Dr. Wayne Waterman, DO

Dr. Wayne Waterman, DO

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Wayne Waterman, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Bangor, ME and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery.

417 State St Ste 221

Bangor, ME 04401

Contact Information

(207) 973-9949

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 85% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Waterman'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Waterman "We work with our patients to help them understand there problems. We want them to be an integeral part of the decision making. We believe that patients are people first."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • 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
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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22  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 Maine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Waterman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Waterman's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Waterman to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Waterman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Arrogant. Does not seem able to handle patients who have in depth questions who have had spinal surgeries before. Nine months post op and back issues only 30% better. Less than two weeks post op was readmitted due to infection. Pain so severe I had to go to hospital in tears. Dr. Waterman...more
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Dr. Waterman was excellent. He really took the time to explain exactly what was wrong, what procedure I needed, and the expected results. He was able to make me understand how necessary the procedure was without scaring me about it (and having surgery on your spine is scary stuff). I have...more
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He was very motivated to help and very informative .he was very understanding and easy to talk to
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