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Kelly J. Wasko

Kelly J. Wasko, CNP

Cardiology, Nurse Practitioner, and Peripheral Vascular Medicine
4.9 / 5 (Based on 796 Ratings) Learn More

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About Me



1997 - South Dakota State University, Brookings, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

2005 - South Dakota State University, Brookings, Master of Science in Nursing


American Nurses Credentialing Center


May 13, 2019
Number one cabin operation; world class??Thank you!
May 13, 2019
My appointments went very well. I experienced very little waiting. I am always very nervous when I walk in there, but left feeling grateful for the information and advice. Thank you.
May 07, 2019
It's just a really great place to come to. Thank you.
May 06, 2019
Everyone was very professional and helpful. I particularily like when the person introduces themselves. All my appointments were pretty much on time. Thank you.
May 06, 2019
Very well done and service was excellent
April 30, 2019
Very Professonable
April 26, 2019
The person doing my tests asked to many questions and had me worried to see my doctor
April 25, 2019
The only thing maybe would be after I let left and was home. If there could have been a little bit more feedback, either to me or to my... my family doctor here in town. Otherwise, no, no problem.
April 15, 2019
Everyone at N.C.H.are the nicest people and treat the patient with the best care and respect that anyone could ask for. Also they are on time with all of the procedures that were scheduled. Everyone is always very nice to me.
April 11, 2019
Grateful for your fine facility, and friendly competent staff.!
April 09, 2019
Yes, the people that checked us in were very helpful. The people that did the test were....explained what they were doing and and very knowledgeable and and Kelly was more than knowledgeable and explained things really well. Great place to be.
April 08, 2019
I was supposed to see Kelly at 3:00 at 3:15. We still didn't see her, at 3:30, we didn't see her yet, so we left. So I didn't see her that day. Thank you, bye.
April 05, 2019
Really good experience. Everybody real friendly and warm, starting from the front, the people that greet you and register you to come in and a very good experience up there. I've always had one there. I'd highly recommend it.
April 04, 2019
I thought maybe they would have checked the incision site.
March 28, 2019
My health problem has great improved to the point that it's not noticeable!
March 26, 2019
I thought Kelly was exceptionally wonderful, understanding, listened well, did everything that a doctor should do. I actually learned more from her than a couple of the doctors I've gone to. I thank her very much.
March 22, 2019
Yes, I think you did a good job and everything and I really appreciate it. Thanks.
March 21, 2019
As far as my visit it, my tests were done very timely, but I did have to wait longer than I should have needed to see the doctor, or to see the nurse practitioner.
March 18, 2019
I think that the doctor did a great job. She answered all my questions. She put me at ease so I could ask the question. I thought it was a great experience. Thank you very much.
March 08, 2019
March 07, 2019
I am very pleased with North Central Heart. They are timely, they're polite. Kelly does an extremely good job of explaining everything. I've never had a bad experience with North Central heart.
March 05, 2019
You kept on time. We actually got in before our scheduled time, and we were very impressed with that. It was a good experience. Thank you.
February 22, 2019
Yeah the... service and the care I've got in North Central Heart over many years including this last time and specially from Kelly Wasko, and Dr. Bacherac has been great just been a very (INAUDIBLE) never have a complaint they catch things that
February 21, 2019
Everything was great. Nothing was bad about my visit. Thank you.
February 19, 2019
Great experience, always is.Thank
February 15, 2019
All personnel respected me as a person and not just another patient.
February 15, 2019
Well, I think that what you did really well was having good personnel to understand what you might be wanting to know, being prepared to give you information that you might need to know and being cordial, always friendly and definitely helpful. From the time I walked in the door at the receptionist and the person that took my information, I felt as though I was very very special person and that's always good to have because you don't have that all the time. I did not feel like the number and they were able to look at the fact that I was there early and get me in to see the person that I needed to see quite quickly and then I was to see Kelly who provided me with everything imaginable that I could ask for.
February 01, 2019
I really liked Kelly. She listens to you and everything, and she takes time to understand us patients and want to help us, and that's what I really like about her. Thanks. Bye.
January 25, 2019
Very pleasant. Made my family member feel like she wasn't intruding..
January 25, 2019
Excellent customer service
January 25, 2019
Kelly told me about getting some compression socks. For what she thought they would cost and I cannot find them on Amazon or whatever and I need to talk to her to figure out. So I can get some of these socks.
January 14, 2019
Very professional!!!!!
January 14, 2019
I really appreciated the timeliness of the appointment. I we were leaving 20 minutes before my actual appointment was to begin and almost every time I've been at North Central heart. I appreciate the courtesy and the patience of those who provides services.
January 11, 2019
We had a very good experience.
January 10, 2019
I had a great visit, testing was started on time and appointment after for a look at results was timely. I had a few questions and they were answered quickly making sure I understood. This is probably the best visit yet, as I was unsure of how to proceed (meds/diet/exercise, etc) but everything was crystal clear when I left the hospital. Thank you
January 08, 2019
Everything was wonderful. It was rather lengthy wait for my appointment. However, she apologized as the first thing when she came into the room about apology for being late. So, that would be my only comment.
January 04, 2019
We have spent a lot of time at the between me, my husband and my parents. Always received great service.
December 28, 2018
Kelly Wasko CNP is fantastic. She was thorough, understanding, and very efficient. She is a real asset to North Central Heart's team!
December 28, 2018
Every one was excellent! Came early stayed over night, because of weather. They got me in right away in the morning. they all worked like a team got us on our way home again. Thanks
December 21, 2018
