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Dr. Johana Castro Wagner


Dr. Johana Castro Wagner joined the Sher Allergy Specialists team in 2020 following three years with the largest allergy specialty group in South Florida, where she treated pediatric and adult patients with a variety of allergic conditions. Dr. Castro Wagner has a special interest in Food Allergies, Eczema, Hives, and Pediatric Allergy and Asthma, and she leads the Sher Allergy Oral Immunotherapy Clinic for Peanut Allergy. Dr. Castro Wagner trained under Dr. Sher during her USF Allergy and Immunology Fellowship at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, where she excelled in Allergy and Immunology teaching sessions to pediatric residents-in-training. Dr. Castro Wagner grew up in Venezuela and is fluent in Spanish and English.


  • Universidad Central De Venezuela


  • University of Texas Medical Branch in Texas


  • University of South Florida Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital


  • Project Leader, Anaphylaxis Quality Improvement Project at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital


  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology

  • American Academy of Pediatrics


  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

  • American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

  • Clinical Immunology Society


  • Johana B. Castro Wagner, Harold S. Pine: Chronic Cough in Children; Pediatr Clin North Am 2013 Aug; 60(4):951-67. 

  • Lisa R Forbes, Tiphanie P Vogel, Megan A Cooper, Johana Castro-Wagner, Edith Schussler, Katja G Weinacht, Ashley S Plant, Helen C Su, Eric J Allenspach, Mary Slatter, Mario Abinun, Desa Lilic, Charlotte Cunningham-Rundles, Olive Eckstein, Peter Olbrich, R Paul Guillerman, Niraj C Patel, Yesim Y Demirdag, Christa Zerbe, Alexandra F Freeman, Steven M Holland, Paul Szabolcs, Andrew Gennery, Troy R Torgerson, Joshua D Milner, Jennifer W Leiding:  Jakinibs for the treatment of immune dysregulation in patients with gain-of-function signal transducer and activator of transcription 1 (STAT1) or STAT3 mutations,  J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Nov;142(5):1665-1669. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2018.07.020. Epub 2018 Aug 6.

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