Tamara Poling, MD, FAAD Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Poling practices general dermatology with special interests in skin cancer, skin cancer prevention and cosmetic services. Dr. Poling strives to intently listen and address any and all concerns with her patients. Dr. Poling believes each patient should be treated with respect and dignity, just as you would treat a family member.

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Education & Residencies

  • Bachelor of Science Magna Cum Laude | University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
  • Medical Degree | University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Vermillion, SD
  • Internship in Internal Medicine | University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
  • Residency in Dermatology | University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO

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Personal Life

Dr. Poling grew up in Vermillion, South Dakota where she stayed to complete both her undergraduate and doctoral degrees. After completing her undergraduate studies she spent a year at Oldenburg Universitat in northern Germany earning a certificate of fluency in german.

After completing her specialty training in 1994, she moved to Rapid City and joined the Rapid City Medical Center.

Support Team

  • Brianna, LPN

  • Cassie, RN

  • Jayne, LPN


Your health issues do not wait and neither should you. Our collaborative team is here to serve you when you need us.