Dr. Richard Wait, MD

Dr. Richard Wait, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Richard Wait, MD is a general surgery specialist in Springfield, MA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from UNIV OF VT COLL OF MED in 1978 and specializes in general surgery.

2 Medical Center Dr Ste 308

Springfield, MA 01107

Contact Information

(413) 794-7020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Adrenal Gland Cancer
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more than 62% of peers
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
normal
more than 25% of peers
Splenectomy
normal
more than 22% of peers

Dr. Wait's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • UNIV OF VT COLL OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Med Ctr Hosp-Vt
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Med Ctr Hosp-Vt
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wait has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wait's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wait to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 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

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Wait did not have the wherewithal to return our families calls after agreeing to operate on our mother & then for reasons unknown to us was either ordered not to or merely lost his nerve. Dr Wait met with our mother & my 4 brothers and I and ageeed to operate as she had no other recourse to...more
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