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Orthopedic Nurse Navigator Alissa Henkel received the Spirit of Hospitality Award at Avera Marshall Regions Quality Awards on May 16, 2019.

Our team at Avera Marshall is made up of individuals with a range of specialized skills all coming together to deliver quality, compassionate care for our patients, residents, clients and their families. To recognize the importance of each person, we declared this week to be “Celebrating You Week.” The week included hand blessings, quality awards and, of course, food. Thank you to everyone who plays a role in carrying out the Avera mission and congratulations to the recipients of the Avera Marshall Region Quality Awards!

Spirit of Hospitality Award


Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence


Best of luck to the SMSU Mustang football team in their game at Augustana University today. We were privileged to join the Mustangs for an Avera Game Day event at one of their recent home games. SMSU Director of Athletics Chris Hmielewski presented a plaque to President and CEO Mary Maertens and Dr. Vik Chatrath, Avera Orthopedics, in recognition of Avera’s support of Mustang athletics. Go Mustangs!

SMSU Mustang football team SMSU Mustang football team


Dr. Chatrath – Marshall Independent Story

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Congratulations to the Marshall A’s on their win over Lamberton last week. Thanks to everyone who joined us for Avera night at Legion Field, and thanks to Dr. Vik Chatrath and VanTreia Gross, PA, Avera Medical Group Orthopedics, who represented Avera at the first pitch. Good luck to the A’s as they wrap up their regular season this week and look forward to playoffs.

Dr Vik Chatrath


Dr. Vik Chatrath, Avera Medical Group Orthopedics, performed the first Computer-Assisted Knee Replacement in Marshall this week. Computer navigation allows the surgeon to place the new joint spot-on with the best accuracy, ensuring stability and range of motion.

Dr. Vik Chatrath Avera Medical Group Orthopedics


Congratulations to the Marshall Tiger boys’ basketball team on their win last night over Luverne! Go Tigers! Avera Marshall sponsored the game, and Dr. Vik Chatrath, Avera Medical Group orthopedic specialist, accepted a game ball at half time.

Marshall Tiger Boys


Avera Medical Group providers take many opportunities to educate community members on health topics. This week, Vik Chatrath, MD, Orthopedics, and Alissa Redding, DPM, Podiatry, spoke with students in the GOLD College program at SMSU on solutions for hip, knee, foot and ankle pain. Certified Nurse Practitioner Melissa Scotting presented a seminar on skin cancer risk and prevention at Avera Cancer Institute Marshall.

Dr Vik Chatrath


Dr. Vik Chatrath, Avera Medical Group Orthopedics, gathered a big group of coworkers and friends to participate in the Avera Marshall Race Against Breast Cancer.

Dr. Vik Chatrath Avera Medical Group Orthopedics

Dr. Vik Chatrath Avera Medical Group Orthopedics

Dr. Vik Chatrath Avera Medical Group Orthopedics


Dr. Vik Chatrath and PA, VanTreia Gross. Avera Medical Group Orthopedics

Dr. Vik Chatrath and PA VanTreia Gross


Vik Chatrath, MD – Avera Medical Group Orthopedics Marshall

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