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Robert H Wagner, MD

About

A native of Northern Virginia, Dr. Wagner returned to the area after completing his medical training throughout the state of Virginia. He joined National Spine & Pain Centers in 1999, and soon became well known among his colleagues and patients as a talented and knowledgeable pain specialist. His skills in advanced, non-surgical techniques have helped countless patients resolve complex pain issues and return to healthy lives.

Dr. Wagner specializes in diagnosing and treating injuries of the spine, joints, tendons, nerves and ligaments by utilizing injection techniques. He also has years of experience treating acute and chronic injuries with Stem Cell Therapy, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Prolotherapy. He has lectured and mentored clinicians nationally on these innovative techniques and their application for healing chronic pain conditions.

Dr. Wagner feels that finding the definitive source of pain is critical to long term recovery. He combines years of clinical experience with the latest medical technology to ensure the best possible outcome for each individual. He performs diagnostic and therapeutic injections under ultrasound and fluoroscopic (X-ray) guidance to maximize the accuracy and therapeutic benefit of each injection performed.

Well respected within his field, Dr. Wagner is frequently asked to share his expertise through speaking and instructional venues including the American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine. He has developed workshops on injection techniques for the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and the American Academy of Family Practitioners. He also appeared as a featured WebMD lecturer for low back pain and has published articles relating to Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. In addition, Dr. Wagner received the Physician’s Recognition Award from the American Medical Association for his commitment to continuing medical education.

Dr. Wagner has been featured as a Top Doctor in Northern Virginia Magazine for two consecutive years. He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management and maintains several active memberships including the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and the American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine.

Not only a gifted clinician, Dr. Wagner is equally skilled in the kitchen. A self-proclaimed chef, he enjoys preparing gourmet cuisine for family and friends. “Healthy food can be a powerful medicine.”

Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctor 2019 award

Affiliations Tysons Corner StemCell Arts
Awards
  • Top Doctors, Northern Virginia Magazine 2019
  • Top Doctors, Northern Virginia Magazine 2018
  • Top Doctors, Northern Virginia Magazine 2017
  • Top Doctors, Northern Virginia Magazine 2016
  • Top Doctors, Northern Virginia Magazine 2015
  • Top Doctors, Northern Virginia Magazine 2012
  • Top Doctors, Northern Virginia Magazine 2011
  • Instructor and Lecturer: Regenerative Injections
  • Physician Recognition Award: AMA
  • Diplomate, American Academy of Pain Management
  • Member, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • Member, American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine
Education
  • Board Certification
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Internship
  • Medical College of Virginia Hosp. United States Richmond, VA 1999
  • Riverside Regional Medical Center United States Newport News, VA 1996
  • University of Virginia United States Charlottesville, VA 1988
  • Medical School
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School United States Norfolk, VA 1995
  • Undergraduate
  • University of Virginia United States Charlottesville, VA 1988

Reviews

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  • 10/31/2020
    Rating: 5

    Dr Wagner is an outstanding pain management specialist. He listens to patients and spends the necessary time explaining his diagnosis and treatment recommendations . He achieves positive results!

  • 10/30/2020
    Rating: 5

    The level of compassion and understanding along with professionalism that Dr Wagner and his assistant [...] bring to the table is is exemplary. [...]

  • 10/17/2020
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Wagner and his staff are first rate professionals. The results i obtain from the [...] treatments in my shoulder are always beneficial and allow me to greatly reduce the pain and discomfort I normally feel.

  • 10/17/2020
    Rating: 5

    Professional, friendly service, knowledgeable, informative, prompt, all around awesome!