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Kathryn A. Wagner, M.D., FACS

Kathryn A. Wagner, M.D., FACS Photo

Provider Type: Physician

Board Certifications:
  • General Surgery


General Summary

Dr. Wagner has been specializing in breast disease diagnostics and surgical therapy in San Antonio since 1995. Her office was designated by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) as an Accredited Comprehensive Breast Center from 2009 – 2012, prior to joining Texas Breast Specialists and the fully accredited NAPBC program The Baptist Breast Center.


  • Residency
    University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Internship
    University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Medical Doctorate
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • Genetics Course
    City of Hope

Accolades & Memberships

Dr. Wagner is a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery – board certified in General Surgery and fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She is co-chair Master of Surgery work group of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, co-chair of the Working Group: Mastery of Breast Surgery and a member of the National Consortium of Breast Centers.

Dr. Wagner is affiliated with two National Accreditation Programs for Breast Centers (NAPBC): Baptist Breast Center and Methodist Breast Center.  She is certified in diagnostic ultrasound by the American Society of Breast Surgeons which is recognized by the American College of Radiology. She received multiple awards for Best Doctor in San Antonio Medicine and for many years has been awarded Super Doctor in Texas Monthly.

Breast Cancer Surgery Certificate

  • American Board of Surgery Board Certified in General Surgery
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons Ultrasound Certification
  • Hidden Scar Certificate of Training

Surgery Locations

  • Christus Health Systems 
  • Downtown Baptist Medical Center
  • Methodist Health Systems
  • North Central Baptist Hospital

Office & Outpatient

  • Abscess Drainage
  • Breast Sonography and Ultrasound
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Lymphedema Screening and Prevention Program
  • Mediport Removal
  • Needle Biopsy of Breast Lesions - US Guided
  • Partial Breast Radiation Catheter Insertion (SAVI, Contura, Mammosite)
  • Skin Biopsies

Surgical Procedures

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Excision of Chest Wall Tumors
  • Excisional Breast Biopsy
  • Hidden Scar Lumpectomy & Mastectomy
  • Hidden Scar Surgery
  • Lumpectomy - Partial Mastectomy - Quadrantectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Mediport Placement
  • Nipple Duct Excision
  • Nipple Sparing Mastectomy
  • Oncoplastic Partial Mastectomy with Contralateral Mastopexy for Symmetry
  • Oncoplastic Tissue Rearrangement
  • Radical Excision of Metastatic Lesions
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Community Service

Dr. Wagner frequently speaks at community events.

Research Interest

Dr. Wagner performs research within Texas Oncology and several research registries with The American Society of Breast Surgeons. She specializes in genetics for young pregnant women.