Jonathan Wagner, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (Clinician Educator)

Medical Student Clerkship Director

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Jonathan Wagner grew up in Nevada City, California, a small town in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. He attended the University of California-Berkeley and the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. Following a transitional year internship at the University of Hawaii in Oahu, he trained in emergency medicine at LAC+USC. After serving as chief resident during his final year of residency in 2010-2011, he joined the faculty at LAC+USC as an Assistant Program Director. Following three years as APD, his focus shifted toward medical student education and medical student advising. In 2013, he was appointed as Clerkship Director and now also serves as the Faculty Advisor for all emergency medicine bound medical students. His interests include medical education, medical student advising, and residency recruitment. Outside of the ED, he is an avid surfer, world traveler, and big time foodie.


  • J Emerg Med. 2017 Mar; 52(3):332-340. . View in PubMed
  • Oncologic Metabolic Emergencies Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2017 12; 31(6):941-957. . View in PubMed
  • An Unusual Case of Angiotensin-Converting-Enzyme Inhibitor-Related Penile Angioedema with Evolution to the Oropharynx West J Emerg Med. 2015 Dec; 16(7):1185-7. . View in PubMed
  • Survival from cervical necrotizing fasciitis West J Emerg Med. 2015 Jan; 16(1):172-4. . View in PubMed
  • Oncologic metabolic emergencies Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2014 Aug; 32(3):509-25. . View in PubMed
  • Myth: parenteral ketorolac provides more effective analgesia than oral ibuprofen CJEM. 2007 Jan; 9(1):30-2. . View in PubMed