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Paul J. Olson

Paul J. Olson, MD, FACC

Cardiology and Electrophysiology
4.9 / 5 (Based on 377 Ratings) Learn More

Office Information

About Me



University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Vermillion, Medical School


University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Internal Medicine


University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Cardiology

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Cardiology; Member, Christian Medical Society; Member, Heart Rhythm Society


American Board of Internal Medicine; Subspecialty in Cardiology; Subspecialty in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology


November 26, 2019
I thought he did very well and I was very willing to recommend him to somebody else. So anyhow, that's about it. Anyway
November 22, 2019
I have said this many times before but I feel I need to say it again. I have never met an employee of North Central Heart or Avera that doesn't like their job. It shows in how they treat patients and in their attitudes. I wish all employers treated their employees like ya'll do. It's a pleasure coming in for a check-up.
November 21, 2019
Dr Olson was exceptional. He was very professional, caring, kind, took plenty of time, explained things well - it was a wonderful experience to meet with him. The nurses and reception assistants were all so kind, helpful, genuinely thoughtful - wonderful. Thank you so much!
November 21, 2019
I just want you to know that he spent I think 40 minutes with us and he took all kinds of notes about what I said, and he he took all the time, you know 4 to listen to me and he was very easy to understand. I ,I was very impressed with Dr. Paul Olson. Thank you.
November 19, 2019
Dr. Olson very nice and very detailed on what I was told.
November 18, 2019
Dr Olson's nurse has been great communicating with me via the portal. Quick to reply and get back to me answering my questions and set up appointment.
October 31, 2019
Wonderful staff
October 31, 2019
I was very pleased with the work that they did and the way they seem to know exactly what was going on and they weren't scared to say what wasn't right and I appreciate that and I think that's about it. They explained everything good. So I've got no problem with that. I've had a call in a few times and talked to Dr. Olson's nurse, and she's very polite and I really enjoyed visiting with her. Thank you.
October 29, 2019
Dr. Olson was very professional. I felt very comfortable with him this is my first visit with Dr. Olson and his nurse Pam was very easy to to work with so I enjoyed my visit with him and I felt it was very beneficial with my health. So, thank you.
October 14, 2019
Have never had a problem with this facility.
October 10, 2019
Extremely grateful for having Dr. Olson as my ep. I have always had full confidence. He is thorough AND caring . One of the best!
October 03, 2019
I was very satisfied with my time spent with you
October 01, 2019
Dr. Olson, he's extremely kind ,very knowledgeable and very helpful. His nurse Pam is equally as helpful. We appreciate having the opportunity to go to them.
September 30, 2019
Always professional and treated with respect. I have a great deal of trust in my team.
September 23, 2019
I have seen two providers in the last few months at NCH - both were phenomenal - explained everything, engaged me in decisions, spent an adequate amount of time with me. Dr. Paul Olsen and Dr. Ewa Konik are exceptional physicians and I would highly recommend them to anyone. I am so fortunate to live in a community with Cardiology Providers that are top notch.
September 09, 2019
Dr. Olson, was is an exceptional individual. I've never had a doctor actually layout issues and the opportunities or options so much in detail is he did very much and very much a unique individual.
September 03, 2019
Very good visit
August 27, 2019
Yes, the doctor was extremely well versed. I felt that he I explained carefully the medication and why he was cutting it back. He was absolutely wonderful. I would recommend him to anyone with heart issues. He was very very thorough and I spoke so that we could understand it.
August 19, 2019
Always prompt and courteous service. Much respect and care shown to patient.
July 15, 2019
So far my experience has been a positive one. Have heard nothing but good things from others.
July 11, 2019
He's one of the best doctors I've ever talked to. He's really always up on top of everything and he's really kind and he talks to you, listens to you and everything I like. I really like him and he's done a real good job with me and thank you a lot and tell him I like him real well.
July 01, 2019
I was very impressed with Dr. Olson, and his staff. Things went well, everything was on time, we didn't have to wait. He's, he's a good man.
June 27, 2019
All of the staff were very willing. It was nice seeing Pam again. She has such good expertise. Dr. Olson is very knowledgeable, takes time with patients, and he gives a great explanation of things. Really enjoy having him as a physician. I think he's top rate. Thank you.
June 20, 2019
Appreciated the time my Dr spent with me never once making me feel like he was rushed and spent over a hr with me explaing everything and made sure I understood everything. Every question I had was answered with no hesitation. Mary Kirkpatrick and Dr. Olson were amazing.
June 17, 2019
I believe anyone and everyone that worked with me, the EKG, the nurses, and everyone was very kind, thorough, and intelligent including Dr. Paul Olson. Thank you.
June 14, 2019
Yes, the nurses and staff were very very polite, personal, and very easy to talk with, and they helped out a lot and thank you for them. They made it easier to recover. Thank you.
June 11, 2019
The doctors that we have seen are extremely courteous. And caring. Thank you.
June 05, 2019
the most wonderful care the is any where to be found they saved my life again. you have the most careing and loveing peaple in the world working at the heart hosptal i love them all thank tou
May 31, 2019
Dr Olson spent a lot of time explaining the problem and the treatment. We appreciated his time
