Brian Wagers

Brian Wagers, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine


Brian grew up in Middletown, Ohio and traveled to Hanover College for undergraduate training.  He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Hanover with a degree in Chemistry and a minor in Sociology.  While at Hanover he met his wife, Sarah.  He returned to Ohio to attend medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and graduated in 2006.  He completed residency, chief residency, and a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and finished his training in 2013 where he received the most outstanding resident in general pediatrics award.  While at Cincinnati Children’s, Brian developed interests in Bioethics, the business side of medicine and International medical missions (particularly in Africa).

While in pediatric emergency medicine fellowship Brian’s research focused on dating violence and injury prevention.  He also developed an interest in transport medicine, resuscitation care, and simulation. He was trained as a simulation facilitator, became an ATLS instructor and served as a transport physician during his fellowship.   Brian is also the liaison for the American Academy of Pediatrics Section of Emergency Medicine’s Committee for the Future to the PEM Fellows Network.

Outside of work Brian enjoys spending time with his wife Sarah and two sons, Mason and Connor.  He is an avid runner and enjoys exercising as a stress relief.  Brian and Sarah have chronic cases of wanderlust and love to travel to new places around the world.   


(317) 630-7276 

Emergency Medicine
Indianapolis, IN


Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics