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Kathryn A. Adams

Kathryn A. Adams, DNP

Cardiology and Nurse Practitioner
4.8 / 5 (Based on 514 Ratings) Learn More

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About Me



South Dakota State University, Brookings, Doctor of Nursing Practice


AANP Family Nurse Practitioner


June 13, 2019
Yeah, I waited in the patient room for about an hour before the doctor showed up. I thought that was a little long, but hopefully they can work on that.
June 13, 2019
I just think it's horrible how long you have to wait, 3 hours before you're done and all's I had done was they checked my heart in that closed-off area where they pull the curtain across which I think is very tacky. And that was it and I talked to the doctor and I was there from 8:30 to 10:30 almost and I just - I think that's really a waste of everyone's time and mine to. And I have to go back but otherwise, everyone was pleasant. I can't say the nurses was very nice and so was some the doctor but I think you should be able to get to faster not schedule maybe everybody at the same time. Thank you.
June 12, 2019
Hi, the only negative thing that happened during my appointment was that my appointment was at 8:30. I showed up at 8 as instructed that there until 8:30 with checked in and then I said in the room until after 9, and before I saw a doctor, so just the wait time without anybody checking in to say anything like what the hold up is about. That's the only negative thing that happened during my visit. Thank you.
June 12, 2019
She was very helpful and answered all my questions. And I was very pleased with her. I would use her again.
June 06, 2019
I spent a lot of time alone in the examination room. Of an hour and 15 minutes, I was alone in there for 45 minutes.
June 05, 2019
was to be seen at NCH to get echo, as i understood it. eco had not been scheduled and could not be added
June 05, 2019
The only problem I had was the length of time in which I had to wait. I waited almost 35 minutes once I got into the room. And no one seemed to know where the young lady was who was supposed to check me over. And that is the only problem I had. Otherwise, everything was great. So, perhaps you need lights on the outside of the room so they know what room they need to go to next. Or some kind of better method to alerting them that a patient is waiting that has been checked in and brought into a room. Again, that's the only problem I had. Everything else was wonderful. And I thank you.
May 31, 2019
I really enjoyed my visit with her. She brought my son and I was up to date if he was exactly what I need it and thank you very much. Tell Kathryn Adams she did a great job. Thank you.
May 30, 2019
I've been very happy with the way things have gone. Would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone else.
May 29, 2019
Great experience again. I only see you once a year but I am always happy to have you in my corner! Thank you
May 24, 2019
Your, you took care of me very well. I'm very pleased. I'm very satisfied. Thank you.
May 22, 2019
Everyone that I dealt with was very kind and very considerate and I can't speak highly enough for them. They were all top professional people. Thank you.
May 17, 2019
Oh God, I didn't get that at all. I didn't get that at all.
May 17, 2019
Since the night I had my stent put in, I've only met my actual surgeon twice. That was the night before the surgery and one time after the surgery. Otherwise, I've always met somebody else. I've never seen my surgeon since then. Felt like a factory versus a medical treatment, but the follow up visits is more like a medical treatment facility and I really appreciate that. Bye.
May 16, 2019
Everyone, it's very friendly, very helpful and understood my needs and I appreciated the care I got and everything else. Everyone was wonderful. Thank you. Bye.
May 10, 2019
I just think it is such a marvelous place they just took such good care of me. I didn't have any questions or anything. I mean they're fabulous.
May 06, 2019
I didn't have any complaints at all. I thought everything was handled really well and everybody was really Pleasant and Not only was a doctor pleasant, but everybody else I had to deal with as far as Improvement, I really couldn't see anything as far as Improvement. That's why I go there if I have other options at home, so I'm willing to drive 2 1/2 hours ago there. Alright, I'd like to have more option to see the actually see the doctor. Be my only concern. Bye.
May 03, 2019
All people very polite and courteous and help me. Thank you.
April 29, 2019
Well, she did everything kind of the way I figured that she should. So that's... it was good enough for me anyway.
April 19, 2019
I had an ekg, an ultra sound, a blood pressure check, and a blood panel done. That was today and my earliest appointment to see Dr Mohamed is 2 months from now. It would have been good if I had been told if I had to wait for my results until then or I will hear something next week. I assume there wasn't anything to be too concerned about , but am not sure. This isn't a complaint, but a suggestion.
April 12, 2019
I was very impressed. I met Katie with Dr. Paa for the first time. She knew what was going on with me and gave me her thoughts and what she wanted done and Dr. Paa was there and she checked and he had a different read on what was going on. So she went ahead and arranged it and I got a stress test and everything worked out fine. She called me with the results of the test, which gave me much relief and I was glad to get to meet another member of Dr. Paa's team and the Heart Hospital team in general. Thank you.
