Dr. Wagner is a board-certified ophthalmologist recognized internationally as an innovator in the treatment of patients with retinal and macula disease, pediatric and adult diabetic retinopathy, retinal tears and detachments, ocular oncology, and the application of Lean Six Sigma to healthcare delivery. Dr. Wagner’s integrated team approach enables the latest in diagnosis, treatment, and leading-edge research. He is an inventor, lectures and collaborates internationally, and publishes in peer-reviewed literature. Dr. Wagner attended Northwestern University as an undergraduate, followed by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency and served as Chief Resident at Eastern Virginia Medical School and his vitreoretinal fellowship at Weill Cornell University Medical Center.
Dr. Wagner is engaged in setting healthcare policy, serving in positions including President of the Virginia Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, Secretariat of State Affairs for the American Academy of Ophthalmology, President of the Medical Society of Virginia Foundation, Board of Visitors and Trustee at Eastern Virginia Medical School, President of the Virginia Beach Medical Society, and appointed by five Virginia Governors to multiple Commissions and Board positions. Dr. Wagner is actively involved in several charitable and fraternal organizations, most recently the Board of WHRO. He is a third-generation Mason, Aviation Medical Examiner for the FAA, and an avid fine art photographer. Dr. Wagner and his wife, Jody, enjoyed raising their four children in Hampton Roads.