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Paul J. Olson

Paul J. Olson, MD, FACC

Cardiology and Electrophysiology
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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


September 27, 2022
Oh, my experience was very, very wonderful. Everything was on time, worked like clockwork. And Dr. Paul Olson is an extremely good doctor. Nice doctor. Easily understood. Very much appreciate the facility and everything was great. Thank you.
September 26, 2022
The whole experience was great and highly recommend these services.
September 21, 2022
I feel wonderful about the care I get there, I truly believe it's keeping me alive. Thank you so much for having such great physicians and for Jenny.
September 20, 2022
He's caring and thorough with a high level of expertise. I appreciated his explanations and information. Excellent cardiologist
September 19, 2022
I was extremely pleased with my entire experience. All of the staff including the nurse and definitely Dr. Paul Olson were excellent. Very efficient, very patient, kind, understanding, explaining, professional. I cannot say enough good. Thank you so much for the fine institution you run.
September 13, 2022
Dr. Olsen and his staff are excellent. Everyone is so kind and caring. Other medical practitioners could learn a thing or two about patient care from Doctor Olsen, and the other doctors at North Central Heart. Outstanding care from the time you are greeted at the front door until you drop off your paperwork before you leave!
September 13, 2022
I was extremely impressed and and satisfied with the way, everyone helped me, no matter whether it was a nurse or doctor or whatever everyone was very very helpful and I really appreciated that. Thank you.
September 12, 2022
Yeah, I couldn't ask for a better doctor or nurses. They was really concerned. They got me in very quickly and it's really well appreciated. And I thank the help there, and the nurses and the doctors.
September 08, 2022
Well, I thought everybody was a very... I mean they were very friendly. And they answered my questions. I had I thought it was a very good check up. Thank you. Bye. Set it.
August 30, 2022
Always feel like I am getting the best care the staff can give. They are patient in answering all our questions, even when we sometimes ask the same ones more than once or ask them to explain something again. Can't say enough good things about NCH, the hospital and the staff.
August 29, 2022
We saw those who we needed to see in a timely manner. Paperwork went smoothly.
August 18, 2022
I am very pleased with the care I received.
August 17, 2022
I went in just for an EKG. I didn't get to talk to Dr. Olson. I did have a nurse come in and visit with me afterwards because I've been having these spells and I was really worried about maybe having a stroke. They called me back and said the EKG was good. They upped medication that they just gave me last week. So I really can't answer these questions fairly because I didn't get to talk to the doctor. The nurse that I did talk to was very good. Thank you.
July 21, 2022
I was very satisfied with my husband and I Consulting with Dr. Olson can you was easy to talk to listened to us. I made a decision based on where I am now versus where I could be in the future. And for now we agreed that I would not have the internal heart monitor put in, but it is an option to remain open in case anything changes due to blackouts.Thank you so much. Bye.
July 11, 2022
I was very pleased with the care I got in North Central Health on July 11th. Everyone was very kind and helpful and easily to understand Dr. Olson was wonderful. And he explained everything to me and both my son. And I was very pleased with our visit and would I would recommend your hospital to to everyone. Thank you.
July 07, 2022
Absolutely the most organized, caring, professional medical facility I've ever encountered. From the receptionist, the nurses, the physician to the echo administrator, bravo to the entire staff. Although it's not always a choice, given one, my choice would be NCH!
June 20, 2022
It was a very pleasant experience at the Heart Hospital as usual. They're always very accommodating, very friendly and professional and Dr. Olson handled the appointment very professionally. He answered all my questions. We discussed several different things that I was concerned about, and he answered all my questions. And Jenny, the device nurse is always very accommodating. And Dr. Olson's nurse was also very nice. So it was a very pleasant experience for me there. Thank you.
June 14, 2022
All of the nurses and technicians were amazing for the three days I was there.
June 09, 2022
Dr Olson listened to my questions, answered them thoroughly, and was able to help me decide on a common sense approach to my care.
June 02, 2022
Very professional experience.
May 19, 2022
She was so friendly, and answered all my questions, didn't make me feel like she was in a hurry, spent as much time as I needed.
May 17, 2022
Everybody was very thorough and very polite and did a great job of what they did everything from Pulmonary test to the doctor to the technicians that came in everybody did a great job. Thank you.
May 12, 2022
Yes, I felt that the wait time was very reasonable, short wait time to get in and and talk with the doctor. I feel that doctor spent ample time, especially as a new patient going over information and talking about the different options for the situation. Thank you. Bye.
May 10, 2022
He went over and above to help me understand my surgery better.
May 09, 2022
Yeah, I'm very, very pleased with Dr. Olson and his associates up there. I've had extremely fantastic experience with them, and great luck with them I'm very happy and very pleased to be a patient of his. Thank you very much.
