomach/Esophagus
  • Inguinal & Abdominal Hernia Repair
  • Gallbladder
  • Appendectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Placement of Vascular Catheters
  • Breast Surgery
  • Splenectomy

Laparoscopic Procedures

  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Ovarian Procedures

Endoscopic Procedures

  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy


  • Cesarean Sections
  • Tubal Ligation
  • D & C (dilation and curettage)
  • Vaginal/Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Dilation
  • Curettage
  • Ovarian Procedures


  • Testicular Surgery
  • Child/Adult Circumcision

We also offer surgical wound care and podiatric surgeries.

Emergency Medical Services

Madison Regional Health System Emergency Medical Services (EMS), also known as ambulance or paramedic services, are emergency services that provide urgent pre-hospital treatment and stabilization. Our EMS is part of a system of coordinated response and emergency medical care, involving multiple people and agencies in Lake County and surrounding areas.

Our EMS personnel have a combined 265 years of EMS experience, robust knowledge, and use state-of-the-art, life-saving technology to care for you and your loved ones. Our EMS personnel include Paramedics, Advanced EMTs, and Basic EMTs who provide transitional, compassionate, and life-saving care.

Under the Medical Director’s guidance, Madison Regional Health System’s EMS begins initiating life-saving protocols in the field and during transport. Some of these protocols include:

  • Trauma Stabilization
  • IV Therapy
  • Cardiac, overdose, and allergic reaction medications
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Neonatal Resuscitation
  • Airway Intubation
  • Activate the Trauma System

Upon arrival at Madison Regional Health System, our EMS personnel help provide a continuum of care and remain with the patient in the Emergency Department to work alongside providers to give superior healthcare in emergent situations.

If you need Madison Regional Health System EMS standby for an event, please call 605-256-6551.

Birthing Suites & Nursery

As you get ready to have your baby, there is a lot to know and do. Madison Regional Health System is here to help you on your journey to parenthood. With one-to-one attention from your delivery team, you will receive exceptional, compassionate birthing care during your stay with us. We have state of the art technology for monitoring and providing care for both mom and baby including Periwatch and a Panda Infant Warmer. These technologies have wireless monitoring capabilities to help us provide exceptional care. Safety is our first priority and our secure nursery includes an infant security system.

To help you prepare for your new arrival, we offer a free Hello, Baby! Education Series. Included in the education series is Childbirth Education, Breastfeeding Education, and Baby Care Edcuation. For more information or to register for the classes, please click here.

“We had a great hospital experience the day our baby girl was born! I would recommend MRHS as it is close to home, great quality care and a very clean facility!” -D.L.

Our labor and delivery staff are certified in:

  • ACLS – Advanced cardiac Life Support
  • NRP – Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • BLS – Basic Life Support

Additionally, Madison Regional Health System has a CLC Certified Lactation Counselor on staff as well as a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician.

During your labor we offer the following amenities:

  • Birthing ball
  • Peanut ball
  • Spacious Birthing Suite with your own private bathroom
  • Whirlpool bathtub in your private suite
  • Accommodations for your partner or support person
  • Secure unit with infant security system
  • Nitrous Oxide and Epidurals for pain management during labor
  • Direct access to the Operating Room for cesarean-sections

Birthing Suites & Nursery Video Tour Coming Soon!

Madison Regional Health System participates in South Dakota’s Child Safety Seat Distribution Program, which provides new car seats to income-eligible families. For more details, call 605-256-6551 or visit The link provides info about the program as well as current laws for child restraints.