Dr. James Wagner – Obstetrics and Gynecology - Mitchell, SD
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James Wagner

James A. Wagner, DO

4.8 / 5 (Based on 30 Ratings) Learn More

“I strive to communicate with my patients on both a medical and personal level to get to know them better. I also try to listen to what they really want.“

Office Information

About Me

Expert & Compassionate Care for Women

For experienced and compassionate care for your obstetric and gynecologic needs, trust James Wagner, DO, a board-certified OB/GYN at Avera Medical Group Obstetrics & Gynecology in Mitchell, SD.

Dr. Wagner provides specialized care for women – everything from annual well-woman exams and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery to prenatal and pregnancy care.

“There are a lot of ups and downs when you’re taking care of people, but OB/GYN is for the most part a happy field,” he says. “The best part of my job is being able to interact with my patients and watch their families grow.”

Dr. Wagner advises his patients to try and stay balanced physically, mentally and spiritually. “You’ll persevere throughout life much better if you have balance,” he says.

Active Lifestyle

In his free time, Dr. Wagner enjoys restoring old hotrods, hiking, biking, fishing and hunting. “I love outdoor activities and mostly like to fish and hunt birds – everything from doves to pheasants.”



Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center, Des Moines, IA, Medical School


Oklahoma State University Medical Center, Tulsa, OK, Obstetrics and Gynecology


Oklahoma State University Medical Center, Tulsa, OK, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Professional Memberships

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; American Osteopathic Association; American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Osteopathic Founders Foundation


American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Medical Research & Clinical Trials

Use of Daptomycin in a pregnant patient with staphylococcus aureus endocarditis


September 25, 2020
Dr. James Wagner is the best doctor I have ever had. Very, very sad to see him go!
September 25, 2020
I was always pleased with the care I received for my problem. I am sad to hear that Dr Wagner is leaving, but am condifenet
September 17, 2020
Love this clinic. The receptionists, nurses, and Dr. Wagner are all phenomenal. Dr. Wagner will be missed!
August 29, 2020
Dr Wagner made me feel very comfortable and was kind to me. I appreciate his care
August 26, 2020
Dr. Wagner and his nurse, as well as ALL the staff at the clinic, are always friendly and courteous. They took very good care of me as a patient and provide astounding care. They are awesome at what they do!
August 20, 2020
Dr Wagner is a wonderful physician. I'm going to miss him
July 09, 2020
Dr. Wagner's nurse was awesome! So nice and genuine. A joy to talk to. She deserves recognition.
June 25, 2020
This was my first time there and it felt like I had been there a million times. I can not say enough good about Dr. Wagner and the whole experience.
June 11, 2020
I feel very valued and respected when I go into the office.
May 19, 2020
I travel 75 miles for care at this clinic and the reason I do this is because I always receive the best care. They are very respectful of my time, treat me respectfully as I have a medical background and also always personable on every level. I will continue receiving care at this facility.
May 02, 2020
I feel like I'm valued here like I would be as a family member or an employee. The staff truly care about my well-being and this is the reason I will go here for my OB needs. In my latest visit, it was confirmed I was having a miscarriage, which was tough for me, but the compassion from the staff and Dr. Wagner helped me feel so much better. I would recommend anyone to go here.
April 09, 2020
Everyone at this clinic always takes care of me and my needs. Outstanding group of people!

This directory contains information about the provider members of Independent Health Care Associates, Avera Health and all Avera entities, members of the Avera Medical Group, and employed select providers with Avera McKennan, Sioux Falls, SD and Avera Marshall, Marshall, MN and physicians with hospital privileges at Avera St. Luke's, Aberdeen, SD; Avera Sacred Heart, Yankton, SD; Avera Queen of Peace, Mitchell, SD; Avera St. Mary's, Pierre, SD.

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