Amy J Wagner, MD

Pediatric Surgery, Surgery
Children’s Wisconsin since 2009
  • Associate professor, the Medical College of Wisconsin

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Overview

Services

Dr. Wagner takes care of patients as she would want her own children cared for. One of her strengths is communication. She strives to speak with families in a clear and understandable manner, while remaining open so that they are comfortable asking questions and approaching her with concerns. Dr. Wagner greatly enjoys the relationships that develop with her patients and their families over time. She loves being a pediatric surgeon and feels very fortunate that she is able to help children and families.

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Certifications

  • Pediatric Surgery, Surgery

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatrics
  • Surgery
  • Abdominal wall defects
  • Anorectal malformations
  • Colorectal pediatric surgery
  • Complex laparoscopic and thorascopic surgeries
  • Congenital anomalies and neonatal surgery
  • Congenital Bowel Obstruction Atresia and Malrotation
  • Congenital cysts of the mediastinum
  • Congenital Lobar Emphysema
  • Congenital lung cysts
  • Crohn s disease
  • Diaphragmatic hernia
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Esophageal Atresia
  • Fetal intervention and prenatal consultation
  • Fetal surgery
  • Gastroesophageal reflux
  • Hernia repair
  • Hirschprungs disease
  • Imperforate anus
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Intestinal surgery
  • Minimally invasive pediatric surgery
  • Neonatal anomalies
  • Oncology
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Tumors
  • Undescended Testes
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Education and Awards

Education

  • 2001, Medical College of Wisconsin, MD
  • 2006, University of California (San Francisco, CA),

Residencies

    2009, Virginia Mason Medical Center (Seattle, WA) - General Surgery

Fellowships

    2011, Medical College of Wisconsin - Pediatric General Surgery

Awards

  • 1993 - 1997 Henry Vilas Scholarship
  • 1994 - 1997 Dean’s List, five semesters, University of Wisconsin
  • 1997 - Academic Distinction Award, University of Wisconsin
  • 1999 - Standing Ovation Award
  • 1999 - President’s Award Scholarship
  • 1999 - MCW Alumni Scholarship
  • 2000 - Martha and Norman Klein Scholarship
  • 2001 - MAP International Service Award
  • 2002 - Patricia Dawson Research Award
  • 2004 - 2006 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Award, Loan Repayment Program
  • 2006 - Young Researcher Award, International Fetal Medical and Surgical Society (IFMSS)
  • 2012 - Nominated and selected to attend AAMC Early Career Professional Seminar
  • 2013-2014 Outstanding Medical Student Teaching Award, MCW
  • 2014 – Research Poster Award Runner-Up, MCW Research Day
  • 2014-2015 Outstanding Medical Student Teaching Award, MCW
  • 2015 - 40 Under 40 Award, Milwaukee Business Journal
  • 2016 - Alpha Omega Alpha, Beta Chapter, MCW
  • 2016 - Honorary Pediatrician of the Year; Pediatric Residency Program, MCW
  • 2016–2017 MCW Leadership Academy participant
  • 2017 - Community of Innovators Award 
  • Best Doctors in America
  • Milwaukee Magazine Top Doctors

Research and publications

Research

  • Minimally invasive closure of fetal myelomeningocele
  • Use of cell free DNA
  • Fetal and neonatal outcomes
  • Delivery timing in gastroschisis


Publications