April 11, 2019
The visit was very successful. I'm completely satisfied and the food in the cafeteria is not bad either. You have a good day and take care.
April 10, 2019
Everything was great. The only thing I would have liked is to have a 5 to 10 minute conversation with the actual doctor that did work on my heart. I've never been able to speak with him since my surgery, and he knows best what is wrong with my heart and what was wrong.
April 05, 2019
Very good
April 03, 2019
Yeah, hi. I was told to show up at my appointment at 2:30, okay, and then I was supposed to see the doctor at 3. I didn't get to see the doctor until 4 and I didn't get out of there until about 4:25. So anyway - and everybody was like gone, but anyway all that time, nobody came to check on me. Nobody really cared how long I was waiting, and that's something you might want to try to improve on because I almost walked out.
April 01, 2019
The gal that did my EKG needs a little brush up on bedside manner. She was nice - but I could tell she was tired of doing EKG's and doing mine felt like another dreaded task for her. She pulled all the leads off with a yank at the end - kind of made me jump. Otherwise always great care at NCH. The gal that registered me is always so kind. Thank you
April 01, 2019
This this provider with very attentive to the information that I wanted to know and making sure that what she was telling me and what my questions were that I understood the information so that I could carry out what I needed to at home for my care.
March 18, 2019
Everyone treated me with courtesy and respect at all times.
March 07, 2019
Two different visits iPad there. I found this to be the friendliest bunch of people that I've ever had to work with from the standpoint of the medical field or any other field everything from the beginning receptionist all the way through to to the health care providers real treat to go there. Thank you very much.
March 04, 2019
It was a very, very good experience. Talk to you later. Bye.
March 01, 2019
She was very patient and very understanding and when we had a question on the reactions of the medicines I was taking, to taking a different medicine that is more common. She looked it up and we figured out that it was best I stay on the medicine I was on. So she's very informative.
February 22, 2019
Just everyone was so helpful showing where to find things we were looking for. From the minute you walk in the door there are people to help you. Was great that the Dr. an nurses took their time with us and explained everything.
February 22, 2019
I believe that I could have had... the nuclear stress test. That was not an option given to me. I was just told that I had to have a treadmill stress test and a nuclear stress test, and I'd had coffee that morning. So I was sent home with out either test and that was a little upsetting, and I have not heard back for a reschedule date. And my surgery... is coming up and I need a cardiologist sign off. So I am a little concerned. I will be calling the clinic tomorrow. Thank you.
February 18, 2019
Great service
February 14, 2019
I'm just very pleased with the way that the Katie handled it and when we were trying to figure out a change in my 1 medication she went and consulted with one of the other assistants. So very, very satisfied.
February 01, 2019
Thank You the Wonderful Experience!
January 30, 2019
I liked her so well that I would definitely go to her again.
January 28, 2019
The results of the Echo is not available until later in the week so I would prefer to have another meeting with the Clinician to go over the results after results are published. It is difficult understand the information in the report if not impossible. The next step is to rerun the test in six months. Thank you.
January 28, 2019
Yeah, just wanted to say thank you very much for saving my life a couple of times out there and listening to my needs and my wants and keep up the good work.
January 23, 2019
Great staff that are knowledgeable and do a professional job!
January 16, 2019
Katie Adams was very efficient, very knowledgeable, very interested, answered questions, gave answers as she could. However, were very disappointed in the return of information as to what, when, where, how, why we are supposed to continue caring for his health because Dr. Watt has not returned to him.
January 09, 2019
I was very impressed by her. She was very caring, brought up different things and looked up different things for me. Yes, I would be glad to send anybody out there. Thank you.
January 07, 2019
Someone could have let me know that she was checking on the results of the ultrasound instead of leaving me in the room for about an hour with nobody coming in. I was almost tempted to call the receptionist to see if they forgot about me back there, so that I did not appreciate.
December 27, 2018
