Meet our Doctor and
Certified Nurse Practitioners

Dr. Ken Diamond

Growing up in the Air Force, Dr. Diamond lived around the world including England, Germany and the Philippine Islands. He graduated from high school in Great Falls, Mont. and considers himself a Great Falls native.

Dr. Diamond graduated from MSU Bozeman, MT in 1986 and the Univ. Nevada School of Medicine in 1990. He completed 3 years of specialty training in Dallas/ Ft Worth before transferring to Ellsworth AFB to serve 4 years with the United States Air Force.

Rapid City was as close to Montana as he could get, but proved close enough, for him and his family.

If Rapid City doesn't have it...we don't need it," he says.

He joined University Physicians, Rapid City, in 1997. The UP group reorganized locally as Medical Associates of the Black Hills until closing in 2005.

In August 2004, he established Diamond Family Medicine as his private practice.

During this last 15 years Dr. Diamond has been proud to be the Medical Director of West Hills Village and Clarkson nursing home.

He is an assosciate professor of the University of South Dakota School of Medicine and has been teaching 3rd and 4th year medical students year round since 1993.

"Teaching is an important aspect of my professional life - paying forward the gift that my professors gave to me years ago. Teaching keeps me young and up to date," he says.

American Board of Family Medicine - Certified 1993, 2000, 2008

American Medical Directors Association - Certified 2002, 2008. SD President 2002 - 2004.

Assistant Professor Family Medicine - USD School of Medicine since 1993

Affiliate Physician - Rapid City Regional Hospital since 1997

Medical Director - Westhills Village and Clarkson Mountain View since 1998

South Dakota Medical Association

Veteran - USAF 1986 - 1997

Chief, Dept Family Medicine, EAFB 1995 -1997


Cynthia Stocks, DNP, NP-C, RN

A native of South Dakota, Cynthia Stocks has a diploma in nursing from Sioux Valley Hospital School of Nursing in 1986, a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) from South Dakota State University in 2011 and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) from South Dakota State University in 2015. Cynthia is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

She has nursing experience in surgical intensive care, internal medicine, women's health, and hospice.


We also have medical students from USD School of Medicine at various times throughout the year.

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