Michael Wait, M.D.

Michael Wait, M.D.
Michael Wait, M.D.

Michael Wait, M.D., is Professor of Cardiovasular and Thoracic Surgey at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Chief of the Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Service at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital and Parkland Memorial Hospital. He earned his medical degree from UT Southwestern and completed residencies in internal medicine, general surgery, and thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at UT Southwestern-affiliated hospitals. Dr. Wait is a leading expert on cardiothoracic care and heart and lung transplantation. He is also part of cutting-edge research at UT Southwestern and participates in several FDA-approved clinical trials including a study of the On-X heart valve that aims to reduce or eliminate the need for blood thinners in patients with heart disease. View Profile