Yes, I saw Katie for my FAA treadmill stress test and she did a fantastic job. It was very easy and very professional would definitely recommend anyone to go see her. The only thing I would ask is if that if the people in scheduling if they know it's an FAA stress test that they would be able to schedule all three points of the visit right away. So another words. We definitely need an office visit or consultation that we also need labs, and then we also be the stress test it if they can recognize that as we call in at the appointment, that would be greatly appreciated. Otherwise, definitely it looking forward to being there again next year. Thank you.
December 21, 2018
Well, first of all, I didn't have that provider, she ... I had another one, but she was very, very nice. Thank you.
December 20, 2018
I love this facility, and I love that new nurse practitioner, whatever she was that I had. She was just a wonderful that was a wonderful experience the other day. So, thank you.
December 10, 2018
The provider was extremely helpful. Thank you
December 07, 2018
I was disappointed that the facility didn't have the monitor that I needed 12/7/18 and I have to make another trip from my home to get the monitor.
December 06, 2018
I think Dr. Adams is very good, and I I like working with her and she's very knowledgeable and I appreciate that very much. Thank you.
November 29, 2018
Hi, very satisfied with how they took care of me, and I would come back again in recommended and I feel safe with him that no matter what they would be there for me and very loved and cared about. Thank you.
November 28, 2018
Your personnel at the hospital are very courteous and very helpful. You keep a extremely clean hospital. And I'm absolutely satisfied with the care that I've gotten the last 3 times I've been there. Thank you.
November 26, 2018
Hi... the only concern I have is I have not heard anything back about how my test results turned out. Otherwise, I guess everything was fine.
November 23, 2018
Hi, my experience at the North Central Heart Hospital and the clinic were just absolutely wonderful. They all treated me with respect, y'all cared for what I was going through, they helped me understand things and they made me feel like I... wanted to come back. It was the best experience I've ever had, and I've never had any heart problems or any hospital visits or anything, but I felt like I was really taken care of, and... appreciate it. So... yeah, my whole experience was great, and I thank everybody that helped me.
November 14, 2018
I feel that you had superior, I mean I was taken care of, so good, but I would highly recommend anybody to come to your facility and all my friends will be told that, so I really appreciate everything you did for me.
November 08, 2018
She was very nice. She listened to everything I had to say. She was very patient and I would recommend her highly.
November 08, 2018
Hi... it was real well, it went real well, and I really appreciate having a place so close. Thank you.
November 07, 2018
Thank for the prompt service. Love that I don't sit around for a hour waiting.
November 01, 2018
In the last 4 months I have had several appointments and a couple of surgeries. Each time my experience has been excellent. That includes the individuals at the front desk to the practitioners and everybody else that have had a hand in my care at North Central Heart. Thank you!
October 26, 2018
The provider did an outstanding job of explaining things and answered any questions that I had. I would recommend her highly to friends and family.
October 24, 2018
I would like to know why a EKG I paid for at another facility never arrived at Heart Hospital. Evidently it was a waste of my money.
October 10, 2018
The Clinic has the same quality of service I have encountered at the Mayo Clinic. Personal are wonderful and caring.
October 10, 2018
She was easy to talk to.
October 08, 2018
Both Katie & Nichole are competent & worked with Dr. Mohama.
October 05, 2018
Excellent medical care
October 04, 2018
best heart hospital in America. Bar None
September 19, 2018
Both the provider and staff doing stress test were compassionate and kind. They gave info to alleviate my anxiety about being there.
September 12, 2018
Yes you may share my comments
August 31, 2018
Wonderful provider I hope I see her again the next time
August 30, 2018
That North Central Heart Clinic is a great place to be involved with if you have heart problems. They are very professional and seemed to be concerned about your well-being.
August 29, 2018
Great job. She has a good personality and certainly knew what she was talking about. Would highly recommend her!
August 23, 2018
We have only had a good experience at North Central Heart Clinic
August 22, 2018
NCH have good physicians.
August 22, 2018
I have complete faith in everyone there! I was treated very respectfully from the time I walked in the door until the time I left.
August 20, 2018
Trust North Central Heart. Their health providers are the best!
August 17, 2018
I would recommend to my friends and family to go to North Central Heart/ The Heart Hospital, should they need heart care services! I couldn't have asked for a better experience!
August 15, 2018
A great place to go for heart/health issues
August 15, 2018
Staff is very friendly
August 10, 2018
Provider was easy to talk to, listened to my questions and responses, knew about my last years visit and took her time with me. Didn't seem to be in a rush to get to other patients, which was appreciated by me!
August 09, 2018
Core Orthopedics is a great place to go for any of your Orthopedic needs. They are very professional and kind.
July 30, 2018
I would recommend Her.

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