Dr. Edward Waitt Jr, MD

Dr. Edward Waitt Jr, MD

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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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Dr. Waitt Jr's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Postoperative Pain
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal Disorders
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Back Pain
Balanoposthitis
Bedsores
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchitis
Burn Injuries
Bursitis
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
CDL Physical Examination
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Confusion
Congestive Heart Failure
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Depressive Disorders
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Excessive Sweating
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Genital Herpes
Gonorrhea Screening
Gout
Hair Loss
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
High Cholesterol
Hives
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Intertrigo
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nausea
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Perimenopause
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Physical Examination
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
Rosacea
Scabies
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Second-Degree Burns
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Syncope
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Trichomoniasis Screening
Ulcer
Urinalysis
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Vaginosis Screening
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Infection
Wheezing
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 pro...

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

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Waste of time, didn't receive professional medical help
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Excellent Doctor! Great bedside manner...All about preventive Maintenance
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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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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
Community Health Network
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
Humana Veterans
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
National Healthcare Alliance
National Preferred Provider Network
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization