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Kelly J. Wasko

Kelly J. Wasko, CNP

Cardiology, Nurse Practitioner, and Peripheral Vascular Medicine
4.9 / 5 (Based on 852 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


January 16, 2020
Liked her polite manner of letting us know results. Like her professional dress and talk.
January 16, 2020
I was well satisfied with my visit there. Thank you.
January 10, 2020
Kelly Wasko was very professional,competent,friendly, and knowledgeable.
January 09, 2020
We were early for my appointment and they got me in early for everything and that was really nice. Appreciated everything they did.
December 30, 2019
Always good
December 23, 2019
Since my visit was during this holiday season, some of the results of my tests were not available. did receive a phone call and will be contacted later with information.
December 20, 2019
Thank you for providing trusted testing and explanations that lessen anxiety and reassure. See you next year.
December 16, 2019
Doctor's and all other employees are the greatest.
December 13, 2019
Thank you
December 10, 2019
I want to thank you for letting me use your facility. You got a really nice facility and really good staff very much appreciate it. Thank you.
December 03, 2019
Excuse me. I was very impressed with Kelly. She explained things in in detail, and gave me helpful hints of what to do to lower my cholesterol. Very pleased, lovely personality. Highly recommend her.Thank you.
December 02, 2019
Our appointment letter said we would see the doctor at 9:15, so we made another doctor appointment across town for 10:45. We did not see the doctor until 10:30 so we were late for our appointment. Luckily the other doctors office was very understanding and worked us in. When we asked the receptionist when we might get back to see the doctor she was very rude.
November 25, 2019
Your facility has really good and I would recommend it for anything.
November 21, 2019
they were very nice and explained each step
November 18, 2019
Had a wonderful visit. Everything I had to do with on time, and I got there at the time was supposed to be my appointment. So I was very pleased for that day. Good job. See you next year.
November 11, 2019
I would like to say that I have experienced some of the finest care that I could ever under, undertake anywhere. I've been there since 2002 and the staff and the people have been like family to me. They're just great, great people all around.
November 07, 2019
I have been treated at NC Heart since 2015 with annual checkups and have had excellent care at every visit.
November 04, 2019
i have been there a few times good care Dr. Backarack gets good nurses to say with me he has been real good and successful with my care do not get to see much of him as he is a very busy doctor i also am getting very use to Kelly Wasko rooms are so much nicer than those in Aberdeen
October 31, 2019
All ways have have a great visit with everyone.
October 29, 2019
Hi, I had a very good experience there. Their very kind. Their very informational then make sure you understand everything before you leave there. And I so appreciate it and I think they do a great job and that's about it.
October 25, 2019
Yes I've had this test before but the girl that done the testing is really good, she stop and explained everything and Kelly when she looked at the results she explain things and how how I was doing. I really appreciate if I didn't feel like I was getting put off or put on hold type of the deal. Thank you so much.
October 22, 2019
My husband was one of the first patients at North Central Heart when he had quadruple bypass. We have been there many times for checkups and procedures for him. I have also been there a few times in recent years. We have always been treated well and have had everything explained to us clearly. Everyone is so friendly and makes scary experiences not so scary. We appreciate everyone there.
October 14, 2019
Yes, after my day there. I slept good last night and it gives you a lot of comfort in knowing that their on top of what their doing as far as a medical standpoint. Thank you much. Bye.
October 11, 2019
NCH is the finest medical facility. We are so happy with your care for your patients. And always you are on time. To me that is amazing, I have never been so great full for the care both of us have received. Thank-you!
October 10, 2019
Hey, it's the nicest hospital I've been in in my life - Dr, Kelly - everybody, all the whole outfits I would recommend it to anybody.
October 01, 2019
I thought we had to sit and wait too long. I was, my appointment was for 12:15. I didn't get into see the doctor until after 2:00. And I felt we had to wait too long.
September 30, 2019
I don't know what else could have taken place to have made the visit any better, thank you, every time I have been there it has always been first class.
September 30, 2019
I did get a call the other night to take a survey but I did not get the phone number the recoded message told me. My care and appointment was fabulous. Everybody was caring, very professional and explained the results of my tests. I was very delighted with the care I received.
September 23, 2019
I think that Kelly is a very wonderful person to talk to. She's always been very out forward with me, and I appreciate her and all the people at North Central Heart. Thank you.
September 19, 2019
Considering the tornado I was amazed at the efficiency and fluidity getting in and out.
September 19, 2019
Yes, we would, as a family would like to say we felt that she was very understanding, very pleasant, listened to us, answered our questions. Couldn't ask for anything more I guess other than the questions that I asked, answered for you before so we would definitely recommend her to any of our friends and family. Very very very good.
September 17, 2019
Kelly was absolutely extraordinary. I never talked to a gal that was so understanding, and had such great feedback, and it was an enjoyable experience.
September 16, 2019
I was surprised how well the the appointment went with the damage that you had there from the tornado, but Kelly did do a good job of explaining, and I will be back in three to four months for an ultrasound, and we'll go from there, and see how things go. I have changed my eating completely, and I think that's going to help a lot, and I thank you very much.
September 10, 2019
it was fun
September 09, 2019
They have a good, courteous staff that are willing to help in any way they can.
September 06, 2019
Always grateful for care I received and for the surgery team when I had my blocked carotid artery
September 06, 2019
September 06, 2019
