Robert Wagner MD, FAAP

South Whidbey Pediatrics
Robert Wagner MD, FAAP


Longtime pediatrician Robert Wagner, MD, has held many leadership roles since joining our medical staff in 1989 including 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.

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


  • Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine, 1976

Internship & Residency

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


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

Please note:

This provider is not an employee of WhidbeyHealth. For your medical records, please call Pediatric Associates of Whidbey Island directly.

Call: 360.675.5555

1690 E. Layton P.O. Box 8 Freeland, WA 98249