Dr. Van Wagner, MD

Dr. Van Wagner, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Van Wagner, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1989 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.

10007 Kennerly Rd Ste A

Saint Louis, MO 63128

Contact Information

(314) 776-7112

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Background Check

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Wagner's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sleeve Gastrectomy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wagner performs Sleeve Gastrectomy more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Wagner performs this procedure more than 60% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Obesity
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wagner treats Obesity more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Wagner treats this condition more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Wagner's conditions and procedures:

Adjustable Gastric Banding
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Surgery
Gastric Banding
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Obesity
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Stomach Surgery
Umbilical Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Wagner, founder of Heart of America Bariatrics, has performed more than 2400 Laparoscopic Bariatric Procedures in his career. His practice is dedicated entirely to bariatric surgery. So many patients have trusted Dr. Wagner with their bariatri...

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1994
    UMDNJ
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1990
    UMDNJ
    Internship Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    New York Medical College
    Medical School
    1989
  • 1984
    Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    1984

Awards

Dr. Wagner's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wagner

4.5

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
1 Star
5.555555555555555%
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What People Say About Dr. Van Wagner, MD
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Dr. Wagner was a phenomenal surgeon. I love the communication and his passion for his craft. I just had my surgery December 28 and I can't imagine having another surgeon on this journey to a healthier life.
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I think Dr Wagner is not interested in your well being, but rather another surgery notch in his belt. I had the lap-band put in 4 years ago. I immediately noticed what looked like a hernia. He dismissed it. 2 years later due to complications I had the lap-band removed. Here I am now 2 years...Read More
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Locations

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
HealthLink
Humana
MultiPlan
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Affiliated Hospitals

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Mercy Hospital Jefferson

Crystal City, MO

Des Peres Hospital

Saint Louis, MO