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Dr. Richard Wait, MD
Dr. Richard Bruce Wait MD and PHD is a male Surgeon, has 32 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Surgical Oncology, and Vascular Surgery.
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Dr. Richard Wait has 3 office locations.
Baystate General Surgery
2 Medical Center Dr
Ste 308
Springfield, MA 01107

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(5)
Patient comments (0)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Wait is Excellent. Dr. Wait has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

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
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Pancreatic Diseases
  • Surgical Oncology

Education & Awards

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

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2012)

Affiliations

Dr. Wait has 3 hospital affiliations:

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

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Wait accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • Tufts Health Plans - 7 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts - 15 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 11 plans
  • Boston Medical Center Health Net Plan - 2 plans
  • Health New England - 8 plans
  • Humana - 6 plans
  • Cigna - 1 plan
  • Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP) - 5 plans
  • United Healthcare - 15 plans

Languages

  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

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Where does Dr. Richard B. Wait practice?
Dr. Richard Wait practices Surgery, Surgical Oncology, and Vascular Surgery near Springfield, MA.
See Springfield Surgeons.