April 12, 2022
Always a good experience at NCH.
April 12, 2022
Thorough, knowledgeable and very, very helpful. Thank you.
April 12, 2022
We have no comments on improvement. We have been very happy and pleased with the Care we have received at North Central Heart.
April 08, 2022
I would like to thank North Central Heart for the very timely way that they kept on schedule. They got the information and I saw the doctor at my scheduled time. He spent nearly an hour with us. I found him very, very informative, very accommodating, and very thorough, and I would definitely recommend North Central Heart to anyone. Thank you very much.
April 07, 2022
Was happy with all of our time at Heart Hospital, except the food at the cafeteria, ?
March 24, 2022
All the nurses were amazing, as always. And Dr. Olson in my opinion, went above the duty of a doctor and prayed, for myself, and the upcoming surgery, which I found very touching and pressing and comforting. I would recommend him and the staff, to anybody.
March 15, 2022
Well, Dr. Olson is absolutely amazing. He has the most influence not influence but he has very good bed side manner. Sits down on a small stool. Did talk to my wife and I on just great terms. I feel very privileged that I'm working with Dr. Olson. He explained everything very well kept asking if we had questions, just an excellent, excellent doctor. And I'm just so fortunate that we got him.
March 01, 2022
The check in procedure is a concern. You have to talk to three different people just to do it.
March 01, 2022
I was so pleased with the with the appointment. He spent, he wasn't didn't seem to be worried about the clock, and he just simply took a lot of time with us, explained everything thoroughly. And when, when I asked his opinion on what should be the next step, he was gracious enough to say what, what he would recommend and all in all, it was just a great great time. And, and I really thank him for it.
February 22, 2022
Yeah the care is tremendous Everyone is helpful friendly. Here's great. Thanks for everything.
February 15, 2022
I trust Paul Olson very much. I wouldn't go any ... to anybody else about my device right now, and I hope I never have to. So, he does a darn good job.
February 14, 2022
A truly amazing experience, a fantastic physician. The support staff was also amazing, really knew their stuff. All together, it was just the best experience I can imagine going into the...a heart hospital.
January 25, 2022
The doctor, Paul Olson and his nurse were exceptional. I've I would recommend to anybody. Thank you.
January 17, 2022
It is a very professional medical center. Everyone is very kind and understanding.
December 10, 2021
I have always been treated so great at North Central Heart ever since I started going there. A appreciate Dr. Paul Olson & his staff very much.
December 09, 2021
Thank you
December 06, 2021
Hi Dr. Paul Olson, and his assistance have been absolutely excellent in the work that they've done. I've been affiliated with Paul Olson for a probably close to 10 years. And have been completely pleased with his work and commitment to my health. Thank you.
December 06, 2021
Dr Olson and staff are super. They provide excellent medical care. I thank them.
November 29, 2021
Everything went very well, very good doctor and was we're very well informed. Thank you.
November 17, 2021
He really explain good think...everything very well to me and listened to what I had to say, so I was very, very happy with what he had done. Thank you.
November 01, 2021
Paul Olson is an amazingly wonderful doctor. I've been lucky enough to have him for several years. The people that he has with him are amazing and they have things running very, very smoothly. I thank the clinic for providing him.
October 26, 2021
Yes, I think he did a wonderful job. I have been to him before. I was very upset when I first went, but after talking to him, I was all calmed down. He answered all my questions, and I'm very confident with the answers and I would definitely recommend him.
September 30, 2021
I think Dr. Olson is an excellent, excellent doctor and I would recommend him to anyone. Thank you.
September 28, 2021
Yeah, I, I'm taking a number of pills probably around 9 or 10 daily, and I'd like to find out exactly if all of them are necessary or... and if yes I'd like an explanation, if no, I would like an explanation as well. Thank you.
September 14, 2021
Dr. Olson was awesome. Very helpful and thorough.
August 31, 2021
Dr. Olson was extremely attentive to my needs gave me all the time in the world is especially cram. I believe it is what his head nurse was extremely helpful squeezing me in on a very busy day. Thank you.
August 24, 2021
Staff at the Heart Hospital are very professional and efficient. They know their jobs well.
August 23, 2021
I was very well satisfied with my appointment yesterday at the Heart Hospital. Everything was explained very well. Everybody's polite, always there to help you. Very satisfied. Thank you.
June 30, 2021
I felt like my provider was very knowledgeable and understanding. However I felt like the appointment was fairly unprofessional in that he responded to his phone or the nurse came in to ask him for something else, or he stepped out as he was waiting to be paged for another procedure four separate times during the appointment. And I felt like that was not prioritizing myself as a patient.
