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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Wait is Excellent. Dr. Wait has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
Promptness 3.2
Courteous Staff 3.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Wait, MD, PHD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Acute Renal Failure (Acute Kidney Failure)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cholestasis
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Liver Diseases
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Pancreatic Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Wait graduated from University of Vermont, Burlington. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2012)


Dr. Wait has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Baystate Medical Center 
  • Baystate Mary Lane Hospital 
  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center 


  • Yiddish
  • Spanish
  • Russian

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard B Wait MD and PHD is a male Surgeon, has 33 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard B. Wait practice?
Dr. Richard Wait has 3 office locations.
Dr. Richard Wait practices Surgery near Springfield, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Holyoke, MA.
See Springfield Surgeons.