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David Wachs

David Wachs, MD

Family Medicine
Subspecializing in Fertility/Infertility
4.9 / 5 (Based on 220 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


January 30, 2020
They are a very professional clinic
January 03, 2020
Very efficient
December 26, 2019
My visit went very well
December 26, 2019
I am very pleased with Dr. Wach's and all the staff at the clinic.
December 24, 2019
They were an outstanding group got me in when I need to get in even though there wasn't really any openings they still manage to squeeze me in and I appreciate that immensely
December 19, 2019
Dr Wachs is the best
December 12, 2019
I have had the same doctor for a lot of years and I am very happy with him.
September 20, 2019
It seems like I get a different nurse every time I go in.
September 20, 2019
I've been a patient here since the clinic began and a patient of Dr. Wachs's even before that, and I've always been impressed by the level of care, the genuine concern, the quality of the staff and nurses, the cleanliness and short waits. My whole family has been healthier and happier because of this clinic and its professionalism.
September 18, 2019
Excellent caring team
September 13, 2019
Keep up the good work.
September 13, 2019
Totally pleased with my experience
September 06, 2019
I waited nearly half an hour after my appointment to even see the nurse, and then I had to wait nearly an hour before my doctor could even show up. What was supposed to be a short appointment lasted an hour and a half.
September 01, 2019
Good work
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.

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