H. Thomas Hermann, Jr., MD

H. Thomas Hermann, Jr., MD, became the 135th president of the SDSMA on June 3, 2016. Dr. Hermann has been a member of the SDSMA since 1986. 

Dr. Hermann is a family medicine physician at Massa Berry Regional Medical Clinic in Sturgis. He is also a clinical professor of family medicine at the University of South Dakota (USD) Sanford School of Medicine and is a fellow in the American Academy of Family Practice. 

Dr. Hermann has been involved in the leadership of organized medicine for several years. Prior to becoming SDSMA president, he held offices within the SDSMA’s Executive Committee, served as a councilor for the Black Hills District Medical Society. He also has served as SDSMA Foundation Board chair. In addition, Dr. Hermann has volunteered for the SDSMA’s advocacy efforts during state legislative sessions by participating in the SDSMA Doctor of the Day program. 

Dr. Hermann received his medical degree from USD School of Medicine in 1984 and completed his residency in 1987 at Sioux Falls Family Practice. 

Dr. Hermann and his wife Terry have a son Joel and a daughter Molly.

Executive Committee members