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.