Sheri L. Wagner MD

Sheri Wagner

Sheri L. Wagner
MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Medical Director of Pediatric Hospitalist Service

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

General Pediatrics; Pediatric Hospitalist; Pediatrics

Contact Information
UBMD Pediatrics
Division of General Pediatrics
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0034
Fax: (716) 323-0292
slm7@buffalo.edu


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Professional Summary:

Dr. Wagner received her MD and completed her pediatric training through the University at Buffalo, and has remained in our community serving as a Pediatric Hospitalist since 2008. She has mentored over two dozen pediatric residents and medical students in various Quality Improvement and other research projects, culminating in local and national presentations. Dr. Wagner has been actively involved in the Pediatric Interest Group at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, serving formally as their Faculty Advisor since 2018. As much as Dr. Wagner enjoys teaching and mentorship, her favorite aspect of her job is taking care of children at the bedside. She has been named a “Top Doctor” by Buffalo Spree magazine, as voted by her peers, for the past four years.

Dr. Wagner served as the Medical Director of the 20-bed Pediatric Long-Term Care Unit at Kaleida Health’s HighPointe on Michigan from 2017-2022. She has been Medical Director of the Pediatric Hospitalist Service at Oishei Children's Hospital since December, 2020.

Education and Training:

  • Certificate, Medical Educators, Royal College of Physicians (2018)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2007)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2004)
  • BA, Major: Biology; Minor: Psychology, Ithaca College, Magna Cum Laude (2000)

Employment:

  • Medical Director of the Pediatric Hospitalist Service, Oishei Children's Hospital (2020-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2008-present)
  • Pediatric Hospitalist, Oishei Children's Hospital (2008-present)
  • Medical Director of Pediatrics, Pediatric Long Term Care, HighPointe on Michigan (2017–2021)
  • Pediatric Hospitalist, South Buffalo Mercy Hospital (2007–2009)
  • General Pediatrician, Derby and Silver Creek Pediatrics (2007–2008)

Awards and Honors:

  • University at Buffalo Spring Clinical Day: Outstanding Research (2011)
  • Buffalo Spree Magazine: Top Doctors in Western New York (2019-2022)

Research Expertise:

  • High Flow Nasal Cannula, Quality Improvement

Journal Articles:

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Wagner SL. (2006) In: "What to Expect Now That You’ve Been Sued". World Scientific Publishing, 246-256.

Abstracts:

  • DiPalma S, Ruano S, Wagner S, Territo H. (2022) Will Young Bronchiolitis Patients Have a better clinical outcome if treated with High Flow Nasal Cannula at 1.5L/kg/min comparing with an arbitrary starting flow rate? A Retrospective Review. Pediatric Academic Society. Denver, Colorado (Apr) Poster

Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:

  • Assioun J, Ungs C, Thomas R, Wagner S. (1900) Perforated Neonatal Appendicitis with Associated Intraperitoneal Abscess and Bacterial Meningitis- The Case of the Baby Who Would Not Stay Well. Clinical Pediatrics (Jan)

Professional Memberships:

  • Society of Hospital Medicine (2021–present)
  • Buffalo Pediatric Society (2007–present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2004–2010)

Presentations:

