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Briana M Hill, MD

Dr. Briana M. Hill is a native of southern California and graduated from the University of California with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 1982. That summer she was commissioned an Ensign in the United States Naval Reserve and began studies in medicine attending the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. She received a doctorate of medicine in 1986 and returned to southern California to complete a one year transitional internship at Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego.

Her first duty station was at the Branch Medical Clinic, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii as a general medical officer. During this three year tour she practiced general medicine in the military sick call clinic and the acute care services of the Pearl Harbor Medical Center. 

Returning stateside she completed a “full-time out service” residency program in Dermatology at the University of Colorado, Health Sciences Center  in Denver, Colorado and received board certification upon completion in 1994. It was during this three year residency program that she met her long time friend and esteemed colleague Dr. Tamara Poling.

Between 1994 and 2006 Dr. Hill served on active duty in the Navy as a dermatologist and administrator at Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Norfolk Virginia and National Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland.  During these 12 years she held numerous leadership positions and received several awards and medals, retiring in July 2006 as a Captain, USN.  She was recruited to the Rapid City Medical Center dermatology group in the fall of 2006 – And she is very thankful for the opportunity.


Board Status:
Board Certified Since 1994
American Board of Dermatology

Primary Location:
Rapid City Medical Center

Office Address:
Rapid City Medical Center, LLP
Dermatology Department
2820 Mt. Rushmore Road
Rapid City, SD 57701
Tel (605) 718-5555
Fax (605) 721-8407

Hospital Affiliation:
Rapid City Regional Hospital
353 Fairmont Blvd.
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 719-1000

Professional Associations:

Fellow, American Professional Associations:
Member, American Academy of Dermatology
Member, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Member, American Bar of Dermatology