Robert Schutz, MD, FACS

Robert Schutz, MD, FACS

Dr. Robert Schutz is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Rapid City, SD with more than 20 years of experience. He attended medical school at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, and completed a general surgery residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa, followed by a plastic surgery residency at Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is knowledgeable in the treatment of facial rejuvenation, body contouring, breast cancer and breast reconstruction, and various other specialties.

Dr. Schutz is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He is also a member of the South Dakota State Medical Association, Black Hills Medical Society, Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons, and the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. 

Dr. Schutz has been a clinical professor at the Sanford School of Medicine, University of South Dakota.  He has been awarded a certificate of recognition by the Allergen Academy. To keep current with the field of plastic surgery, Dr. Schutz has completed and continues to complete CME and certification requirements for the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

From the Doctor:

“My philosophy is to listen to my patients and achieve a natural-looking result with every surgery and procedure. When it comes to facial rejuvenation and body contouring, I believe less can be more. I also believe the goal is to help patients look like younger versions of themselves while still retaining the facial characteristics that are uniquely theirs.”

“In my practice, we are committed to leading-edge technology and the many ways it can make things simpler and easier for our patients. I spend a lot of time during the consultation process so that I can thoroughly understand what a patient wants to achieve. It’s my job to help manage their expectations, explain the limits of plastic surgery, and partner with them to find the least invasive measures to achieve their goals.”

Dr. Schutz draws patients from all over South Dakota including Pierre and Spearfish, as well as from across the country and around the world. Patients travel from Montana, Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Minnesota, Iowa, California, and even Australia and Germany for his expertise. Contact Dr. Schutz at Black Hills Plastic Surgery by calling (605) 343-7208. You may also use our online consultation request form.

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