Brian Wanner, DO, is a board-certified dermatologist, Mohs micrographic surgeon, and reconstructive surgeon at Skin Cancer Specialists, located in Mesa, Arizona.
Dr. Wanner grew up in Sioux City, Iowa. He attended the University of Colorado, where he studied integrative physiology and graduated with distinction. He then completed medical school at Des Moines University in Iowa, where he was inducted into the Sigma Sigma Phi National Honor Society and received the Academic Achievement Award for graduating at the top of his class.
After medical school, Dr. Wanner moved to Florida for an internship at the University of South Florida's Largo Medical Center Program in Tampa. He then moved to Columbus, Ohio, for his dermatology residency at OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, where he was elected chief resident and received the OhioHealth Kylee Sacksteder Leadership Award during his final year.
Post-residency, Dr. Wanner attended a highly sought-after Mohs micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania. He is expertly trained in skin cancer removal, Mohs micrographic surgery, management of high-risk solid organ transplant patients, and facial reconstruction after skin cancer removal. He has performed more than 2,000 skin cancer surgeries throughout his career, many with complex reconstructions.
Dr. Wanner has published numerous research articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented his work at state and national conferences. He is also an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).
Dr. Wanner has helped improve the quality of care provided by dermatologists nationwide through his work on the AAD’s Performance Measurement Committee and Actinic Keratosis Quality Measures Workgroup.
During his time off, Dr. Wanner enjoys golfing, hiking, bicycling, skiing/snowboarding, and spending quality time with his wife and son.