The skin and eye care specialists at Fromm Clinic are committed to providing the Black Hills region with courteous, compassionate care. We invite you to meet our team and learn about our background and training so you can feel confident in knowing you are receiving the treatment that best fits your needs.
Dr. Linda Fromm, MD Dermatologist
Dr. Fromm was raised on a farm near Aberdeen, SD. She attended high school in Groton, SD and earned her Bachelor’s of science in psychology from the University of South Dakota. She went on to obtain a master’s of science in biology prior to earning her doctorate in medicine from the University of South Dakota. During her residency training, Dr. Fromm gained invaluable experience in cosmetics and clinical research from her tenure with nationally known dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon Dr. Joel Schlessinger. She has served as a sub-investigator on dozens of clinical trials in the areas of psoriasis, neurotoxins, dermal fillers, toenail fungus and acne, among others. She completed residency at the State University of New York in Buffalo and returned to the great state of South Dakota in 2012 as a dermatologist in Rapid City.
Dr. Fromm enjoys the breadth that both medical and cosmetic dermatology afford. She has special interests in psoriasis, skin cancer, acne and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Fromm is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatologyand member of the American Medical Association and National Psoriasis Foundation.
Dr. Fromm and her husband, Ted, have two twin boys, Max and Oliver, and a daughter, Ruby, who are without question their greatest accomplishment to date.
Dr. Ted Fromm, MD Ophthalmologist
Dr. Fromm earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Montana State University – Bozeman. He then went on to obtain a Master’s of arts in biology before completing his doctorate in medicine from The University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine. Upon receiving his doctorate, he began his residency training through the Rapid City Regional Hospital Family Practice Residence program, and then completed his residency at the University of Nebraska in Omaha. Dr. Fromm then began serving as an ophthalmologist at the Nebraska Laser Eye Associates, where he specialized in performing refractive surgeries.
Dr. Fromm joined Fromm Clinic in 2016, bringing a wealth of ophthalmology knowledge to the already thriving clinic. He is a member of the American Board of Ophthalmology.
During his free time, Dr. Fromm enjoys spending time with his wife, Linda, their twin boys, Max and Oliver, and their daughter, Ruby.
Esthetics & Massage
Leah Zandstra joined Fromm Clinic as a licensed Esthetician in 2017 after many years in the Massage/Esthetics industry. She has her Board Certification in Therapueutic Massage and Bodywork (BCTMB) and is accredited in many modalities of health massage. Leah specializes in various medical esthetics procedures including: Extractions, Microdermabrasion, Microneedling, Chemical Exfoliation, Cool Sculpting, Product Consultation, Waxing and Dermaplanning.
Leah continues education in the latest medical-cosmetics of the beauty business. She has gained much knowledge from reputable advisors and proper training. Leah enjoys her established career making others feel better, even though she finds beauty in everyone she meets.
Leah’s schedule stays full with family activities and plenty of volunteer work in honor of the loss of dear friend and business associate Gabby Fisher in 2015.
Rhonda has over 20 years in medical reception and office management and joined the Fromm Clinic team in June 2014. She truly admires the time and devotion Dr. Linda Fromm gives to her patients. She appreciates working with such a great team who put patient care as a top priority.
Rhonda, who was raised in Rapid City, has been married for 30 years to her wonderful husband and has three grown children and six grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys life with her family and spends all the time she can with her husband, kids and grandkids.
Afton is a licensed aesthetician and has been with Fromm Clinic since fall of 2018. She is certified in microdermabrasion, chemical peels, extractions, microneedling, dermaplaning, waxing, and product consultations.
We all know aging gracefully and taking care of our skin properly is not a race, but a journey that has many stops along the way. Afton’s passion is all about managing this journey and encouraging patients through education and proper treatment plans.
Afton keeps busy outside of the clinic helping her husband with his business in the agriculture industry, being active outdoors, and volunteering at her local church.
Kristin grew up in Sturgis, SD right on Main Street; home to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Contrary to popular belief, motorcycles are not something that occupies her free time! After high school, she went on to obtain her psychology degree from SDSU, and later continued her education at Mount Marty College, where she received her RN degree. After Mount Marty, Kristin started her nursing career at Rapid City Regional Hospital working in an ICU step-down unit for almost five years. She then worked in the pain clinic at Black Hills Surgical Hospital for about 2 ½ years. Kristin was then presented with the amazing opportunity to work for Dr. Linda Fromm and has enjoyed every day she gets to spend in the clinic helping Dr. Fromm and her patients! Kristin now resides in Piedmont, SD with her amazing husband and their three spoiled rotten dogs!
Michelle has over 23 years of experience in the medical fielding, first as a receptionist before she moved into the billings and collections department. She is a Certified Dermatology Coder and Professional Biller with 17 years of experience in the specialty, and is currently working on becoming a Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CDC, CPB).
Michelle works remotely as the Billing Manager for Fromm Clinic, which allows her to travel the states with her husband, who works as a traveling medical professional. She enjoys traveling and exploring the history of this beautiful country. Her favorite thing about working for the Fromm’s is that it feels like working with family. Michelle feels the respect and love the Fromm’s not only show to their patients, but also their staff, is wonderful, and they both truly care about patient needs.
Michelle grew up in Rapid City and has been married over 16 years and has three grown children.
Brenda has over eight years of experience in the Dermatology field, where she has worked as a surgical technician, Moh’s technician, and nurse. She feels there are many joys about dermatology, and is passionate about it because of the holistic wellbeing it brings each patient.
Hometown: Edgemont, SD alumni in 2003.
Brenda is from Edgemont, SD and has been married for over 9 years and has two beautiful girls. She is compassionate about: everything about the outdoors, playing volleyball and bowling, coaching softball, spending time with family, attending church, and snuggling her dogs.
Jen received her bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) in May 2000 from South Dakota State University. She has 10 years of oncology nursing experience, including medical/surgical oncology, chemotherapy infusion and bone marrow transplant at hospitals in Minneapolis, Kansas City and Lexington, KY, before moving back to the hills and joining Fromm Clinic.
Carmen has worked at the front desk of Fromm Clinic since May 2017. She received her coding/billing degree in March 2014; however, she quickly realized that was not what she wanted to do because she didn’t get to work directly with patients. Carmen was raised in the Rapid City area and married into the military. When her husband retired, they, along with their three daughters and four dogs, decided to make the beautiful Black Hills their home.
Patient Care Tech
Michelle has worked at Fromm Clinic for going on four years. She really enjoys her job and working with such a fun, yet professional, crew. Michelle grew up in Arizona, where her father retired from the Air Force. She has lived in Rapid City for 20 years, and is married with two grown children, three beautiful grandchildren and two step sons. She enjoys Pilates, bicycling, hiking and fishing. She loves dogs and loves to laugh!
Jamie has been with Fromm Clinic since June 2014. She graduated from Western Dakota Technical Institute in 2006 with a degree in Medical Administration, and has over 10 years of medical reception experience. She enjoys working at Fromm Clinic because everyone is so kind and compassionate, which creates a fun environment to give patients the best care and exceed their expectations. The Black Hills has always been her home and she enjoys raising her own family here as well. She and her husband have two boys, so most of her spare time is spent enjoying their activities, traveling, and spending time outdoors.
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