Dr. David Wait, MD

Dr. David Wait, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. David Wait, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Coeur D Alene, ID and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota in 1987 and specializes in psychiatry and addiction psychiatry.

2025 W Park Pl # B

Coeur D Alene, ID 83814

Contact Information

(208) 620-5210

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • ODS Health Plan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Developmental and Learning Disorders
more than 84% of peers
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
more than 78% of peers
more than 76% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

101  Conditions Treated

  • Addiction
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Adult Panic Anxiety Syndrome
  • Alcohol Related Disorders
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Atypical Depression
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Benzodiazepine Abuse
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar I Disorder
  • Bipolar II Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Delusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug Abuse
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Hallucinations
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Hyperactive Behavior
  • Hypomania
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Affective Disorder 1
  • Major Affective Disorder 2
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Episode
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Medical-Psychiatric Issues
  • Mild Depression
  • Mood Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition
  • Mood Disorders
  • Neurosis
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opiate Dependence
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Organic Mood Syndrome
  • Organic Personality Syndrome
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder
  • Panic Disorder With Agorapobia
  • Panic Disorder Without Agorapobia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Issues in Palliative Care
  • Psychological Addiction
  • Psychological Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotic Depression
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Schizoid Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophrenia - Mental Retardation - Deafness - Retinitis
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Severe Anxiety
  • Severe Depression
  • Sex Addiction
  • Social Phobia
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Substance-Induced Disorders
  • Substance-Induced Mood Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation


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5  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Augustana College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Ark School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wait has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wait's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wait to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Wait's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

This guy is a pompous quack. If you want simple guesswork for a diagnosis and to be accused of drug seeking, look no further.
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I went to Dr Wait for a diagnosis of suspected ADHD, along with Major Depressive Disorder, OCD, and Anxiety issues. He immediately sent me to his colleague down the hall for testing, and said he wanted to see me back in his office after my diagnosis was completed by Dr Wolfe. I was diagnosed with...more
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