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Robert H. Wagner, MD

  • Undergraduate
  • University of Virginia School of Nursing Charlottesville, VA 1988
  • Medical School
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School United States Norfolk, VA 1995
  • Internship
  • Riverside Regional Medical Center United States Newport News, VA 1996
  • University of Virginia United States Charlottesville, VA 1999
  • Graduate
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School United States Norfolk, VA 1995
  • George Mason University Fairfax, VA 1989
  • University of Virginia Health Sciences Center Charlottesville, VA 1991


Primary Specialties: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Board Certified), Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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
  • 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
  • Top Doctors, Northern Virginia Magazine 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2011


  • 11/01/2023
    Rating: 4.6

    Good answers to my questions

  • 10/26/2023
    Rating: 5

    Always great personal, professional attention. Calm atmosphere

  • 10/25/2023
    Rating: 4.6

    Easy to schedule and appreciated time spent with me discussing options

  • 10/21/2023
    Rating: 5

    I like Dr. Wagner -- he is very knowledgeable and I appreciate his straightforward candor. Also, the office staff is very nice and welcoming -- unusual in a medical office these days.