Skip to Content
 
 
 
 
Alert IconDepending on COVID-19 spread, visitation may not be allowed at Avera locations. Please check with the facility before visiting.
Use this COVID-19 resource if you have symptoms or have been exposed. View a list of clinic and facility closures.
Bruce A. Watt

Bruce A. Watt, MD, FACC

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology
4.9 / 5 (Based on 266 Ratings) Learn More

Office Information

Experience

Education

Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, Medical School

Residency

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Internal Medicine

Fellowship

University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, Cardiology

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Cardiology; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine; Board of Governor for South Dakota, American College of Cardiology

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine; Subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease; Subspecialty in Interventional Cardiology

Reviews

October 12, 2020
EVERY member of your team from Dr.'s to cleaning personnel were all top-notch. I was pretty nervous when I arrived and it wasn't long before I felt at home. The Dr.'s seemed to all work well together. Very good about explaining the problems and the possible solutions. The nurses and their helpers were very helpful, friendly, and knowledgeable! Under the circumstances, your people made it very toleratable. And I was even very impressed with the food. Me being a larger guy and on a healthy diet, there was plenty to eat and it was great!!! Couldn't believe it. THANKS!!!
October 12, 2020
I was grateful for the clear descriptions Dr. Watt gave me regarding my concerns and the personal level of care he displayed.
September 28, 2020
I was very well satisfied with all personnel, from the check in all the way through to the person that walked me out, including all the people in between. Very well satisfied and well taken care of.
September 25, 2020
The nurses are exceptional
September 04, 2020
Dr. Bruce Watt did a great job of explaining what steps he would take moving forward to helping me with my heart condition. I was very impressed with the amount of time he spent with me. I was also impressed with his ability to make me feel as though my health and concerns were also important to him. No surprise here, I have often heard great things about him. I'm sure Avera and North Central Heart feel very fortunate to have him as an important part of their team
September 02, 2020
My appointment was very well scheduled and on time my time with the doctor was extremely proficient and informative. I would highly recommend facility and this doctor. Nursing care was excellent as well and the minor test that were done seem to go just fine. Thank you.
September 01, 2020
I appreciate the staff taking the necessary measures regarding COVID 19. They did their jobs.
August 21, 2020
Dr. Watt is an excellent cardiologist. I am blessed to have him. Thank you so much.
August 20, 2020
Yes our experience there was very good. We appreciated the doctor. We appreciated the nurses, everything was just excellent there. The doctor was so kind and so thorough. Thank you.
August 19, 2020
Dr Watt is a wonderful doctor. I would recommend him to anyone.
August 19, 2020
All the people that I came in contact with were very friendly and very caring and Dr. Watt really took time to listen to my concerns and wants to help me find a solution to my problem, which I really appreciate.
August 11, 2020
Dr. Watt is one of the best doctors I've had. He's a great doctor. The only thing I can say is, time wise getting in, from down below at the main office, was very slow. But other than that, great experience. Thanks.
July 30, 2020
It seems to me that you have a very large support staff,which I feel can create confusion.
July 15, 2020
Everything was fine. I was well satisfied.
July 02, 2020
You did very well. I'm very well pleased with what happened down there, and the help that I got. and I would recommend you for for anything. Thank you very much.
July 01, 2020
North Central Heart has always provided excellent service to me in the 26 years I've been associated with it. In particular, I've always appreciated Dr. Paul Olson and Dr. Bruce Watts.
June 26, 2020
My appointment was at 4:15 on a Friday afternoon. I know people were getting ready to leave the office for the weekend, but I had plenty of people around to finish up my lab work and schedule for their appointments and place my monitor on and I was very appreciative and I know everyone wanted to leave but they stayed for me.
June 16, 2020
nothing he covered all my concerns
May 13, 2020
