Dr. Gerald Wait, MD

Dr. Gerald Wait, MD

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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

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Medico
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Dr. Wait's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
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Dr. Wait performs Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Wait performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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Dr. Wait treats Pulmonary Disease more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Wait treats this condition more than 60% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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Dr. Wait treats Vascular Disease more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Wait treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Wait's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1987
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School
    1987

Languages

  • German
  • Sign Language
  • English

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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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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