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.