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Ophthalmologist joins Avera Queen of Peace medical/dental staff

Dr. Jessica Claussen, ophthalmologist, has joined the Avera Queen of Peace Medical/Dental Staff.

Dr. Claussen established Avera Medical Group Ophthalmology in the Avera Physicians Plaza at 625 N. Foster, Suite 202, Mitchell.

Her first day at Avera Medical Group Ophthalmology will be Monday, Sept. 9.

Dr. Claussen earned her medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, Calif., and completed an internship and residency at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the American Medical Association.

Claussen is now accepting appointments, referrals and consultations. They can be made by calling 995â€'6393.

Claussen is a native of Spearfish. Her family includes her husband, Kyle, and their son.