Regional Health Welcomes General Surgeon Patrick Kenney, D.O., to Rapid City

Apr 17, 2017
Sarah Fuller

RAPID CITY, S.D. (April 17, 2017) – Regional Health has expanded its general surgery services in Rapid City with the addition of Patrick Kenney, D.O.
Dr. Kenney earned his medical degree at the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, Ariz., and went on to complete his general surgery residency at LAC/USC Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif., and Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, Calif.

“We are excited to expand our general surgery services for our patients and our community,” said Regional Health Chief Operating Officer Paulette Davidson, who also serves as interim president of the Rapid City Regional Hospital and Market. “Dr. Kenney’s specialized expertise in minimally invasive surgeries and other areas of general surgery make him a valuable addition to our general surgery team.”

Dr. Kenney’s general surgery practice includes specialized expertise in robotic surgery using the DaVinci Surgical Robot. The DaVinci will be utilized for minimally invasive surgeries to include hernia repairs, “scarless” incision gallbladder removal, and gastrointestinal tract surgery.

Dr. Kenney’s general surgery practice is located at Regional Medical Clinic – Western Hills Professional Building, 2805 Fifth St., in Rapid City. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Kenney, call 605-755-5700. For more information, visit; for information about Regional Health’s locations and services, visit

Regional Health
Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.


Sarah Fuller
Communications Associate
Strategic Marketing and Communications
Regional Health
Office: 605-755-9164