Whidbey General Hospital
Robert D. Wagner, MD, FAAP

Robert D. Wagner MD, FAAP


Longtime pediatrician Robert Wagner, MD, has held many leadership roles at Whidbey General since joining our medical staff in 1989. He is our current Chief of Credentials, a committee that evaluates the competencies of hospital physicians. Dr. Wagner's practice has evolved from addressing injury and illness as they occur to embracing prevention-based models of care. Dr. Wagner, the only pediatrician practicing on South Whidbey, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP), which indicates his ongoing commitment to professional education and health care advocacy for children.


South Whidbey Pediatrics

1690 E. Layton
P.O. Box 8

Freeland , WA  98249
Office Phone: 360-331-1314 or 360-678-6848

Patient Care Philosophy

  • Practice preventive care models based on vaccination, injury prevention and early assessment of risk.
  • Integrate clinical care with evidence-based public health models.
  • Incorporate findings from evolving areas of clinical and sociological research in pediatric medicine, such as obesity, video screen usage and stress.

Scope of Care

  • General pediatrics from birth to age 21
  • Acute care for illness or injury
  • Initial assessment of chronic signs and symptoms with referral to appropriate specialists and integration and management of services among these specialists
  • Sports medicine and injury prevention
  • General care and referral for behavioral and mental health conditions such as ADD, anxiety, autism, depression and adjustment disorders
  • Vaccination programs integrated with state, national and county health authorities

Education

  • Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine, 1976

Internship & Residency

  • Internship: Emanuel Hospital & Health Center
  • Residency: University of Washington School of Medicine

Certification

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

Robert D. Wagner, MD, FAAP

 

“BEST experience I ever had in a hospital. Five star all the way.”

Robert D. Wagner, MD, FAAP

Everyone at Whidbey General focuses on achieving the best possible patient outcomes. Read comments from our patients about the care they received. Want to share your own testimonial? Email myhospital@whidbeygen.org.