I have been at North Central heart before and they've always been real good. I go to Kelly Wasko. Dr. Backarack. That's pretty much all.
December 17, 2018
Everything every process that I went through was great. They were very helpful and very interested in gave me all the information I needed so I'd recommend 10. Thank you.
December 13, 2018
Kelly is a very competent, compassionate PA! If she doesn't have the answer to a question she pursues the answer/solution and follows through with the patient!!
December 13, 2018
I was treated very courteously and my wait time was minimal. Thank you.
December 07, 2018
I feel my exam was not full enough for the paper work that needed to be filled out. Just taken a test and then filling out paper didn't seem to cover my case in my opinion.
December 07, 2018
I have nothing but the utmost respect, for all of Avera. I think you guys are phenomenal, for what I've been through in the last six months, I just, I love you all. You're, you're a great team, all of Avera. Thank you. Bye.
December 06, 2018
I have always been treated well at NCH.My questions are always answered professionaly Thank you!
December 04, 2018
My appointment was on time . I really like that.
December 04, 2018
I have been going to Kelly for probably the last, I'd say 4 or 5 years, and she is a very, very professional person. Knows her job very well, and has always treated me with the most respect. I would highly recommend her to anybody, and I think she is very, very deserving of all the accolades that anybody could give her, she needs a raise. Thank you very much.
November 30, 2018
Yeah North Central heart is a... probably one of the best Cardiology... providers I've been to
November 27, 2018
We've always had great experiences at NCH. Every person we come in contact with are helpful and pleasant. Thank you for the excellent care. It's much appreciated.
November 26, 2018
Everyone was very kind and courteous. The patient came first.
November 26, 2018
Currently, I'm in the Heart Hospital. I was I was admitted yesterday. So I'm getting great great care. I don't know what else to I'm going to go to take care of my just opens it up tomorrow sometime. Thank you.
November 19, 2018
I feel that I am a very lucky person to have the team of dr,s at the Sioux falls heart hospital. They are all very interested in my issues of my health end do the very best of their ability to keep me alive.
November 16, 2018
I would just say that I did have quite a few questions this time for Kelly and she took the time that was needed to make sure that all of my questions were answered and then I had some questions about some additional testing, wondering about that, and she was more than happy to explain why or why not I would need those test.
November 12, 2018
Everyone was very accommodating and seemed sincere in their care of me.
November 12, 2018
good group of staff, never had a bad experience,
November 08, 2018
I have always had awesome care.
November 06, 2018
I have a 2.5 hour drive, arrived early and all my appts got me in early as well. I like that!
November 06, 2018
Yes, I'm very happy with the service I get up there at Sioux Falls both with Kelly the other day and with Julie again yesterday. My daughter is a nurse and she was very happy with the way things was explained to us. So, yes. Thank you very much. Keep it up. Bye.
November 06, 2018
All personnel were knowledgeable , very friendly and helpful. Made for a relaxing experience.
November 05, 2018
Well, I just wanted to let you know that I'm here talking on the survey, but I have no results back from my test. So I think one thing should coordinate before the other. Thank you.
November 01, 2018
All the staff was so kind and considerate. I arrived quite early for my appointment as I was not sure how long the trip would take. I had my ultrasound almost immediately and the technician talked to the scheduler and I was able to see the NP much sooner than my appointment. Everyone on the staff helped me and was SOO nice and pleasant and helpful.
October 29, 2018
I had great service and was well taken care of.
October 29, 2018
Best place to be for your heart care.
October 29, 2018
She was experienced about the need for future testing. Testing results were double checked & next year's testing was simplified. This visit was thorough and well done.
October 26, 2018
We have and will continue to highly recommend you!
October 19, 2018
I was well pleased/
October 18, 2018
Very effecient
October 16, 2018
that she was very good
October 12, 2018
yes Its the best
October 09, 2018
Very efficient visit. Little sitting time.
October 09, 2018
Everything was very through and no waiting around.
September 28, 2018
September 27, 2018
BEST heart hospital ever!! Caring, kind, knowledgeable, friendly and outstanding. ??????
September 27, 2018
Good place to go.
September 24, 2018
Knowledgeable, personable, professional, and very nice person.
September 19, 2018
Very good provider.
August 31, 2018
I would fully recommend north central Heart Clinic,
August 31, 2018
Good experience
August 31, 2018
Knowledgeable and caring about my issues, and shared information so I was easily able to understand.
August 30, 2018
August 27, 2018
Great care with great providers
August 21, 2018
On time and thorough!
August 16, 2018
She is very good
August 14, 2018
I have seen her several times and each time she seems more informative and I have liked her style in delivering information to me.
August 14, 2018
Kelly wasko is really good I trust her
August 09, 2018
That my experience was most positive.
August 08, 2018
See prior comment I made. She is a very pleasing, down to earth young lady and makes you feel good about yourself. I would recommend her to any one.
August 03, 2018
Wondered why I had blood pressure done twice by 2 different people?
August 02, 2018
They really care about you, and any concerns you have.
July 26, 2018
Professional - friendly - & - top notch staff
July 16, 2018
She was the only one since I've had this medical condition that has explained it to me in a way that I actually understand.... she answered all of my questions very thoroughly... I definitely would like to see her again
July 12, 2018
Friendliness and efficiency and seen with very little waiting time in lobby.
July 10, 2018
Simple to understand
July 10, 2018
She was the best
July 05, 2018
Good provider,like to see her get an MD
June 29, 2018
Kelly Wasko takes the time to listen to any & all concerns and always explains things in layman terms. She's wonderful!
June 29, 2018
Kelly is pretty great. After so many years, she knows me fairly well and is always respectful at each appointment and follow up.
June 28, 2018
Kelly explained my test results in a clear, understandable manner. She answered my questions to my satisfaction. She did all this in a caring manner.

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