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David Wachs

David Wachs, MD

Family Medicine
Subspecializing in Fertility/Infertility
4.9 / 5 (Based on 307 Ratings) Learn More

Office Information

About Me

Dr. Wachs started practicing medicine in Aberdeen in June of 1985. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, certified in Family Medicine in 1984. An Aberdeen native, Dr. Wachs received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northern State University. He was awarded a Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. There he was elected to the Medical Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha. His internship and residency in Family Medicine was completed at the University of North Dakota Family Practice in Bismarck, North Dakota. Dr. Wachs is a certified medical consultant with the Creighton Model Fertility CARE System. He is licensed to practice medicine in South Dakota and Nebraska. Dr. Wachs and his wife, Marilyn, have seven children.

Special Interests

Creighton Model Fertility Care System



1981 - University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Vermillion


University of North Dakota School of Medicine, Grand Forks


American Board of Family Medicine


August 19, 2019
Dr Wachs exceeded my expectations when he contacted me himself over the weekend to check in with me to see how I was doing and how he could help. He contacted others on his medical team and called me back that same day to take care of my current medical needs.
August 17, 2019
Dr. Wach's "Office" manners are very gracious and professional!
August 15, 2019
Dr. Wachs is wonderful. I told him he would have to wait until I die before he can retire.
August 11, 2019
I was worked in between other patients and received very acceptable time and care
August 10, 2019
Dr Wachs is amazing. He's one of the few Dr's that really goes above and beyond to listen, find what's wrong, and cover all possible options for any issue
July 29, 2019
Dr. Wachs and his nurses are the best there is and treat patients with compassion!!
July 25, 2019
Always been well taken care of there
July 13, 2019
Dr. Wachs is always professional and he makes your visit fun.!! He makes his patients feel comfortable while they are there!! His nurse was also very professional and knew what she had to do.
July 10, 2019
Very pleased with Dr Wachs and all of the staff. I appreciate that they were able to get me into see the doctor the next day.
July 05, 2019
I've gone to this facility for many years and have always been treated with care and respect
July 04, 2019
I am very pleased with Dr Wachs as my personal physician
June 30, 2019
Dr Wachs is an amazing Dr and person. He will care about you and your family even outside of an appointment. Treats my family like it was his family and would do the same for everyone in his care
June 27, 2019
had to wait a little too long
June 25, 2019
Love my clinic and all the people there!!
June 14, 2019
It seems like the Dr do not have enough time for their patients
June 11, 2019
I had very little waiting time for my appointments. That is greatly appreciated.
June 08, 2019
June 07, 2019
no long wait
June 07, 2019
Dr. Wachs has been my health care physician for 30+ years. I trust him fully.
June 04, 2019
very short wait
June 01, 2019
Everyone is always very friendly.
May 19, 2019
I like the way Dr. Wachs makes you feel, his caring about you as a person.
May 17, 2019
I really appreciate and value Dr. Wachs. He is so kind and professional.
May 11, 2019
I hope Dr. Wachs doesn't retire for some time.
May 03, 2019
Dr. Wachs is always a top notch doctor.
May 03, 2019
The automated telephone reiminder indicated to arrive 15 minutes early for the appointment and bring a list of the medications I was on. It wasn't necessary for this the nurse said all my medicines were listed on the chart.
May 03, 2019
I have great faith and trust in Dr. Wach's providing me with utmost care to his ability and knowledge.
May 01, 2019
They were very nice and professional.
April 30, 2019
Good team. Thanks.
April 26, 2019
Very good experience with everyone I came into contact with.
April 24, 2019
The person who did my blood work at 8:00 AM was not friendly or at all nice. Did not even say good morning. It is a nerve wracking time for patients and often the first person you deal with is the blood work people.
April 23, 2019
Overall everything went very well thank you
April 22, 2019
Very satisfied with my doctor and the clinic, you will have a difficult time replacing Dr. Wachs!!
April 10, 2019
I want people to understand that Dr. Wachs found the solution to a gery difficult condition I was dealing with. My entire left side of my face was in excruciating pain. Often I would cry at the severity of pain and the fact that I couldn't get any relief. My daughter took me to the dentist because we thought it was stemming from my teeth and my dentist worked on my teeth and still I got no relief. I went to Dr. Wachs and he carefully listened as I explained my symptoms and he went onto his computer and studied for a good length of time and then he said he believed I had Trigeminal Neuralgia. We looked at the symptoms and it was exactly what I was going through. He prescribed me medication and within a very short time I got my first moment of pain free relief. This is a very rare condition and the fact that my doctor is so knowledgeable to be able to diagnose my condition amazes me. I am so grateful for the time Dr. Wachs spent diagnosing me and that he found a way to help what was unbearable pain.
April 04, 2019
Dr. Wachs is a very kind doctor and I respect his knowledge.
March 30, 2019
Receptionist, lab tech, nurse, dr did great job on this visit. I haven't had to go often.
March 29, 2019
Everyone at the clinic has always been as good as it gets.
March 27, 2019
It was very professional and punctual
March 24, 2019
Everything always goes well
March 22, 2019
I feel I am getting excellent health care and treated with respect.
March 21, 2019
Always feel comfortable at my appointments
March 20, 2019
very considerate and concerned about a person
March 20, 2019
Dr. Wachs is a wonderful doctor who always provides excellent care for my entire family. We are grateful to have him as our primary physician.
March 01, 2019
If everyone at St. Luke's were Dr. Wachs it would be the best hospital in the nation.
February 28, 2019
Everything went fairly quick with little waiting times.
February 27, 2019
My doctor makes me feel my health is important and I'm comfortable going to him with my health concerns
February 27, 2019
Everyone does the best job the can with a smile
February 27, 2019
I did not have to wait very long to get in the room and I got an apointment the next day after calling them.
February 22, 2019
Dr. Wachs has been our family physician for 20+ years and he is wonderful.
February 16, 2019
I have been with particular group of doctors and nurses for 35 years, and I have never had a problem with any of them.
February 13, 2019
Dr. Wachs is a great listener an an excellent doctor.
February 08, 2019
Dr Wachs is a great doctor. His staff are excellent as well. Always professional and courteous.
February 06, 2019
Always a great experience Dr Wachs is very informative and attentive of my health and well being
February 05, 2019
All of my questions were answered to my satisfaction and more
February 05, 2019
Dr. Wachs, the nurses and receptionist were very professional and answered any questions i had and listened to my concerns! This is why i keep coming back!!??
January 24, 2019
Quick through and on time
January 23, 2019
Dr Wachs is the best!
January 17, 2019
Dr Wachs is a very understanding, caring dr. Always treats me with respect
January 17, 2019
there are always very good
January 09, 2019
The receptionist of very often short and difficult to deal with
January 05, 2019
Wachs rocks!!!
January 05, 2019
They are the best there is ive felt better with them then any other drs
January 04, 2019
I love Dr. Wachs. He's been my doctor since I was little and he's the best.
December 30, 2018
Dr Wachs office is always so very attentive and not afraid to take the time needed to answer all questions and explain the condition. Love his office.
December 20, 2018
Dr.Wachs is a good person and always listens. when he notices something he will get me set up with the right person
December 18, 2018
Nothing at this time
December 15, 2018
New, young nurses need to take time to establish rapport, build a relationship with patients
December 13, 2018
Great Doctor and staff.
December 12, 2018
easy to get in to see the doctor
December 10, 2018
thank you to all
December 04, 2018
I appreciate the care and concern I receive from my healthcare professional.

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