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Andrea L. Meekins

Andrea L. Meekins, CNP

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, and Nurse Practitioner
4.9 / 5 (Based on 515 Ratings) Learn More

Office Information

About Me

Experience

Education

2008 - Creighton University, Omaha, NE, Nurse Practitioner

Certifications

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Reviews

October 12, 2020
I wish the test would of turned out better.
October 12, 2020
You done real good job explaining everything and I just like to give a big thank you for the information that we've gotten. Thank you very much, and I'm looking forward to talking to you guys again. Goodbye.
October 09, 2020
I was treated in the most professional manner and with compassion as usual. Always look forward to my visits. Blessed to have these people caring for me.
October 07, 2020
All of the ones that I saw the nurses and doctor and PA, we're wonderful and took care of all my needs spend the time with me and the best part that I learned was that Andrea is now coming over to Pipestone. I think my possibly once a month, and I think that's wonderful, and I've been telling everybody all my friends and people that I come and contact with daily. Thank you.Bye.
October 06, 2020
I did was not given any information about my device check. If it showed any issues. They came in, checked it and left. Did not tell me anything.
October 06, 2020
I would say that she did a good job with everything, but I'm wondering on one place on one of the sheets. It says that I could start to drive again it two weeks and then the other place it said 4 weeks. So I'm kind of wondering about that because I have a hard time. having somebody get me and drive me around because lot of my family doesn't live close by. So I just was wondering about that. Okay. I don't know where they at.
October 06, 2020
Yes, Andrea is one of a kind. She's very pleasant caring and she takes time to talk to you about your concerns and everything else. I highly recommend her and I'm very very happy. Thanks.
September 29, 2020
The wait in the waiting room was long.
September 22, 2020
Andrea always does a great job of looking after me. She explores all angles of my issues and listens to ideas and thoughts I have. She always reviews my information and understands my issues. She always seems to be advocating for me with the Drs. She is simply the best, better than all the rest, better than,,,,,,, Hay that could be a song.
September 22, 2020
I feel like they did very good. All of the nurses and Andrea Meekins, all of them were very kind, did very well very nice. I would advise people to go there with any of their problems.
September 18, 2020
All was good
September 14, 2020
Everyone we have ever met and those that have helped us in any way have been very caring and polite. It is a top notched center with the best staff. Thank you
September 11, 2020
Everyone was wonderful Great service treated like a person not a number Got results to both tests same day. One even before I got home Very very impressed Thank you for taking such good care of all my heart health concerns??
September 09, 2020
Very happy with the treatment I receive.
August 31, 2020
I was very happy with the experience. Andrea was very very thorough, and I felt like I had a very thorough check up, and a very thorough evaluation of my heart. Thank you.
August 31, 2020
The whole staff is very knowledgeable. Andrea Meekins herself listens very well. She explains all the options and never leaves me having any other questions.
August 26, 2020
I was very impressed with her abilities and her knowledge. She did a fantastic job.
August 26, 2020
I'm sorry. I don't remember her name but the very first gal that took my EKG and and did my blood pressure and stuff. She was fantastic. Just lots of fun. Helped me out a lot. Thank you.
August 25, 2020
As a diabetic I ate what ever food was brought to me. It drove my blood sugar up over 200 where I don't like it to be. In the future I would like to see meals for diabetics served.
August 25, 2020
She was awesome. Very pleasant doctor. She answered all the questions I had.
August 25, 2020
only one concern. I believe during the echo test the patient should be informed of what comments mean, such as....should we use the bubble?
August 24, 2020
It was awesome.
August 14, 2020
PA was thorough and professional, while being personable. Wait time for appointment was minimal. Great service!
August 14, 2020
She did a great job. I'd recommend anybody. I'd say give her a riase. Talk to you later.
August 06, 2020
I was very impressed with the professional bearing of all of the three that I worked with and yet they kept it on a very friendly easing manner that I felt comfortable with.
August 05, 2020
