Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Annette M Wagner, MD

Annette M Wagner, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Dermatology) and Dermatology

Focus of Work

Bio

I am an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine and an Attending Pediatric Dermatologist, Dermatologic Surgeon and Laser specialist at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. I received my medical degree from McGill University in 1988, and completed internship (1989) and residencies in Pediatrics (1991) and Dermatology (1994) at the University of Arizona. I received Board Certification in Pediatrics (1995-2006), Dermatology (1...[Read full text]I am an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine and an Attending Pediatric Dermatologist, Dermatologic Surgeon and Laser specialist at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. I received my medical degree from McGill University in 1988, and completed internship (1989) and residencies in Pediatrics (1991) and Dermatology (1994) at the University of Arizona. I received Board Certification in Pediatrics (1995-2006), Dermatology (1995-2025) and Pediatric Dermatology (2004-2025). I am a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American Medical Association, the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and the Women's Dermatologic Society.[Shorten text]

Academic Focus

My academic focus is pediatric procedural dermatology. I am active nationally and internationally, lecturing and training residents and fellows in procedural techniques including excisional surgery and laser treatment of pediatric birthmarks such as hemangiomas, port wine stains, vascular malformations, congenital nevi, nevus sebaceous, aplasia cutis, epidermal nevi and dermoid cysts and acquired pediatric tumors including spitz nevi, spitz tumors, melanoma, atypical nevi, pilomatricoma, epide...[Read full text]My academic focus is pediatric procedural dermatology. I am active nationally and internationally, lecturing and training residents and fellows in procedural techniques including excisional surgery and laser treatment of pediatric birthmarks such as hemangiomas, port wine stains, vascular malformations, congenital nevi, nevus sebaceous, aplasia cutis, epidermal nevi and dermoid cysts and acquired pediatric tumors including spitz nevi, spitz tumors, melanoma, atypical nevi, pilomatricoma, epidermal cysts, juvenile xanthogranulomas, pyogenic granuloma, spider angioma, and other benign and malignant growths. My second academic focus is pigmented lesions in children including congenital nevi, spitz nevi, spitzoid tumors and pediatric melanoma.[Shorten text]

Clinical Focus

My primary clinical interests are the diagnosis, medical, surgical and laser treatment of pediatric congenital and acquired vascular lesions including hemangiomas, portwine stains, pyogenic granulomas, spider angiomas, venous and vascular malformations and pediatric birthmarks and tumors including congenital pigmented nevi, Spitz nevi and tumors, atypical nevi, nevus sebaceous, dermoid cysts, dermatofibroma and pilomatrixoma. I have a special interest in the medical, laser and surgical managemen...[Read full text]My primary clinical interests are the diagnosis, medical, surgical and laser treatment of pediatric congenital and acquired vascular lesions including hemangiomas, portwine stains, pyogenic granulomas, spider angiomas, venous and vascular malformations and pediatric birthmarks and tumors including congenital pigmented nevi, Spitz nevi and tumors, atypical nevi, nevus sebaceous, dermoid cysts, dermatofibroma and pilomatrixoma. I have a special interest in the medical, laser and surgical management of infantile hemangioma.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: McGill University (1988)
  • Residency: University of Arizona Health Science Center, Pediatrics (1991)
  • Residency: University of Arizona Health Science Center, Dermatology (1994)
  • Board Certification: Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology

Contact

Administrative office: 312-227-6060
Clinic (for patients): 312-227-7900

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 107
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611