  • "Pediatric Long-Term Care in Buffalo & Beyond" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2020)
  • "High Flow Nasal Cannula Protocol at Oishei Children’s Hospital" New York State Regional Hospitalist Webinar (2019)
  • "Moving from “Feedback” to “Feedforward”" Pediatric Grand Rounds; Oishei Children's Hospital (2019)
  • "Asthma Care Path and High Flow Protocol" Pediatric Resident Lecture; Oishei Children‘s Hospital (2018)
  • "Decreasing Blood Cultures in Uncomplicated, Superficial Soft Tissue Infections Through Resident-Directed Education" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies; QI: Education (2018)
  • "Pediatric Protocols" Emergency Medicine Resident Lecture; Gates Vascular Institute (2018)
  • "Note Writing" Pediatric Resident Lecture; Oishei Children's Hospital (2018)
  • "Immunization and Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in an Era of Vaccine Hesitancy: Dispelling Myths and Propagating Truth" System Pharmacists; New York State Council of Health (2017)
  • "Asthma and High Flow Nasal Cannula Pathways" Pediatric Resident Lecture; Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2017)
  • "Asthma Care Pathway" Pediatric Resident Lecture; Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2017)
  • "Blood Cultures in Uncomplicated, Superficial Soft Tissue Infections" Scholarly Exchange Day; University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "Decreasing Unnecessary Empiric Acyclovir Usage Through Resident Directed Education" Scholarly Exchange Day; University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "Decreasing Unnecessary Empiric Acyclovir Usage Through Resident Directed Education" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2017)
  • "Improving Adherence to AAP Guidelines for Newborns with Indirect Hyperbilirubinemia Through Resident Education" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2017)
  • "High Flow Nasal Cannula Orderset" Pediatric Resident Lecture; Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2016)
  • "Improving Documentation" Pediatric Resident Lecture; Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2015)
  • "Milk Alkali Syndrome in a 16 year old Female" Scholarly Exchange Day; University at Buffalo (2013)
  • "The Natural History of High Flow Nasal Cannula at Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo" 41st Annual Congress; Society of Critical Care Medicine (2012)
  • "Pneumococcal Polyarthritis" Morbidity and Mortality Conference; Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2011)
  • "The Natural History of High Flow Nasal Cannula at Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo" Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2011; Society of Hospital Medicine (2011)
  • "The Natural History of High Flow Nasal Cannula at Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo" Scholarly Exchange Day; University at Buffalo (2011)
  • "Henoch-Schonlein Purpura" Pediatric Resident Lecture; Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2011)
  • "High Flow Nasal Cannula: History of Usage at WCHOB" Pediatric Grand Rounds; Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2010)
  • "Vaccines: The Truth Behind the Myths" Pediatric Resident Lecture; Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2009)
  • "Breast-Feeding Associated Hypernatremic Dehydration" Morbidity and Mortality Conference; Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Incidence of MRSA Positive Abscess Cultures at Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo from 2005-2007 in Children Ages 0-21 Years" Senior Resident Presentation Day; Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Isolation and Analysis of Strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae with Mutations in the Gene for Subunit II or III of Cytochrome c Oxidase" Senior Research Presentation; Ithaca College; Biology Department (2000)
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Service Activities:

  • Respiratory Care (2019–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Residency Program Mentor (2019–present)
  • HighPointe on Michigan: Pediatric Unit Monthly Operational Meetings; Co-Chair (2019–present)
  • Society of Pediatric Hospital Medicine: Annual Conference Abstracts; Reviewer (2018–present)
  • HighPointe on Michigan/Oishei Children's Hospital: Collaborative Monthly Meetings; Chair (2018–2021)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Interest Group; Advisor (2018–present)
  • HighPointe on Michigan: Tee Off for Tots Planning Committee; Committee Member (2018–present)
  • New Zealand Embassy: International Meeting on Pediatric Nasal High Flow; Invited Participant (2017)
  • Oishei Children‘s Hospital: Pediatric Osteoarticular Infection Pathway Development Team; Member (2017–2018)
  • UBMD Pediatrics: Board of Directors; Treasurer (2016–2019)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Undergraduate Student Mentor (2016–2018)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Medical Student Mentorship Program Biannual Dinner Meetings Mentor (2016–present)
  • UBMD Pediatrics: Hospitalist/Intensivist/ED (HIE) Conference; Chair (2016–present)
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo: SOS Scoring System for Iatrogenic Withdrawal, Implementation Committee; Committee Member (2015–2016)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Interest Group Clinical Night; Presentor (2015–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Interest Group Shadowing Program; Coordinator (2014–present)
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo: Pediatric Rounding Process Improvement Committee; Committee Member (2013–2016)
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo: IV Placement Policy Committee; Committee Member (2013–2014)
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo: Asthma Action Plan Development Committee; Committee Member (2013)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Residency Program Evaluation Committee; Member (2013–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Faculty Recruitment; Participant (2012–present)
  • UBMD Pediatrics: Hospitalist Orientation; Participant (2012–present)
  • Oishei Children's Hospital: Asthma Coalition and Asthma Education Committee; Inpatient Asthma care pathway development, education, and maintenance; Inpatient Pediatric Asthma Champion (2010–2019)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Review Committee; Committee Member (2010–present)
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo: Care Pathway Development Team; Member (2009–2011)
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo: Narcotic Withdrawal Process Committee; Committee Member (2009–2010)
  • Oishei Children‘s Hospital: Bronchiolitis Care Pathway Development; Coordinator (2009–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Scholarly Oversight Committee; Committee Member (2008–2011)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Residency Program Candidates Interviewer (2008–present)
  • Oishei Children‘s Hospital: High Flow Nasal Cannula Committee; Co-Chair (2008–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatrics Teaching Interest Group; Member (2008–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Recruitment Committee; Committee Member (2005)
  • Heart Smart Teaching children in elementary schools in the area about heart-healthy habits; Teacher (2002)
  • Students Teaching AIDS to Students (STATS) Program Medical students go to area high schools to teach students the facts about HIV and AIDS; Co-President (2001–2002)

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Contact Information

UBMD Pediatrics
Division of General Pediatrics
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0034
Fax: (716) 323-0292
slm7@buffalo.edu

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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