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Bruce A. Watt

Bruce A. Watt, MD, FACC

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology
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About Me



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


Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Internal Medicine


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


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


August 31, 2022
It was absolutely wonderful, perfect, perfect perfect. Nothing could be better.
August 30, 2022
Dr. Watt is always an exceptional, like family. Always positive, but always answered every question. And his nurse Tammy was so thorough. Josh, that took me back for my nuclear test. The girl that did the other camera of my heart. Everyone there was absolutely marvelous, we always come away feeling like nothing was left behind. And the girl, Rachel that checked us in, wow. Thank you for hiring the staff that you have hired. It's so hard
August 25, 2022
Every employee was top notch in every way
August 23, 2022
A long day, but necessaryI guess.
August 22, 2022
Dr. Watt his nurse and his entire staff were absolutely excellent. I would recommend this Clinic and Hospital to anybody. We've had several family experiences there, and we are strongly in favor of the services that they provide. Dr. Watt was excellent.
August 22, 2022
We were very well satisfied with Dr. Watt, we love to see him come to our town where we could visit him more often instead of making the drive to Sioux Falls. But we know that's impossible but I would recommend him to anyone. Very helpful.
August 18, 2022
Very pleased overall
August 17, 2022
Excellent care
August 17, 2022
Staff kept me informed of everything that was going on! And everyone was friendly n helpful
July 29, 2022
Questions answered. Explanation of situation, plans made to identify and treat.
July 08, 2022
I think they did an exceptional job of listening to me, and working with me and showing me different things on a part that was there. He was very very good, and so are the girls that helped with the tests and stuff. Thank you very much. Bye.
July 06, 2022
Was just excellent!
July 06, 2022
Dr. Watt was very, he communicated very well, seemed down to earth and calmed a lot of my fears, spent an adequate time with me. I was very impressed and I ended up with him being referred by the, ER, and I'm certainly glad I did. I am very thankful I ended up with him.
July 05, 2022
We really like Dr. Watt, and we were satisfied with everything on our visit yesterday.
June 24, 2022
I cannot say enough about how well we were treated, and what a great doctor Dr. Watt is. Thank you very much.
June 16, 2022
Everybody that worked there all the way from checking in to the nurse to the doctor treated me and my husband excellently. I would recommend Dr. Watt to anybody and I wish I had known him a long time ago because I 100% believe he's going to save my life and he is so important and I hope others feel the same way.
June 16, 2022
Everything was done in a timely manner. Dr. Watts is a great guy. Real down-to-earth listens to what you have to say. Dr. Watts could get along with about anybody seem like a real down-to-earth guy explains things where you can understand it. Just a real people person. He's a good guy.
June 10, 2022
all doctors, nurses and office were very good
June 08, 2022
Dr. Watt was wonderful to visit with and he listened to me. He is kind and very good at explaining things to me and helping to answer questions. He is, probably one of the best physicians I, I know of and see. And I just very much appreciate his knowledge and his kindness and his bed side manner. So I'd highly recommend him. Thank you.
May 24, 2022
I think I'd like to talk to you about, you know, the times that I was canceled, and then I had to be called back and then my daughter had to call, and so I'm just not real happy with the scheduling program, you have.
May 23, 2022
it was very good
May 19, 2022
Top notch care and very likable clientele. Done a great job all around.
April 21, 2022
Communication was very good.
April 20, 2022
Very nice dr. Explain issues well, treatment recommended, issues to be addressed at later dates, follow up app review to gage results of new medications.
April 18, 2022
My experience there was phenomenal. Right from the beginning to the end, and as a matter of fact and incidentally, I lost a hearing aid while I was there, one of my hearing aids, and your lost and found found it, had it. So that was a positive experience as well. My experience with the doctor was extraordinarily good, great, and I came away with more knowledge than I that I had before and I appreciate it and thank you very much.
March 23, 2022
I believe that I've had very good service at North Central Heart and Avera Heart Hospital. And Dr. Bruce Watt my opinion one of the best in his field. And I appreciate him working with me.
February 16, 2022
Obviously a guy that likes helping people and loves his job.
February 03, 2022
I thought Dr. WAtt was really very professional. But his bed side manner was just perfect. I could not have been happier.
February 03, 2022
Everyone was top notch!! Dr. Watt is amazing!!
February 03, 2022
All, the staff was very Delightful, listen, everything you had to say and or answer any questions, but definitely recommend anybody else to go over there. All all of them are great. Thank you.
January 27, 2022
Excellent teamwork
January 24, 2022
Our visit would have been better if they had put the instructions on my Avera chart Then I would have been able to SEE the correct information and would not have had to stay overnight to have a procedure.
January 21, 2022
Well, it seemed to me you gave me a woman's name. But I saw Dr. Watt. And he was wonderful. And I would recommend him to anybody.
January 20, 2022
The staff was courteous and helpful.
December 07, 2021
I think Dr. Watt's one of the most helpful and care, caring physicians that I've ever met.
December 07, 2021
Everyone at North Central Heart was very helpful and friendly answered all of my questions I felt that I was well served
December 03, 2021
Everything was great. Everyone was great, very easy to get along with and very cordial and very thorough.And Dr. Watt did a tremendous job and all of his support staff did too. Everyone involved did a great job. I'm very, very, very pleased. Thank you.
December 01, 2021
I'm always satisfied with the help in the care that I get from North Central heart. I believe you're a wonderful place. Thank you.
November 29, 2021
Well I've been going there for 25 years, and I've never had any trouble down there. Get along good everybody.
November 24, 2021
We always go to the heart hospital and have excellent care from the whole staff. Never had a bad meeting at all. All doctors and staff are perfect. Thank you.
November 22, 2021
Short staffed and it shows. Providers are not on the same page so it's important to stay on top of what each one of them is "telling" you, as they do contradict each other.
November 22, 2021
Dr. Watt is the best doctor I've ever had. Most conscientious. He takes the time and listens to everything that you have to say. And he has no problem waiting and taking as much time as is necessary to alleviate all your answer, your questions, and all of your fears.
November 08, 2021
Yeah, I like it that you guys actually listen to what I was saying, on my condition and everything like that, and worked with trying to figure out how to solve it. So, that's great.
November 08, 2021
Everyone was superb at the jobs. Thank you for taking care.
November 01, 2021
I think they were very thorough with everything they have done for me. And I highly recommend them. Because without them doctors and stuff like that I don't understand it all, but they try to explain it in a way that you can understand it and that means a lot.
July 23, 2021
Just that it was a very good experience
July 23, 2021
I've been extremely happy with the care that I've received from all of the Personnel at North Central heart.
July 21, 2021
I'm at a time and place where I've had many medical providers. Dr. Watt is the best.
July 21, 2021
Dr. Watt was very good. Follow-up scheduling has been slow and administratively cumbersome.
July 15, 2021
Dr. Watt is the best ever provider I have had the privilege to have take care of me. He is so thorough and explains everything so I understand.
June 10, 2021
Dr. Watt is it kind, Professional, thoroughly thorough physician and we appreciate him very much and it was a pleasure, all of the staff were excellent and we appreciate being members of the clientele thank
May 25, 2021
Hi. I had an appointment with Dr. Bruce Watt. I was extremely pleased with his help and his knowledge and his his bed side manner. Wonderful experience. I would highly recommend any time. Thank you. Bye bye.
May 12, 2021
All the staff and everybody from coming in the door to leaving was very, very nice to work with.
May 06, 2021
We've been with Dr. Watt for ten plus years, and we really like him. Thank you very much.
May 04, 2021
Dr. Watt was very responsive. He knew I was leaving town, and got me in for testing the next morning. All the staff was warm and friendly.
May 03, 2021
I have so much confidence in the care I receive at NCH. Everyone is so good at their job and explaining things. Feel so good about your clinic and staff I will gladly make the 5 hour trip twice a year for check ups.
April 30, 2021
Dr Watt is kind, compassionate and caring. He answers all my questions with terms I can understand. He is a terrific doctor!
April 02, 2021
Hello, I thought this was a very good time. He spent time with me and listen and I was not in a big hurry to leave and I was well, please. Thank you. Bye.
March 19, 2021
Everyone was very professional and nice! Everything went like clockwork!
March 19, 2021
The corporate atmosphere was amazing. Everybody was very friendly and professional.

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