Dr. Scott Wait, MD

Dr. Scott Wait, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Scott Wait, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from The Brody Sch Of Med At E Carolina Univ in 2003 and specializes in neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery.

225 Baldwin Ave

Charlotte, NC 28204

Contact Information

(704) 376-1605

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 97% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 91% of peers
Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 90% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • The Brody Sch Of Med At E Carolina Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Good Samaritan Regional Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Centre For Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Barrow Neurological Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Le Bonheur Childrens Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

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

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wait

4.5

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
80%
(12)
4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
6.666666666666667%
(1)

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Dr. Wait has been my daughter's neurosurgeon since being diagnosed in the NICU 4 years ago with Hydrocephalus. He's always taken the time to explain treatment options, go over why one may work over another and has been available for questions as we mull over decisions. My daughter adores him and...Read More
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My 3 year old daughter had a brain tumor on her pineal gland. We were told by her oncologist that it was the most difficult area to reach and a surgeon may not even be able to get a biopsy. Dr wait removed the entire tumor. He didn’t even shave her head. She came out of surgery with a French braid....Read More
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My granddaughter had a tumor removed from her brain. She was 15 yrs old. Dr. Wait did the surgery through her eyebrow and she was out of the hospital the next day. Dr. Wait did a great job and my granddaughter respects him very much. I see Dr. Wiercisiewski from this group.
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