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J. Michael Bacharach

J. Michael Bacharach, MD, FACC, FSCAI, MPH

Vascular Medicine and Intervention and Peripheral Vascular Medicine
4.8 / 5 (Based on 321 Ratings) Learn More

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About Me



University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Medical School

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, Medical School


Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medical Education, Rochester, MN, Internal Medicine


Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medical Education, Rochester, MN, Cardiovascular Medicine

Vascular Medicine and Peripheral Vascular Intervention; Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, Vascular Medicine and Peripheral Vascular Intervention

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Cardiology; Fellow, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions; Master Fellow and Past President, Society for Vascular Medicine; Fellow, American Heart Association; Clinical Association Professor Department of Vascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine; Clinical Professor of Medicine, The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine


American Board of Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease; American Board of Vascular Medicine with a subspecialty in Endovascular Medicine


December 30, 2020
Yes, the only issue that we had was surgeries for the doctor went a little longer and we had to wait almost 2 1/2 hours to see the doctor. That's our only concern. Otherwise, we really like the doctor. Thank you. Bye. Bye.
December 08, 2020
I feel that I had very good care, well pleased
December 08, 2020
A quality clinic with excellent providers and all personnel were pleasant, helpful and knowledgeable. I would recommend this clinic to anyone with a heart problem. Thank you for your good care.
December 07, 2020
Very pleased
December 07, 2020
I was quite happy with Dr. Bacharach because he did you feel comfortable and he had a guy from the male clinic to and I just felt taken care of so much. I really appreciate the second opinion from Avera other of going to be my new health care provider from now on not no longer Sanford.
December 07, 2020
Everything was very good. I was well taken care of and I enjoyed very much. Thank you.
December 07, 2020
The facility appeared to be well managed to patient management flow of was efficient. There were no long lines. No long waits Dr. Bacharach obviously was very knowledgeable and took the time to explain things in layman's terms all around good experience.
December 07, 2020
I was impressed with the facility and both doctors that I talked to they seemed concerned and did have answers to my questions.
November 11, 2020
I couldn't be more happy happier than I am with the way things went with the doctor and every day. Thank you very much. Bye.
November 11, 2020
I recommend Dr. Bacharach to anybody. He's a very good doctor. Kelly Wasom is a very good doctor. I would recommend them both to everybody. Thank you.
November 04, 2020
My experience with North Central Heart and Dr. Bacharach was just incredible. I was so pleased and so impressed with the professionalism of the facility and with Dr. Bacharach, and I especially enjoyed the opportunity to to speak with him personally about my health and and situations in South Dakota.
November 03, 2020
There was a young lady there from Rochester that explain things to be better than I've ever had explained to me in my lifetime. That's my story and I'm sticking to it.
November 03, 2020
I really appreciate what they did for me. It took a lot of pressure off me and stress and all that things are okay your compassion is great, and your listening is just wonderful. I am I definitely be coming back to you if I have anymore problems. Thank you very much for your help.
October 26, 2020
I found yesterday at the meeting that I had with Dr. Bacharach. He was very informative, and the questions I asked were fully answered. I felt more relaxed after he answered some of the questions I asked, he was very courteous and he stayed in there and visit with me a long time and I felt fully satisfied when he left. Thank you.
October 14, 2020
Waited extremely too long. I was at that clinic for 4 hours. That's ridiculous.
September 23, 2020
I was very impressed with him. He explained everything thoroughly that it was easy to understand. I'd recommended to anybody.
September 23, 2020
I had a really good time there. I was actually impressed with the doctors knowledge and his nurse was also very very great and covered everything beforehand.
September 23, 2020
My appointment was at 1:45 I had. An ultrasound on my arm done by 2:15 and did not see the doctor until after 4:00.
September 21, 2020
I was very satisfied with all the service I received no. No complaints whatsoever.
August 17, 2020
I would like to thank Dr. Bacharach for all he's done for me. Thank you very much.
August 12, 2020
Dr. Bacharach and his team make me feel very secure and explaining things when I am nervous and I really appreciate that.
August 11, 2020
Everyone was very kind and helpful.
August 05, 2020
