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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Van Wagner, Bariatric Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Wagner has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Van Wagner, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Wagner graduated from New York Medical College, Valhalla. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Saint Louis, MO
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater St Louis
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Wagner has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Des Peres Hospital 
  • Jefferson Memorial Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Van L Wagner MD is a male Surgeon, has 22 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Van L. Wagner practice?
Dr. Van Wagner has 2 office locations.
Dr. Van Wagner practices Surgery near Saint Louis, MO.
See Saint Louis Surgeons.