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Tamara Poling, MD, FAAD

A native of Vermillion, South Dakota, Dr. Poling attended the University of South Dakota, where she earned a magna cum laude undergraduate degree in chemistry. 

After studying in Germany, she returned to Vermillion to attend medical school at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine. Following a one-year internal medicine internship at the University of Colorado, she began specialty training in dermatology at the University of Colorado-Denver.

She completed specialty training and joined The Skin Institute at Rapid City Medical Center in 1994. Her special interests are in skin cancer, skin cancer prevention and cosmetic services. Dr. Poling strives to intently listen and address any and all concerns with her patients. She believes each patient should be treated with respect and dignity, just as you would treat a family member.

Dr. Poling enjoys scuba diving, vertical caving, tending to her succulents, and hiking.

Excellent5.0 review us onlusk public works ★★★★★ Always a great visitLori Wood ★★★★★ The doctor took her time and she listen to me and she check the areas that I wanted. She told me coming back every year was necessary. And I just felt satisfied.Donald Gustin ★★★★★ Best experience ever! No blemishes and Dr Poling and her nurse were both friendly and helpful!Lyle Heinrich ★★★★★ Dr. Poling and Ari both did an outstanding job. Both very friendly and professional.Dee McCarthy ★★★★★ Steve Armour ★★★★★ LaMoyne Daranll ★★★★★ Dr Poling is as good as the get. Always professional, friendly and caring.Donald Andersen ★★★★★ Dr. Poling always explains the situation in my terms so the anxiety is less.Doyle Nehl ★★★★★ Always have a good experience when seeing Dr Poling. Always very informative and helpful.ThanksDan Ashmore ★★★★★ Great doctor and staff!Pennie Willett ★★★★★ I've seen Dr Poling for many years and have always been happy with our visits.Brooke Haga ★★★★★ Robin Whalin ★★★★★ Always a pleasure talking with the doctor and her staff. Excellent care.Jill Westendorf ★★★★★ I LOVE my annual visits to Dr. Pohling's office. Very weird statement, but she and her staff are so thorough, efficient and professional. I got in to my appointment at the designated time, had a thorough examination, some spots frozen, made my next annual appointment and was back in my vehicle within 20 minutes! I did not feel rushed, either!Janice Lundgren ★★★★★ Donald Smalley ★★★★★ Very thorough and clear explanation of care.Mark B ★★★★★ js_loader

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