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Melody Eide, MD, FAAD

Dr. Eide is a western South Dakota native. Her great-grandfather homesteaded north of Nisland, South Dakota, and she grew up on her family’s farm and ranch. A third-generation graduate of Newell High School, Dr. Eide received her Bachelor of Science summa cum laude from the University of South Dakota. She received her medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School, and continued her training with an internship in internal medicine at the University of Minnesota, masters of public health from Brown University, and residency in dermatology at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. She is double-board certified in dermatology and clinical informatics, which is the medical specialty related to integrating electronic resources and technology in the delivery of quality healthcare.

Dr. Eide practices general dermatology with particular interests in skin cancer and other skin disorders. She is committed to personally delivering and advancing evidence-based care to her patients and promoting health care delivery improvements. Before joining Rapid City Medical Center in 2016, she was on the dermatology clinical faculty at Wayne State University School of Medicine-Henry Ford Hospital for eight years.

She is a Denver Broncos fan and devoted to her family, which includes her husband and three sons. She is grateful for the opportunity to practice medicine at home in the Black Hills.

  • Board Status

    Certified American Board of Dermatology and Clinical Informatics
Excellent4.9 review us onDan Ashmore ★★★★★ Great people and great serviceShari Caffee ★★★★★ Ida Snead ★★★★★ Linda Kramer ★★★★★ Dr Sage is a great doctor as is his staff!! Front desk people are always friendly, courteous and helpful!Cady Barden ★★★★★ Bonnie Miller ★★★★★ I saw Lindsey Slusarski, PAC, for my yearly skin check. She & her nurse, Molly, are very professional yet personable. I trust them for my care.James Speirs ★★★★★ I am very happy with the quality of my care at The Skin Institute and Dr. Eide. I have been a patient of RCMC for many years.Stacy Garbisch ★★★★★ Bree and Dr. Thornburg are the best!Mel Toth ★★★★★ Michelle Watson ★★★★★ Dr. Wittenberg and his team do such a great job of taking care of my dad. Excellent care. Excellent concern and compassion! We feel very fortunate to be in his care!betty street ★★★★★ I experienced a very good and knowledgeable visit with the staff.Barb Wenk ★★★★★ Both Dr. Poling and her nurse took the time to answer a number of questions, explain what would happen and what to expect. I never felt like I was being rushed so they could move on to the next patient. It was very reassuring to fell like my comfort and questions mattered.Laurie Hrachovec ★★★★★ Sharp Tail ★★★★★ Susi ★★★★★ I am always called on time. Hardly no waiting. Staff very friendly.Janice Weisser ★★★★★ Great care and caring people,Brooke Stover ★★★★★ Marie Sortillonjones ★★★★★ Everyone very friendly and pleasant i like the office it was modernizedEthan Sanders ★★★★★ They were quick to get me into my appointment. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. On top of that they were able to easily diagnose what was wrong and prescribe the correct medications! I would highly reccomend this medical center for all dermatology needs.Phyllis Miner ★★★★★ I very much admire Jessica Rachetto. She's efficient and smart. She treats me like I'm important to her. She's the best dermatologist I've ever had.Dorothy Miller ★★★★★ Very quick and efficient full body exam. Dr Thornburg is Personable and willing to answer questions. The reception people also are friendly and knowledgeable about purchasing products.K Rogerson ★★★★★ Dr Poling is a great doctor & I would highly recommend her.Grimsley Morrison ★★★★★ Very nice staff absolutely loved Tia!!!@Judy Love ★★★★★ Jessica Rachetto & her staff are very caring & knowledgeable. I definitely recommend her.Marvin Martinez ★★★★☆ js_loader

(605) 721-3376

2820 Mt. Rushmore Rd.
2nd Floor (Main Entrance)

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