Amy J Wagner, MD

Assistant professor, the Medical College of Wisconsin

Office Locations

8915 W. Connell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(877) 607-5280 (appointment)
414-266-6421 (clinic)
414-266-6550 (office)
4855 S Moorland Rd
New Berlin, WI 53151


Best Doctors 2013Dr. 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.

Pediatric Surgery, Surgery - General
Areas of Interest
  • Surgery
  • Fetal Surgery
  • Prenatal consults
  • Congenital Anomalies and Neonatal Surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Oncology
  • Trauma
  • Burns

Education & Awards

  • 2001, Medical College of Wisconsin, MD
  • 2006, University of California (San Francisco, CA), Research Fellowship
  • 2009, Virginia Mason Medical Center (Seattle, WA)
  • 2011, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • 1993 - 1997 Henry Vilas Scholarship
  • 1994 - 1997 Dean’s List, five semesters, University of Wisconsin
  • 1997 - Present Academic Distinction Award, University of Wisconsin
  • 1999 - Present Standing Ovation Award
  • 1999 - Present President’s Award Scholarship
  • 1999 - Present MCW Alumni Scholarship
  • 2000 - Present Martha and Norman Klein Scholarship
  • 2001 - Present MAP International Service Award
  • 2002 - Present Patricia Dawson Research Award
  • 2004 - 2006 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Award, Loan Repayment Program
  • 2006 - Present Young Researcher Award, International Fetal Medical and Surgical Society (IFMSS)
  • 2012 - Best Doctor Award
  • 2013 - Nominated and selected to attend AAMC Early Career Professional Seminar

Research & Publications

  • Minimally invasive closure of fetal myelomeningocele
  • Use of cell free DNA
Recently published selections:

  • Genetic Analysis of Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation Reveals a Novel Pulmonary Gene: Fatty Acid Binding Protein-7 (Brain type).
  • The Angular Branch- Maximizing the Scapula in Head and Neck Reconstruction.
  • Prognostic Role of Tumor Head Volume Ratio in Fetal Sacrococcygeal Teratoma.
  • Utility of Upper Gastrointestinal Series Prior to Gastrostomy Tube Placement.
  • The Risk of Volvulus in Congenital Abdominal Wall Defects. 

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