I think that you have a very wonderfully run facility. The people are very nice and kind and seem to be good at what they do from the receptionist to the registration to the nurses. Every one of them was very, very good at what they were doing. My only complaint was how long my wait was to see the doctor. I had a 1:30 appointment. I was told to be back at 1 for that appointment and I was not seen until 3 o'clock or about 5 minutes to 3. I think that 2 hours to wait is too long for wait.
August 04, 2020
My family doc sent me here due to pain in lower leg and a protruding vein. I wondered if I should see a vein specialist for vericose vein pain. This physician did not recommend that. He did recommend compression stockings.
August 03, 2020
The appointment time was right on schedule, that I liked the most
July 29, 2020
Dr. Bacharach and Robin were extremely helpful in helping me decide how to how to get a aorta, aorta valve replaced and without them, I may well have made a poor decision. So, I'm very pleased with the amount of time they spent and the amount of detail they gave us to make a decision. Thank you very much.
July 15, 2020
Yeah, my experience there the other day, was the best I've ever had. Doctor knew everything. He listened to that both of us and I highly recommend him. He's really good and the nurse too. So, I mean it was good. Really appreciated it. Thank you.
July 15, 2020
The doctor was fabulous, and I really appreciated him. What I didn't I appreciate was happy to wait and it took almost an hour before he was in the room with me, and that's not acceptable. You guys need to reschedule or figure something else out. Thanks.
June 29, 2020
I think everything went great. Appreciate all your work and thanks a lot.
June 24, 2020
I think the times that you set an appointment then that's the time that they should see the patient instead of waiting 45 minutes to an hour. That's it.
June 23, 2020
We are so thankful for Dr. Bacharach. He was not only very knowledgeable, but he is a very kind and caring person which is important to us as we go through issues I felt that he really heard what we were saying Thank you.
June 17, 2020
Well, I'd like to know what the result of the examination was, been waiting for the answer what the result is of the Carotid artery test is. So call me back sometime, okay?
June 15, 2020
Yes they were very, very good and kind to me and my sister. Thank you.
June 09, 2020
Everything is fine. I'm not having problems with it. Thank you.
June 08, 2020
They did very good to me, explained everything real good, told me my options, what I could do, what i cant do, and I agreed everything with him. He's a very good doctor. I recommend anybody. Thank you.
June 08, 2020
Dr. Bacharach is very comforting and well assured me about my health problems - and so I would definitely recommend him to others that have the same health problems I do. I so appreciate finding him, and I'm glad I saw him on the news. Bye.
June 08, 2020
Yes, I thought everything was done very timely and efficiently. I especially like the doctor and how he explain things. Thank you. Bye bye.
June 02, 2020
I just felt my experience here was just outstanding I mean, I knew what I was going to do and and healthy to a certain extent I'm old, but I'm healthy. I would recommend it to anybody, so.
June 02, 2020
Echocardiogram was 30 to forty minutes late. causing a longer wait for the Dr. appointment.
June 02, 2020
Yes having this doctor as a as a doctor makes me feel real comfortable and and I feel like he's one of the best people I've ever dealt with as far as medicine is concerned. So I'm very happy, very pleased and and I feel very good about going to him as a doctor. Thank you.
May 26, 2020
Dr. Bacharach was generally pleasant but was willfully uninformed about the reason for which I had been referred to him. He showed an extreme lack of understanding of the concerns raised by the referring physician and added absolutely nothing of significance to my care. I would never trust anyone I know to receive their care from him and I will never returned to the facility to be evaluated by any physician in his group. I will choose to go to the Mayo Clinic or another facility where their physicians who can actually read the referral note before they come into the room and see me.
May 20, 2020
I was real happy with the doctor. I thought he's done a real good job, and I was explained everything and I was real happy.
May 18, 2020
I would like to know if my veins will be checked also in my heart. That's what I would like to know. Thank you.
April 01, 2020
I waited there a total of 3 hours for a 10 minute appointment. Wait time is ridiculous
March 25, 2020
They both Dr. Bacharach and his nurse were very receptive. I was very pleased with both of them and I would recommend them highly to anyone that may have a corroded artillery or a vascular problem. Thank you.
March 24, 2020
Staff was very friendly and respected your needs.
March 23, 2020
My provider is willing to helping me get to the bottom of my health issue. This has give me peace of mind.
March 18, 2020
The nurse at my facility was very rude, and I had to wait over an hour to see my physician.

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