Scott Wait, MD

  • Neurological Surgery
Scott Wait, MD
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Treats All Ages


Practicing Specialties

Neurological SurgeryPediatric NeurosurgeryEpilepsy

Clinical Interests

Acoustic And Skull Base TumorsAcoustic TumorsBrain And Spinal TumorsBrain AneurysmsBrain TumorBrain Tumor SurgeryCerebrovascular SurgeryCervical SurgeryCranial And Spinal TraumaDural FistulaEndoscopic NeurosurgeryIntracranial Atherosclerotic DiseaseMinimallly Invasive Spine SurgeryMinimally Invasive Spine And Intracranial SurgeryNeuro-OncologyNeurosurgeryNeurovascular SurgeryPediatric Brain TumorsSkull Base SurgerySpasticitySpina BifidaSpinal And Cranial EndoscopySpinal TraumaSpine And Spinal Cord TumorsSpine SurgeryStereotactic And Functional NeurosurgeryStereotactic NeurosurgeryStereotactic SurgeryThoracoscopic SympathectomyTrigeminal NeuralgiaVascular Neurosurgery


  • English
  • Spanish


Dr. Wait has a diverse educational background, including a BA in chemistry with teacher certification, a stint teaching high school chemistry, medical school at ECU enhanced by a year in the Clinical Research Training Program at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., and a residency in neurosurgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix with six months specialty education in minimally invasive brain tumor and endoscopic neurosurgery in Sydney, Australia. During residency he also completed additional specialized training in complex spinal neurosurgery, epilepsy surgery, brain and spinal cord tumor surgery, and stereotactic radiosurgery. He completed his fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Le Bonheur/St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

Dr. Wait has conducted extensive clinical and laboratory research at the NIH and beyond and has published extensively on a variety of neurosurgical topics including over 50 manuscripts and 5 book chapters. He treats all pediatric neurosurgical conditions, adult cranial and spinal cord diseases, including tumors, and general neurosurgery. His specific interests are brain and spinal cord tumors in children and adults.


Board Certifications

Scott Wait, MD certified by American Board of Neurological Surgery


National Institutes of Health, Clinical ResearchSt. Jude Children's Hospital/LeBonheur Children's Hospital, Pediatric NeurosurgeryBarrow Neurological Institute, Complex Spine Enfolded Fellowship; Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Epilepsy EnfoldedCentre for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Minimally Invasive and Neurooncologic Surgery


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