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Scott Wait, MD

Medical Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Levine Children’s Hospital

An internationally trained neurosurgeon, Dr. Wait leads the division of pediatric neurosurgery, which treats the full spectrum of pediatric neurosurgical disorders. He specializes in brain and spinal cord tumors, cerebrovascular disease, epilepsy surgery, neurotrauma, peripheral nerve surgery and endoscopy – for which he trained with Dr. Charles Teo, a pioneer in endoscopic techniques. A practicing neurosurgeon, Dr. Wait has more than 40 peer-reviewed research publications.


Medical school
East Carolina University

Barrow Neurological Institute
Specialty: Neurological surgery

National Institutes of Health
Specialty: Clinical research 

St. Jude Children’s Hospital/Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
Specialty: Pediatric neurosurgery 

Barrow Neurological Institute
Specialty: Complex spine enfolded fellowship; stereotactic radiosurgery and epilepsy enfolded

Centre for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
Specialty: Minimally invasive and neuro-oncologic surgery

Other education
Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
Specialty: General surgery


American Board of Neurological Surgery