I was very impressed with the fact that we were in and out there so quickly. I looked at the clock and we were, we had left the facility 18 minutes before we were even supposed to see the doctor. So I was very impressed with that.
August 27, 2019
I had two appointment in same day. I was in and out very little waiting. Thank you
August 23, 2019
Everyone I saw or had contact with was so nice and friendly and pleasant and concerned. Because they were all family of mine. I was very very pleased with the treatment I received from everybody I had contact with.
August 20, 2019
Everything was very excellent. I've never had a bad experience there. I do recommend it. I enjoy being taken care of there. Thank you. Bye.
August 19, 2019
I've known Kelly Wasko for 11 years now. She's been treating me for my PAD. I found her very accommodating, very efficient and very personable.
August 16, 2019
Great Place !!
August 16, 2019
I think North Central Heart is the best place to go if you have vascular or heart problems anything like that, and they have a wonderful emergency room. Also, I know that from experience to I always recommend it and Dr. (INAUDIBLE), Dr. Reynolds worked my husband and very care giving.
August 16, 2019
That facility is perfect, and the doctors are wonderful. We are very, very fortunate to have heart hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and we approve of everything and they were always there to answer our questions. Thank you.
August 13, 2019
worked well in getting me thru without delay. even ahead of schedule
August 12, 2019
Kelly is excellent!
August 09, 2019
I arrived a little early, and was able to check in and ushered right in. I felt the entire visit was great, and would recommend it to anyone.
August 06, 2019
August 02, 2019
Kelly was very good about going through all my medications with me, and she had a question about one of them and she waited til I walked out to my car and got my medication and brought it back in, and then we discussed it. So I was very impressed with how understanding and how good and how she worked to try to get me better. I'll definitely see her in the future and refer her to anyone that I feel could use her services. Thank you.
August 01, 2019
Kelly Wasko was very professional, respectful and friendly. She more than followed through with what she told us she would do regarding prescriptions, questions for Dr. Bacharach and referral to Avera GI. NCH is the BEST
August 01, 2019
We appreciated seeing me at the appointed time. The staff is always very pleasant.
July 09, 2019
Yes, the only thing I would be confused about is you could send the map when you sent the information to get to the hospital, because that's not easy. And the service was wonderful. They're very good. You had electric chairs for me when I come in, so I'd say everything is good, okay?
July 09, 2019
Yeah, I think they were very cordial, and very polite, and answered any questions you had.
July 08, 2019
It was a good thorough appointment. They addressed all issues.
July 05, 2019
I think I was extremely pleased with the quality of the processes I went through, and Kelly Wasko was expertly advising us, and I have a lot of respect for her. Thank you.
July 02, 2019
Kelly Wasko is an excellent doctor. She truly cares about what you have to say, as well as any concerns. Truly 'listens' to the patient! I wouldn't trade her for anything!!
July 02, 2019
The group there is a very great group of providers for your medical care. We appreciate them and they make you feel like family.
July 01, 2019
Yeah, Kelly Wasko, she came in at after I had my CT scan and talk and stuff and all that kind of stuff and she was pretty helpful, but they were supposed to call, I mean that that afternoon when the guy read the CAT scan and I never heard a word from them. Because it was down in a area where I had some small ball problem, I think I had so that would show up on a cat scan because the order spent is close to it, and I never heard nothing.
June 28, 2019
It is absolutely fantastic that we have a great hospital. Actually, three great hospitals within our area. Very much appreciative of how they have treated me in the past. I'd give them a 10 throughout. Everybody in that staff is exceptional. Thank you very much.
June 18, 2019
I had not been contacted since 2016 for an appointment. I finally made one myself. I received no phone calls and no letters from NCH.
June 17, 2019
Yes, everything was done very professionally, very accurately and decisions were discussed completely. Thank you.
June 14, 2019
I'm alive thanks to the professional care and quality of concern, and sincere interest of the individuals that work and dedicate their efforts to your facility and I want to thank them very much.
June 13, 2019
I was treated very well be everyone that l came in contact with. My hats off to everyone.
June 11, 2019
You know what? The technicians were very wonderful. They took care of the job, they did it respectfully, and yes, I really like the technicians.
June 10, 2019
I was very happy with my visit Kelly was willing to run further tests when I told her what I had going on and explained the results to me. I enjoy visiting with her she is always so understanding.
May 31, 2019
All of the employees were very very courteous. My appointment was on time as a matter fact it was early. I appreciated that and I am very pleased with the appointment. Thank you.
May 30, 2019
Very polite,friendly and professional throughout the whole appointment each service provider that I had contact with from the time I arrived.
May 30, 2019
Yes, I was very satisfied with my doctors and nurses and the whole staff. I was very satisfied and they all seem they know what they're doing real. Well, I would Recommend them to anybody I am totally satisfied.
May 28, 2019
Staff is respectful.
May 28, 2019
I would recommend your hospital to anyone. I think they're a great bunch of people. Thank you.
May 23, 2019
I arrived early and able to get through everything promptly, early. Impressive.
May 23, 2019
I'm very well satisfied with the care that I get from Kelly Wasko, Dr. Backerack, and actually the whole facility. They treated me very well. Thank you. Bye. Bye.
May 21, 2019
I'd like to say that we left here an hour before... 2 hours before we got there and we made it early and they got us in right away and they got us in for two different tests, both very professionally done, and we got in early to see Kelly and that was professionally done. How could I give anything but praise? Thank you very much.
May 20, 2019
Outstanding facility
May 17, 2019
It was a very good experience and I enjoyed Kelly, she explained everything to me and I would recommend her to anybody.
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.

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