Dr. Wittenberg is a dermatologist specializing in Mohs micrographic surgery and has always had a passion for the challenges that come with surgery, including removal and reconstruction. He is originally from Hot Springs, South Dakota, where his dad practiced as a vet for over fifty years, but his education has led him to various parts of the United States.
He first attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma and became certified as a physical therapist. After practicing for one year in Rapid City, he decided to pursue a career in medicine and attended the University Of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine. After medical school, he completed an internship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He went on to complete his dermatology training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Wittenberg completed his fellowship training in Mohs surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a fellowship trained and board certified dermatologic surgeon and has been practicing at Rapid City Medical Center since 1999.
Outside of work, he can be found with his wife and three girls. They enjoy being in the beautiful Black Hills and take part in numerous activities such as kayaking, hiking, running, and playing tennis. Traveling to the many great places the world has to offer is something they enjoy as a family.
Dr. Wittenberg’s considers his patients part of his family. His personal mission is to ensure that each patient is happy, healthy, and has access to the highest quality care in Rapid City and the surrounding area. He focuses on explaining each part of the surgical process to his patients, making sure they call with any questions. At the end of the day, as long as his patients are happy, he is happy.