Dr. Gerald Wait, MD

Dr. Gerald Wait, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gerald Wait, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Waterloo, IA. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

2710 Saint Francis Dr Ste 410

Waterloo, IA 50702

Contact Information

(319) 272-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Medico
  • 5 More

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Hernia Repair
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more than 65% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
normal
more than 65% of peers
Lung Surgery
normal
more than 63% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wait has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Sign Language

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Wait does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Wait and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Wait's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wait to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Wait's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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I had my gallbladder out, awesome experience considering I have panic attacks and anxiety. No episode this at all, tell them how you feel and how you want to feel, and it will be awesome for you as well. No worries.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wait accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

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Hospitals where Dr. Wait has admitting privileges

Covenant Medical Center
3421 West Ninth Street
Waterloo, IA 50702
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Sartori Memorial Hospital
515 College St
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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