Verlyn Nykamp, MD | Cardiovascular Surgery | Sanford Health Skip To Content

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  • Medical School
    University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Residency
    Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
  • Fellowship
    Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery: Texas Heart Institute (Houston, TX)
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Surgery
    American Board of Thoracic Surgery

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Director, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Sanford Heart Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine


Dr. Nykamp received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine in 1990. He completed his surgical residency at Michigan State University – Butterworth Hospital in 1995 and served his fellowship in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at the Texas Heart Institute in 1997. Dr. Nykamp is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Procedures: vascular surgery for carotid disease, aortic disease, thoracic surgery for lung disease and esophagus disease; cardiac surgery, acquired and congenital heart disease and valve disease.

Primary Practice Location

Sanford Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery Clinic

1301 W 18th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105

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(605) 312-2100
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Sanford Heart Hospital

1301 W 18th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105

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