Dr. Gerald Wait, MD

Dr. Gerald Wait, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Gerald Wait, MD is a general surgery specialist in Waterloo, IA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1987 and specializes in general surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wait performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

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3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

38  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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31  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

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Dr. Wait's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wait to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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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 (2)

Dr Wait is at the top of my list of Doctors. I have seen allot in my life with multiple surgeries. I will miss him. May God bless him and his family. Just a wonderful human being as well.
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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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