May 30, 2019
appointments were on time and everyone did a great job.
May 28, 2019
Great care
May 28, 2019
As a general rule I do not do questionnaires. So please do not include me in future questionnaires of this type. Thank you.
May 21, 2019
The doctor was very busy and I had to wait quite awhile.
May 20, 2019
I find all the people at North Central Heart to be outstanding, professional, polite. Very helpful communicating whether it's the entry people that check in, or the nurses or the technicians, or Dr. Olson or Dr. Valve. They've just been absolutely wonderful. Thank you very much. How's that.
May 14, 2019
Grateful for the experiance and care
May 14, 2019
Very happy with Dr. Olson and his staff. He's very knowledgeable, as I told one of his nurses that Dr. Olson seemed to give me my life back. I've got energy and rarely have pain and due to his expertise and his surgical procedure that he completed on me I feel like I got my life back and I really appreciate it. Thank you, bye.
May 09, 2019
Paul Olson is the best cardiologist I've ever seen and is attentive and seems to be genuinely interested. I'm glad to have a long term dr/patient relationship with him in case something goes wrong in the future.
May 07, 2019
Drs. Nagelhout, Reynolds (T), and Olson, PA Gibson, Nurses Amy , Gloria etal have always been honest, professional, helpful and healing for 24 years since my MI, bypasses and A-fib. Thank you for extending my life and improving the quality.
April 23, 2019
Very professional, very (INAUDIBLE) ... Everybody that I dealt was very professional and very knowledgeable. Thank you very much.
April 11, 2019
Yes, everything was done very professionally. Dr. Olson is an amazing cardiologist and his staff and he were very professional and did a fabulous job. So I would recommend them and have, to anyone who needs those types of services. Thank you.
April 08, 2019
Dr. Olson was very kind and listens intently to what one is saying and I couldn't ask for a more compassionate wonderful doctor. I truly appreciate him and his nurse that, what's her name, Pam? I believe. Wonderful people, love them both.
April 02, 2019
I felt the information I got yesterday was very valuable to me and got me thinking throughout the afternoon when I left in the evening how helpful it was, but thank you very much. Bye.
March 28, 2019
I was very impressed with it. I had very good care and I learned what I needed to know and Dr. Olson was excellent and so was his staff I would go back again.
March 21, 2019
always a good experience
March 19, 2019
Dr Olson and his staff are amazing. The community is blessed to have health care providers of this caliber. Thank you for using your God given talents and changing our community.
March 19, 2019
I thought a phenomenal job in terms of his organization how I was handle is a patient from the beginning to the end. I was impressed with the nurses with the technicians and in particular Dr. Olson who was my cardiologist. I just want to say I had a great experience and look forward to having to be answered by Avera to continue to be certain being served by Vera. Thank you.
March 19, 2019
I have been to the Heart Hospital a number times to have a pacemaker and some stints put in. It it is absolutely first class facility. It's just great. I have 2 kids that are anesthesiologists in another state and we have a 6 or 7 times in our family and they think highly of the heart hospital. So I tell everybody got a problem with your heart go to the Heart Hospital Avera Heart Hospital. So, I think every business should be run like your business. Thank you.
March 18, 2019
We thought that the facility was very good, we did not have to wait that long, and we felt like Dr. Olson did an excellent job of explaining and talking to us. We were really impressed.
March 14, 2019
Yes. I was very pleased with the Prairie Guest House, and all the staff and nurses, friendly and helpful. Dr. Olson was very very thorough, and did a good job, and I would like to do the rating on Dr. Watt as well, so that's my thoughts, It was, I think Dr. Olson was very very efficient. Very helpful. Thank you.
March 14, 2019
Your check-in process needs to go back to what it used to be. I had to check in with 4 different people before I finally got to the nurse. That's acceptable. I had to check in with the first lady then go sit on a table by the chair and wait for the second group then check in with the lady at the doorway then check in with the front desk at the clinic answering the same questions every time it's ridiculous. I think you just need to go back to checking in at one place. Was a waste of time. Thank you.
March 14, 2019
I was really well satisfied, and they were very friendly and informative.
March 12, 2019
well having 42 year career with lucky to have doctor such as Dr. Olson presented I was amazed at how well he explained everything and I don't I totally understand what he was saying. So I feel that this experience has set my mind at ease in terms of the problem that is being addressed and I'm highly confident that we're going to Result in a satisfactory solution to this issue.
March 04, 2019
It was a very pleasant experience, I thought everybody from when I walked in the door, until I walked out was extremely pleasant. They smiled, they were happy to see you - I liked everything about the place, I would highly recommend it.
February 21, 2019
our whole experience was great, the nurse was very nice also
February 21, 2019
Okay to begin with I did not see Dr. Olson. I had a lady doctor filling in for him or whatever. I think your first name was Christine if I'm not mistaken. But she was very tired very helpful, and I'm very satisfied with the visit. I had thank you. That's it.
January 31, 2019
Dr.Olson is very professional and knowledgeable. I have a lot of confidence in his evaluation. Also Pam, the nurse is wonderful.
January 29, 2019
The Dr. Olson was very very good. He explained so carefully everything to me I'd I was very very impressed.
January 28, 2019
My visit was prompt and professional.

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