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CardioThoracic Surgeon
27 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(6)
Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Wait, CardioThoracic Surgeon is Good. Dr. Wait has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Wait, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 26 areas:
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Biopsy
  • Brain Surgery (Anterior Temporal Lobectomy)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Congenital Heart Disease (Patent Ductus Arteriosus)
  • Disease
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart-Lung Transplantation
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Mediastinum Cancer (Mediastinal Neoplasm)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
  • Thoracic Cancer
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Education & Awards

Dr. Wait graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas. He has 13 awards.

Awards  
President's Research Council Award
"Best In American Medicine" (2008-2013)
Premedical Honor Society (1979)
Phi Beta Kappa (1979)
"Best Doctors in Texas" featured in Texas Monthly and D Magazine (2006-2012)
Alpha Omega Alpha (1983)
Alpha Epsilon Delta (1979)
President's Research Council Award (1993)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Texas™ (2009)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors "Best in American Medicine" *
Health TAP Top Doctor *
Top Doctor Health TAP *

Affiliations

Dr. Wait has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Children's Medical Center of Dallas 
  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy 

Languages

  • American Sign Language

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael Wait MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 27 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Michael Wait practice?
Dr. Michael Wait has 4 office locations.
Dr. Michael Wait practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Dallas, TX.
See Dallas Cardiothoracic Surgeons.