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Paul J. Olson

Paul J. Olson, MD, FACC

Cardiology and Electrophysiology
4.9 / 5 (Based on 360 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


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.
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.
January 25, 2019
I also saw a heart failure nurse, and I thought she did an exceptional job and explained things in a very understanding method, and I was very pleased about that. She gave us a lot of good ideas and what we're looking at going down the road. That will do it.
January 24, 2019
Dr.Olson & Jen were very caring & compassionate about my wellbeing. I would definitely recommend them to future clients. Thank you very much!!!
January 17, 2019
I am confident in the care I receive and the expertise of my doctor and the medical staff.
January 14, 2019
I am very pleased with the doctors out of your heart and I am extremely pleased with everything, nursing Staff Care, everybody in general. Food was very good. My doctor's extremely, you know, great bed side manner very thorough with what to do. I'm very impressed with that. They just brought my daughter to your facility for she has some problems that they're going to help her with. Thank you very much for everything you do and it's appreciated. Have a great evening.
January 10, 2019
C staff was very friendly and maybe you feel comfortable Dr. Olson explained everything so clearly and I felt like I was an equal and that he respected me and I would highly recommend him to anyone. And I thank him appropriately for the surgery that he did the ablation, and I would not hesitate to refer anyone to him. Thank you.
January 07, 2019
I would recommend the facility... the heart hospital in Sioux Falls a very good job. That's all I had to say. Thank you.
January 04, 2019
I feel like I am working with a good health team and I appreciate it very much. Thank you.
December 17, 2018
Dr. Olson explain things are well. I was really impressed with him. And I would recommend us in selling to handle buddy. And I will probably see you again.
December 12, 2018
I am following up on Dr Olson's suggested possibilities.
December 12, 2018
Hi. I was very pleased with how prompt they were and how very thorough they were and how they investigated every possibility and tried to ease our minds as to what was going on and to help us understand what it was. So I deeply appreciated all they're concerned. Thank you.
December 06, 2018
Dr. Olson and everyone that was involved in my visit was extremely friendly and helpful. They all listened and showed great compassion. I am very thankful for this facility and they help they can provide me.
December 04, 2018
Had a great visit with Dr Olson and his assistant Pam
December 03, 2018
I am always pleased that both Dr. Olson and his nurse Pam know who I am and know what my conditions are. I'm very thankful to have them as my doctor.
November 27, 2018
Yes, I thought he was very thorough. He knew what he was talking about when he was done. I would really recommend him and his nurse is outstanding with him. So that's all I need to say I guess. He was outstanding.
November 26, 2018
I should have asked more questions but was a little nervous.
November 20, 2018
Everyone is very friendly, from the cafeteria, the check in, the nurses, doctor and the checkout
November 20, 2018
Awesome, and highly recommended. Thank you.
November 13, 2018
I was very very satisfied from the time that walked in the door cuz I'm I left everybody treated me kindly explained everything to me and the lady who was downstairs that done my long test very thorough very patient. So I have no complaints at all.
November 13, 2018
It is just really good there. They have a place where you can go and feel comfortable. And they teach you with respect, not treat you like you're just a number. It was a great experience.
November 12, 2018
Yes, Dr. Olson was extremely kind and considerate and very knowledgeable and we definitely enjoy our time with him and his expertise. I would recommend any of my family and friends to go to him and we love North Central Heart. So, thank you.
November 12, 2018
The facility was very timely caring and Dr. Olson is very thoughtful, concerned, and caring physician.That's why I came back.
October 30, 2018
Dr Olson ws as good as anyone in his field
October 29, 2018
October 22, 2018
I had a good visit and Dr Olson thought it would be good to also do an echo. We did that on that day also. He explained everything to me and my options.
October 15, 2018
Very good care!
October 12, 2018
Very knowledgeable and precise. Good listener, made me feel at ease and comfortable.
October 11, 2018
Dr. Olson seemed to be a very open and caring doctor
October 02, 2018
Everything great
September 19, 2018
Dr. Paul Olson is very thorough and caring. I feel that he is very professional and tries to achieve all that he can in the short amount of time that we are allotted.
September 11, 2018
Took time to listen and explain.
September 11, 2018
Great place to seek medical help
September 05, 2018
I recommend NCH whenever asked about it and would tell friends the same.
August 09, 2018
Very excellent doctor explains things well and is never in a hurry
August 07, 2018
All was excellent! For this visit, I truly cannot think of anything that could/should have gone better! All very friendly and attentive. Thank you! I felt important even though my current situation may not be as 'high risk' as most other patients. I appreciate being listened to and having my situation closely looked at. Dr. Olson even called me after I left because he wanted to share with me a bit more information he thought of after I left! What doctor ever does that? Not often!! :)
August 02, 2018
Dr. Olson is the best, he explains things so you can understand.
July 31, 2018
He has taken great care of us.
July 17, 2018
Dr. Olson is a good listener, provides good solution options for the issue including doing nothing for now.
July 17, 2018
Good service

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