Yes, well it was it was a very good experience. So I would have liked to have more information about the wellness in my leg and they did let me know that it wasn't a blood clot, but they didn't tell me anything about what was going on with it. Okay. Thank you.
July 29, 2020
I have never had a bad moment at NCH i was scared once when this happened, but everyone was so friendly and kind to both myself and husband, and answered every questions we had no matter how small it was. Everyone always has a smile, makes you feel good..
July 28, 2020
Everything went very well. I am very impressed with Andrea, and she's done wonders with my drug regimen and I have so much more energy and (INAUDIBLE) for life so, I thank you very much.
July 23, 2020
Everyone was very friendly personable and thorough. Most appreciated
July 23, 2020
My visit with Andrea went very well. She informed me anything, and all the questions I had she filled me in on what all options, with my health, and it was handled very well, and very professionally. I would highly recommend Andrea to my family or friends. She's a real, true professional, and she's a credit to her profession. Thank you.
July 23, 2020
Yes, I think she did really good. I think she's a good doctor. She listens and everything else, she cares about the people that she's with and I would recommend her to anybody. That's all I have to say.
July 22, 2020
You have a bunch of professionals at all levels. They made me feel completely confident about what they're doing. They made me feel completely at ease. I trust my in my have no problem giving the my total trust to them. After all they're the ones are the professionals. I'm very happy with what they did. I'm happy to way they performed. If I was there boss I would give them a raise. Okay thank you.
July 17, 2020
Very good experience.
July 15, 2020
That 5 has more to do with my personality rather than what you did there. I just don't usually talk about health and stuff with people.
July 14, 2020
She's absolutely professional in every possible way. Both of y'all (INAUDIBLE) that day did an excellent job as they always have in the fast. They are terrifically involved in how you feeling how well you are and trying to take care of you and (INAUDIBLE) they are totally the very best (INAUDIBLE).
July 14, 2020
Andrea is very smart at what she does, she listens well, she talks well, she's got a great bed side manner. And she just enjoyable as a person to talk with to tell you what your problem is. And I appreciate all of that. Thank you.
July 10, 2020
Andrea is super friendly and super helpful, and I enjoy having her as my health provider. Thank you.
July 01, 2020
I HAVE ALWAYS GOTTEN GOOD SERVICE SINCE I HAVE COMING TO NORTH CENTRAL HEART AND THEY UNDERSTAND MY CONCERNS
June 24, 2020
Andrea Meekins is awesome
June 24, 2020
The wait time was very good much better than usual. Andrea is very good at explaining very helpful. The nurses were helpful, and I was very pleased. Thank you.
June 22, 2020
Hello? I don't know if I'm supposed to be recording now, or not. I like Andrea Meekins, and I'm very happy with my service there I don't
June 16, 2020
sat in waiting area for a long time before I got called in. Most people coming in after me had gotten called in so I went up to desk and asked if I was still in the schedule.
June 15, 2020
I'm always impressed with the efficiency and helpfulness of all of the personnel at North Central Heart. They are professional yet friendly and, most important, knowledgeable. Andrea has obviously reviewed all of my records before our appointments. I feel very confident discussing any problems/issues with her. I truly believe that she cares about me and my health!
June 10, 2020
Everyone was very professional. Safety for the covid virus was apparent. I felt safe and in good hands.
June 09, 2020
Andrea Meekins is always pleasant, and she always knows about my case before I get there, about my records and she always seems to be able to answer my questions when I'm there and give me feedback. So I think she does an excellent job. Thank you.
June 02, 2020
I've never been disappointed with anyone at NCH! I hope to have a very long relationship with you folks, God bless you all :)
May 26, 2020
Everyone was very efficient, kind and I did not have to wait long for my appointment.
May 20, 2020
Very pleased with the Dr.
May 19, 2020
everybody was friendly and very helpful with any questions i had. It was extremely pleasant to be treated the way they do
May 08, 2020
Was very pleased with whole visit and nurses dr also
April 28, 2020
They lost me in the waiting room for the final part of the operation. So I was an hour longer than I should have been.
April 21, 2020