I really appreciate your professional help I don't know how to use words too. Well, but you really really help me out. And I want to thank all. of the nurses and the doctor or helping me out. You guys are really great. I mean those two I'm not just saying that. I don't know what else to say. But when I thank you again, and I really appreciate your help. Thank you.
May 04, 2020
I felt like my visit with Dr. Watt was good and basically his only patient and that he had all the time in the world to answer my questions and concerns and not rushed at all and on my Level of explaining things, and it was very positive experience, which I appreciate very much. Thank you.
April 20, 2020
This was my first experience with Dr. Watt and I would say he made me very comfortable and I was able to listen to him and he listened to me and I am looking forward to my next visit and I want to thank you for my first visit and my first experience with Avera Heart Hospital was great. Thank you.
March 19, 2020
Dr. Watt and the nurses were very very accommodating very professional and I enjoy dealing with a Vera and all the people that I've dealt with up there. You have an excellent staff and I would recommend them to anyone and I'm very very happy with everybody up there. You have a great Hospital, thank you.
March 18, 2020
Always a good experience with staff and cardiologists that I know will take good care of me.
March 17, 2020
My doctor and his entire staff, were particularly professional and courteous and knowledgeable on what the the service they provided me. I was very pleased.
February 13, 2020
I really appreciated the time Dr. Watt took to answer my questions and explain what happen to me.
February 10, 2020
Hi, Dr. Watt, did wonderful for me and and he was very he always kept you informed of things. He done then and he worked hard and I just appreciate what he did very very much. Thank you.
February 04, 2020
The day after meeting the staff at North Central Heart. I have recommended it to two coworkers.
February 04, 2020
Took time so I could understand the problem.
January 20, 2020
I was very pleased with my visit to the Heart Hospital. From the moment I walked in, to the staff, to the nurse practitioner, and the Dr. It was ... everybody was awesome. It's a very good experience. Thank you.
January 06, 2020
Dr Watt is a VERY NICE man! He was extremely engaged and interested in me. Great conversation!
January 02, 2020
I have no complaints about Dr. Watt at all. I think he's a great person and a great doctor. Yes, I would recommend him to my friends and anybody, you know, that would need a doctor. I have no fault with you. I enjoy his company. He's pleasant. He's easy to be with and I can't see anything bad about him. He to me he's one of the best doctors I've ever had. I guess that's all I have to say tonight. Thank you.
January 02, 2020
He was very very good. He explain things great. He took time to listen to feel like he he cared and new us. We really appreciated it. Thank you.
December 19, 2019
I gave a positive response to all the questions. Everything about my appointment was on schedule. Minimal wait time, procedures done promptly, time with doctor was adequate and professional and I exited the building in a timely and positive fashion. Thanks.
December 19, 2019
It was good
December 16, 2019
Yes, I would like to say that Dr. Watt and his nurse practitioner that was with him yesterday, and also the nursing staff that was there from the registers all the way up. I guess I couldn't be any more pleased. They were had all the time in the world to sit down and answer questions and give us feedback. So, you know, keep up the good work. Thanks a lot. Bye.

This directory contains information about the provider members of Independent Health Care Associates, Avera Health and all Avera entities, members of the Avera Medical Group, and employed select providers with Avera McKennan, Sioux Falls, SD and Avera Marshall, Marshall, MN and physicians with hospital privileges at Avera St. Luke's, Aberdeen, SD; Avera Sacred Heart, Yankton, SD; Avera Queen of Peace, Mitchell, SD; Avera St. Mary's, Pierre, SD.

Non-Avera web sites (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, etc.) linked to from this Web page, including any blogs or other personal, networking or social media Web sites, are not affiliated with, nor endorsed by any Avera facility. Opinions, views, and comments posted on these Web sites are not Avera's.  Avera assumes no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, product, or process disclosed on these sites. The opinions of those posting comments, views or opinions on these sites do not necessarily state or reflect those of Avera and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Live Better. Live Balanced. Avera.

Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.

© 2020 Avera Health, Sioux Falls, SD. All Rights Reserved.