Yellowstone Surgery Center

Our Physicians

Yellowstone Surgery Center partners with the region's most experienced experts in outpatient procedures.

Rimrock Podiatry
1690 Rimrock Road Suite L
Billings, MT 59102
(406) 256-0077

  All Physicians

Merrell Kauwe, DPM

Dr. Kauwe was born in Hawaii, but raised much of his life in Utah. He received his bachelors degree in biology at Utah Valley University. He received his professional degree from the Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Kauwe recently completed a three year surgical residency at Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge, IA.

Dr. Kauwe is board qualified in foot surgery as well as rearfoot and ankle reconstruction. He treats patients of all ages.

He is accompanied in his move to Montana by his wife, Genevieve, as well as three children, Jacob, David, and, Kalei.

  Visitor Restrictions

18 years and older
Due to COVID-19, Yellowstone Surgery Center is currently allowing only one visitor per patient to stay in the building.

Younger than 18
A parent or legal guardian must stay in the building at all times. Yellowstone Surgery Center prefers one, however, we will allow for two.

Masks
If you have a mask, please wear it during your time at Yellowstone Surgery Center. If you do not have a mask, Yellowstone Surgery Center will provide one.

Testing
A COVID-19 test will be required prior to elective surgery and pain procedures. This will be arranged through your Surgeons office.