Alan L. Wagner, MD
Alan L. Wagner, MD, FACS, founded the Wagner Macula & Retina Center in 1987. A board certified ophthalmologist specializing in vitreoretinal surgery, Dr. Wagner received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He then completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Eastern Virginia Medical School, and furthered his training as the Dyson Fellow in vitreoretinal disease and surgery at Weill Cornell University Medical Center.
An internationally recognized innovator in the treatment of patients with retinal disease, Dr. Wagner’s specialty covers the medical treatment and surgery of diseases and disorders affecting the retina and the macula. He is an authority in pediatric and adult diabetic retinopathy management. Dr. Wagner’s integrated team approach enables the latest in the diagnosis and treatment of macular and retinal diseases as well as ocular cancers.
Dr. Wagner has presented to surgeons in the both United States and Europe on macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, surgical device design and retinopathy of prematurity. He is also a noted lecturer on international healthcare delivery models, Lean Six Sigma and the innovation and evolution of healthcare. Dr. Wagner is published in peer-reviewed literature.
Dr. Wagner is very involved in helping to set healthcare policy in Virginia and throughout the country. Currently he serves as the President of the Virginia Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, is a member of the Secretariat of State Affairs for the American Academy of Ophthalmology representing Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia and serves on the Medical Society of Virginia’s Foundation Board. Dr. Wagner is a Trustee of the Eastern Virginia Medical School Foundation, and has previously served as the President of the Virginia Beach Medical Society. He has a long history of public service fulfilling gubernatorial appointments to various commissions and boards including aviation, aerospace, technology and healthcare. Dr. Wagner is very involved with multiple charitable committees as well as serving on the Board of WHRO, and is a third generation Mason.
Dr. Wagner and his wife, Jody, have enjoyed raising their four children in Hampton Roads.
Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine
Cornell University Medical Center