I love the Heart Hospital. I have been coming here for quite a few years. They are very attentive may take a great interest in you. They're very knowledgeable. They do an excellent job. I am on my second Pacemaker, and if I ever have questions or anything, all I have to do is ask they're very knowledgeable. They actually know my name even though they have a chart there. They seem to remember me, and I appreciate that personal ability that they do give you. I would recommend the Heart Hospital anyone and everyone who has any problems regarding heart actually my son-in-law earlier this year with her problem, and I know he he delayed potatoes great. So keep up the great work. Thank you.
April 07, 2020
Both Andrea Meekins and all the staff were very professional and caring and I would recommend them to anybody. Thank you.
March 17, 2020
After my initial visit with Andrea, I was left sitting in that little room for 1 hour and it was some kind of miscommunication that I was very disappointed in.
March 16, 2020
Very good and and I am thankful for their skill.
March 10, 2020
I've been going to North Central Heart for years , always a heart warming adventure.
March 10, 2020
Hi. Yes, I appreciate everything that was shared that day. Thank you.
March 09, 2020
Hey Andrea Meekins did a phenomenal job. She's got a great great ability to explain issues and make patients feel comfortable. I really appreciate her being part of your organization.
March 04, 2020
My appointment went very smoothly. Dr. Meekins was just excellent. I just really like her. She's she's very knowledgeable and and she just gives me just the greatest advice.
March 03, 2020
NP Meekins is as good as it gets. Trust her completely
February 28, 2020
The doctor spent time listening to me and my concerns.
February 24, 2020
We consider Andrea very helpful doctor.
February 12, 2020
Exceptional and very caring
January 17, 2020
Well, I would highly recommend Heart Hospital at Sioux Falls. We're lucky to have a wonderful facility like that in Sioux Falls or in South Dakota, and everybody, all the doctors and nurses, were very good. In fact, excellent. And even the food was very good. So I ... I totally recommend this facility.
January 15, 2020
The care provided by the team there was excellent. I would highly recommend them to any member of my family.
January 14, 2020
Andrea is wonderful she's definitely concerned about my my well being with my health.
January 14, 2020
Yes, she had an appointment and I've talked both with Andrea Meekins, but I also had another nurse that I work with and also another person who consulted with Dr. Olson and they were all very professional and listen to my concerns and forwarded any information or request that I had for information, so I'm very pleased with it. So, thank you. Bye.
January 07, 2020
Yes, I was very well satisfied with her. She did a good job of explaining it to me. Good night.
January 03, 2020
Andrea is the best physician that I've ever been to I highly recommend her. I don't find fault with anything. I'm there's nothing that she could do any better than she does. So I appreciate being able to see her and hope she continues to practice there.
January 02, 2020
Everybody from checking in, to going over things was very nice and I appreciate it very much. Thank you.
January 02, 2020
Yes, Dr. Andrea Meekins extremely professional. She was very conscientious of her job. She's made me feel very at ease answer all my questions in a very professional manner and I would highly recommend this lady to any other person, but I know she comes very highly recommended.
December 27, 2019
Andrea did a very good job very well, very knowledgeable and very easy to understand. She's outstanding.
December 27, 2019
My blood pressure was higher than usual and at the end of the day when I went back, I was informed that the blood pressure was the blood pressure machine or whatever you wanna call. It was registering high to every patient. I think you should probably do something about that either have it replaced or have a repaired because that's kind of frightening when your blood pressure was high and you know that you took your blood pressure medicine and it shouldn't be that high, but the fact that they said it registered high all day concerns me. Otherwise it was a great.
December 09, 2019
Outstanding- from the beginning to the end service was great! Andrea Meekins was outstanding- very pto-active. I have and will continue to promote Avera and the Heart Hospital. Thank you for living Avera mission.
December 09, 2019
Andrea Meekins is the best. She listens and everything and she knows what she's talking about. Thanks.
December 06, 2019
They got me an appointment on short notice which was a big help to me as i have a 3 hour drive
December 03, 2019
I was impressed with the ideas she had about doing an echocardiogram versus the stress test.She wanted to see how the heart is functioning.
December 02, 2019
I felt all personal that I interacted with were friendly, professional, very pleasant and showed concern and kindness.

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