Dr. Edward Waitt Jr, MD

Dr. Edward Waitt Jr, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Edward Waitt Jr, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Gretna, LA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

441 Wall Blvd

Gretna, LA 70056

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
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  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Waitt Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Waitt Jr "I was born in the New Enland area and was lucky enough to find my way South to New Orleans. After service in the Navy during the Vietnam era, I completed Tulane medical school and settled in the area. I remain in Louisiana to this day, after a brief stint in Massachusetts. Internal Medicine has been my profession for over 30 years, and I never felt as good about my practice as when I joined Ochsner in 2003. I hope to remain a contributor to the area's health needs and be a valuable partner to the Ochsner family, the patients we serve and the community. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Waitt Jr "I entered the medical profession to engage with people about their health, to understand what ails folks and to help others to deal with what eventually affects all of us. Whatever the illness or situation the patient, the human being with the problem always has options and hope. I apply common sense and medical knowledge, accompanied with appropriate published guidelines, to navigate the medical world for the patient."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

200  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • CDL Physical Examination
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginosis Screening

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Ochsner
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Ochsner
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Edward Waitt Jr, MD
Waste of time, didn't receive professional medical help
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Metairie, LA – Mar 28, 2017
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Excellent Doctor! Great bedside manner...All about preventive Maintenance
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Joey Alonzo in Gretna, LA – Jan 29, 2016
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I know you are retiring in 2years.I know you will place me in good hands..... But they won't be your hands.Dr.Waitt you are irreplaceable, but at least I have the privilege of being in your very capable hands for now,and I cannot thank you enough. You are magnanimous.. Thank you for caring.
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Terralynn Penton in Violet,LA – Jan 09, 2016
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