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Kelly J. Wasko

Kelly J. Wasko, CNP

Cardiology, Nurse Practitioner, and Peripheral Vascular Medicine
4.9 / 5 (Based on 804 Ratings) Learn More

Office Information

About Me

Experience

Education

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

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

Certifications

American Nurses Credentialing Center

Reviews

October 15, 2020
I'm always impressed how smoothly everything goes at the hospital. Very organized.
October 12, 2020
Very professional.
October 05, 2020
I was very please that I had very little waiting time between appointments. I appreciate the coordination displayed at this facility. Impressive and very professional. Thanks to all
September 29, 2020
Visit went to clearly well. The the provider was very informative and pay attention and answer any questions I had regarding my particular issue. So that's excellent results. Thank you.
September 24, 2020
Everything ran ahead of schedule and they were able to fit me in for an additional test so I didn't have to come back another day!
September 22, 2020
Response time of finding out when or if the insurance was going to pay for the therapy. and when it is to take place??????!!!
September 22, 2020
I thought each 1 of the nurses were very kind and easy to talk to and they got me in earlier than normal because my appointment was about an hour and a half later than when I was there. So the doctor waited and got me in before taking lunch. I thought that was very helpful so I could get back home, which is not to far, so I had to go out of town. That's it.
September 21, 2020
No. I have no problem there. It's great. Treat us great, and whatever. A great experience.
September 18, 2020
When my Dr. came into the room she washed her hands right in front of me. I told her that I really appreciated that. With all the things going on in the world today, it is a good feeling that this was done. Again Thank You!!!
September 17, 2020
Practitioner did not review chart prior to being patient and did not know importance of patient history. Patient did not review current vital signs was not very satisfied with practitioner service
September 15, 2020
The scheduling was excellent. We... we just move right along and I appreciated that Kelly was did everything that I believe she should have done,and I have absolutely no complaints at all. And yes, I would highly recommended your facility to someone else as I already have.
September 14, 2020
Keep up the good work.
September 08, 2020
Since I was hospitalized with a blood clot in my long I got such good care and was out within three days and eat my medicine everything looks very good they said no damage the next three months will be easy just to rest and heal and have another visit with the doctor you guys are the best most people with this condition don't always turn out this good thank you
August 28, 2020
Hey, just wanted to say thank you for the concern you have over the coronavirus. It was absolutely terrific to be treated so comfortably when I was there and for people to let us know. Let me know when to wear my mask and to keep it on and stuff like that. So, I mean, I felt really good and everybody was very very nice. But of course they always are, so thank you very much.
August 27, 2020
Comfortable environment, everyone was so nice. Thanks
August 27, 2020
Everyone, doctors, nurses and all staff always go above and beyond to help us during our visits. Thanks for all you do!
August 25, 2020
All Good!
August 14, 2020
Very easy to talk to about issues and they are very efficient and fast.
August 14, 2020
I wish you all were in the area where I live!!!! We need more professionals like you have!
August 14, 2020
My friends are like me; they go where their DOCTORS refer them, rather than their friends!
August 11, 2020
Other than being extremely busy that day everything went fine. Very professional, very friendly, very well mannered people, enjoyed it a lot. Good attitude, good humor, great experience. Thank you.
August 11, 2020
Yes, I was very happy. She explained everything very well. Answered all my questions well, was very pleasant. I enjoyed the visit. It was good and informational and I thank her. Thank you. Bye.
August 11, 2020
I just wanted to say that everyone was so nice and pleasant up there and I've been in the hospital before which you know and everyone the nurses and all they were very very nice. So I have no problem. With any of those nurses or doctors or anything. I I really like that facility the people and I'm so happy that you we have a North Central Heart that I can go to if I have to. Thank you.
August 04, 2020
Everything worked out good, you know, I came in for my appointment everybody's friendly and stuff like that, you know and I wore a mask, they wore masks. So I'm satisfied and that's about all I got to say, very satisfied with everybody. But anyway, dr. Weese is one heck of a good guy and his assistant Michelle very very good lady, them two get a lot of raise from me. He saved my life about 5 years ago. I wanted you to know that, you know, but okay, that's about it, right. Thank you.
July 24, 2020
I think Kelly is wonderful and I think the young man that did my testing, Zack, did a very good job. I'm extremely satisfied with the Heart Institute and I will be back I'm sure. Thank you.
July 23, 2020
I had a very good experience. I don't mind coming to North Central heart. You guys are so good to me, and I appreciate it, and I tell everybody to go to you guys. Thank you, and have a great day and see you in a year, I believe goodbye.
July 20, 2020
This provider was extremely helpful, extremely knowledgeable and very willing to answer questions, even though you might not be correctly on the procedure that was done. I respected the young lady and I felt you was helpful. Thank you.
July 17, 2020
Kelly Wasko, CNP is very easy to talk to and shows she genuinely cares about my health and me.
July 16, 2020
It was a very good experience. I've been there before and it was great Everybody treated me good and you know, we talked and visited and everything was fine.
July 08, 2020
I'd also like to say that, the little gal, that took him up, it's Mandy, she but took him up, to do the scan, did a fantastic job. Good, good you got her.
July 07, 2020
I was very pleased with all aspects of my visit.
July 06, 2020
I was very impressed with this appointment. No waiting. Everyone very nice and professional. It couldn't have have been any better! Thank you!
June 29, 2020
Kelly Wasko was excellent
June 29, 2020
Hi there. Yes. I'm very happy with the heart hospital. They explained everything real well, and and I tell everybody how wonderful the place is. Thank you.
June 26, 2020
She did a good job.
June 26, 2020
Waiting ti.e was minimal for most part.
June 26, 2020
I didn't have any trouble waiting I got in soon and she was very good at explaining stuff and she took time to talk to me. So I think you did a very good job.
June 23, 2020
Yes, I forgot to talk about my medication. If she can renew my medication again. I forgot to ask her that question. Thank you. She could call me back and ask me about my medication or otherwise refill my bottle.
June 23, 2020
Yeah, I was very satisfied with the doctor and I I appreciated being checked out and stuff. I think you folks have a fighting facility.
June 19, 2020
Dr Weiss and associates were outstanding in explaining everything about my situation and very reassuring about my upcoming surgery! The ct scan associates made me feel very comfortable and explained everything that was happening during the scan. Joshua was very competent and reassuring and made a scary situation for me, with his caring and compassion feel very comfortable!! I loved everything about my visit and left knowing I am in the very best hands I could be! My thanks to them all!
June 19, 2020
everything was a ok great
June 12, 2020
She did a very good job. She told and showed us and told us what we should be doing and very informative and we had a very good experience with her.
June 12, 2020
I certainly appreciated NCH attention to COVID standards.
May 28, 2020
It was very efficient!
May 28, 2020
Great Place to recieve care
May 22, 2020
I was very satisfied yesterday with my meeting the nurse practitioner that's planed everything to me. It was very good and we had a good conversation, and I look forward to meeting again in 90 more days. Thank you.
May 19, 2020
Very good staff!
May 19, 2020
Everything was fine in a timely matter.
April 27, 2020
Yes, fun ,fair and professional and very good. Thank you.
April 06, 2020
Yeah, I had a real good experience meeting with all the people over there. Everyone seemed very friendly very helpful, and I was just happy to be in there and I can't say enough good things about your organization over there. It's just top people that work there, and I was very impressed on how they cleaned up the chairs, and the desk, and other things and it was a great experience that day. I was really happy and plus I got great results and that even made it better. So thank you for your care, and I'll see you next year. Bye.
April 02, 2020
Really appreciated the nurse going above and beyond to move my appointment up a day, since I was already in Sioux Falls for an appointment at the Cancer Center with my husband. Thank you!
March 23, 2020
Everything was just excellent, excellent. Excellent. Thank you.
March 16, 2020
Everything was great!
March 16, 2020
I just want to say that Kelly is a very very very good health care provider. And every time I come there she makes me feel like I'm almost a part of the family. She knows my history. She knows me. She listens to me. She's wonderful, and I appreciate that. She is there. I thank God that she is doing what she's doing helping people.
March 02, 2020
I've been using the Avera system for years now, and I've been to a lot of hospitals in this country - because of moving around and driving a truck most my life - but I'm telling you, Avera Heart Hospital - they're on top of their game. They're ahead of me - they tell me things that I don't even know - where you think that you need this, they know what you need and I'm terribly happy with them. I would recommend them to anybody. Thank you.
February 28, 2020
I have been a patient for 3 years and I always received the best care and services available anywhere.
February 27, 2020
My appointment at the heart hospital went well and was reassuring about my progress.
February 27, 2020
Yes, there's no. She was excellent and she explained everything to me. I would recommend her to anybody. Thank you. Bye.
February 25, 2020
I am always treated very well at NCH.If I have questions,they are answered professionally in language I can understand.They are the best!
February 24, 2020
We were very pleased with the time element. My husband was taken in immediately for his test.
February 21, 2020
excellent visit
February 21, 2020
The employees I have dealt with have prompt, courteous, and knowledgeable.
February 21, 2020
She was very informative and listened to us, she was concerned about one thing so she did talk to Dr. Weiss about it and got everything taken care of. She was very good. Thank you.
February 21, 2020
She explained how important it is that you drink water throughout the night and that would make you feel better in the morning.
February 20, 2020
Always seems my visits go well. NCH seems to always be fairly well organized, and my visits never seem to take long. Waiting time is minimal and staff are always friendly.
February 07, 2020
Excellent
February 04, 2020
Actually I think North Central Heart is very good and I had other work done by North Central Heart and I feel it's a top notch hospital that I would recommend to anybody, and they have a very good, efficient staff. Thank you.
February 03, 2020
Was pleased that I did not have to wait very long to see doctor. Was in and out in decent amount of time. Everyone nice and polite!
January 23, 2020
Quality care and the utmost respect!!!
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 20, 2019
What a comfort to also have an attached facility for overnight stays so I didn't have to get up extremely early and drive 100+ miles for my appointment. The guy at the reception desk was friendly, and very helpful in getting us settled in for the night. (Roger, I think)
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 06, 2019
I was extremely pleased and impressed with the knowledge, the compassion, the camaraderie that the PA exhibit it and I also was extremely pleased that Dr. Weiss called me on the phone around 6 o'clock cause he'd been in surgery. I didn't see him when I was there, with his own interpretation and his recommendation and we will then visit again the first part of the week, but I thought it was extremely compassionate of him to personally call me and share with me his ideas and his recommendations.
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.

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