June 28, 2021
Dr. Olson and staff have always been very sincere and willing to listen to me. Dr. Olson also knows me through our children who went to school together. He understood the trials I have been going through having knee replacement and now being in straight leg brace and off work for three months. Listened to me. What meant the most to me was at the end of the visit he asked if he could pray with me. THIS IS THE AVERA MISSION!! That made my day much better after hearing I couldn't go back to work for another month. Thank you Dr. Olson!!
June 22, 2021
Yes. I've always been extremely satisfied and thankful to have Dr. Olson as a as a physician. And I appreciate his manner. He's thoroughness. He's taking time to explain things well. So I would definitely recommend him if he isn't too full to take anyone that I know has a problem, that he's expert in. So thank you very much and we'll be seeing him next year. Okay, bye.
June 21, 2021
I was treated well by everyone. They explained things in a way I could understand.
June 15, 2021
He's very, very fantastic. He's very good.
June 03, 2021
I was referred by my Cardiologist at the VA, and am very satisfied with the result so far.
June 01, 2021
I think the facility was fine. I was not real happy with With Dr. Olson. I had worn a monitor for two weeks and was expecting all kinds of detail on that and what to do, I have high blood pressure, was expecting the cardiologist to give me some advice on that and I had to seek everything and I don't think even the report on the two week monitor was in total. All he could say is that it look like I had 56.2% arrhythmia or a fib. So all in all I was disappointed.
May 27, 2021
Yes, I was very pleased with my. I don't see where you can improve on it. I was exceptionally pleased. So I am well satisfied.
May 24, 2021
I don't know, she's a good girl. Tries hard. Very likable. And she's going to be alright, thank you. Bye.
May 20, 2021
Very helpful and courteous
May 20, 2021
Just wish they could have helped more than saying drink more water and eat more salt. Was hoping for something to fix my health issues
May 20, 2021
Great place
May 10, 2021
I just want you to know this is my second visit to the heart hospital and I am just as impressed now as I was the first time your staff is absolutely fantastic I was treated with dignity and respect by everyone that I came with and any time I had a question whether is at the hospital or during my check ups every question that I had down to ask him was all answered appropriately and in terms that I could understand which put me at ease and made me feel much more comfortable and I have already told family and friends that if they ever have any problems to immediately contact the heart hospital where you know you will be well taken care of and everything should turn out fine I think this is a fabulous facility and I'm proud to have it in our area of the country and I thank you for your care.
April 27, 2021
I just want to say that you are very, very accommodating, very professional and I'm very well pleased and would recommend you to anybody. Thank you so much.
April 26, 2021
My biggest concern is when are we going to quit being fearful and get rid of the masks?
April 19, 2021
Great experience. Dr Olson was very nice. He did a great job of explaining my condition, answered all my questions and addressed my concerns. Many thanks.
April 06, 2021
I've been going to the heart hospital for about 7/8 years now. I find everyone that is up there is very knowledgeable, very good at their job, and I especially like Dr. Olson. He has put my pacemakers in and I can't say enough good things about the Avera Heart Hospital. It's a great place and I recommended to everyone. Thank you.
April 05, 2021
Yes, Dr. Olson. I thought was just a great doctor very personable took time to sit and listen to what I had to say and gave his opinion on what needed to be done had an experience of the new year or so ago in the Heart Hospital also and again there he was just amazing. So I wanted to just give sincere gratitude for him and the job that he does,and as a hospital you should be very thankful that he is there.So thank you doctor Olson you guys have a good day.
April 01, 2021
I was very pleased with the care and information I got.
March 24, 2021
I just want you to know that everyone that North Central Heart yesterday when I was there was fantastic. Dr. Olson listen to everything I said, he explain things that you can understand them. We even had my daughter on the phone, and she could ask questions. He is an outstanding doctor, and I hope he never leaves the business. Thank you very much. Bye.
March 22, 2021
Well, I appreciate the service. I got up there, and the doctor was excellent. And the nurse that did the final test was good, too. I was just wondering, I came home with no change in most anything, and I was just, kind of, at a blank, what to do if I do have a problem in the near future. That would be about all I had.
March 09, 2021
Very impressed with Dr Olson, very nice gentleman very easy to understand when explaining the procedure.
March 09, 2021
Dr. Olson is very thorough.
March 02, 2021
Dr. Olson was extremely professional, very knowledgeable, and very thorough. He listened to me as a patient, gave me many recommendations, and explained things very well. I definitely would recommend him again.
March 02, 2021
Everybody was wonderful. It was a good experience, except the lady at the desk where you came in was rude. She must've been having a bad day because she wasn't just rude to me. She was to other people too. My daughter that was with me said, "I wonder what's wrong with her." And that's really too bad, because everything else was wonderful.

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