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About Dr. Richard Wait

Dr. Richard Wait, MD, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in Springfield, MA. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include General Surgery. Dr. Wait is affiliated with Baystate Medical Center, Baystate Franklin Medical Center and Baystate Medical Center. Dr. Wait has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

9 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Wait is Excellent. Dr. Richard Wait has been rated by 9 patients. From those 9 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard Wait is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Baystate Medical Center

759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA 01199
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Specialties

Dr. Richard Wait has the following 1 specialty

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Richard Wait has the following 11 expertise

  • Acute Renal Failure (Acute Kidney Failure)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cholestasis
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Laparoscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Liver Diseases
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Pancreatic Diseases
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Richard Wait is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Not a Doctor

Horrible doctor. The man is so aloof, he never connected with me, instead delegating authority to under him who were rude. I cry thinking of my experience.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2012, 2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Wait is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

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

    39 Years Experience

  • University Of Vermont College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Fletcher Allen Healthcare

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Richard Wait accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO

Locations & Directions

Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut St, Springfield, MA

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