(509) 228-1000 WA
(208) 754-3100 ID

Aaron Wagner, MD

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Specialty

Optune (Tumor Treatment Fields for GBM)

Radiation Oncology

Radiosurgery

Location:

KOOTENAI CLINIC CANCER SERVICES, COEUR D'ALENE

KOOTENAI CLINIC CANCER SERVICES, POST FALLS

Dr. Wagner graduated magna cum laude in Chemical Engineering from the University of Idaho in 2005. He subsequently attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine where he received his MD and was granted various scholarships of distinction. He has completed four additional years of specialty training in Radiation Oncology at the Huntsman Cancer Hospital and University of Utah Medical Center where he was named Chief Resident after early advancement, in Radiation Oncology.

Dr. Wagner has actively pursued clinical research throughout his career. He has authored multiple scientific articles in top medical publications, including the Journal of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Gynecologic Oncology. Additionally, he has given various presentations and written a number of book chapters on modern radiation treatment and the use of radiotherapy in the care of patients with gynecologic, skin, central nervous system, and other bodily malignancies.

He has extensive experience in intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT), Gamma Knife radiosurgery for brain tumors, stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), and intra-operative radiotherapy (IORT).

Dr. Wagner is also the Medical Director for The Alliance for Cancer Care, a collaboration between Cancer Care Northwest, Kootenai Health and Providence Healthcare designed to further optimize the quality, coordination and experience for cancer patients throughout the region.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:

  • University of Idaho (Bachelor’s of Science in Chemical Engineering); Moscow, Idaho

Medical School:

  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine; Loma Linda, CA

Internship:

  • Sacred Heart Medical Center; Spokane, WA

Residency:

  • Huntsman Cancer Center at the University of Utah Medical Center (Radiation Oncology); Salt Lake City, UT

 

Certification
  • American Board of Radiology: Radiation Oncology
Honors
  • Best Doctors in America® list, specialty Radiation Oncology, 2015-2017
  • 2012 Chief Resident, Early Advancement, Radiation Oncology
  • 2009 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • 2008 Selma Andrews Scholarship
  • 2008 Medical Alumni Student Scholarship
  • 2007 Worthy Student Scholarship
  • 2006 Walter E. Macpherson Society Research Award
  • 2005 Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society

 

Memberships

• American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO)

• American Brachytherapy Society (ABS)

• American Society of Clinical Oncology

• Radiological Society of North America