Dr Wágner completed his studies as the University of Pécs Medical School in 1998. Before gaining specializations in internal medicine, nephrology, diebetology and transplants in internal medicine. In 2002 he completed a PhD from the University of Pécs Medical School, before gaining teaching experience at Semmelweis University in 2004.
Starting in 1994, Dr Wágner spent several years working in the Second Clinic of Internal Medicine of the University of Pécs Medical School as a clinical physician, university assistant professor, university professor and then as a department assistant professor. In 2009 he became a university assistant professor at the Semmelweis University Transplant and Surgery Clinic, a full professor in 2012, and from 2014 until the present day a university head of department.
Dr Wágner studied abroad from 1998 to 2001 at the University of West Virginia, and from 2008 to 2009 at the University of West Florida. He has won numerous scientific awards and is the member of various professional associations.
He speaks and writes English and German at an advanced level.