Stahler Paul

Paul Stahler, MD

Surgical Director, Renal Transplant and Living Donor Program

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Stahler has special interests in kidney transplantation, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, trauma and acute care surgery, surgical critical care, vascular access, and hepatobiliary surgery.


  • Stahler PA, Redfield RR. Exotic AVG creation. Dialysis Access Cases: Practical Solutions to Clinical Challenges. Alexander S. Yevzlin, MD, Robert R. Redfield III, MD, Arif Asif, MD, Gerald A. Beathard, MD. Springer. 2017.
  • Stahler PA, Weese SE, Nygaard RM, Hill MJ, Richardson CJ, Larson SM, Gunderson S, Quickel RR. Honoring patients’ organ donation decisions when family conflict is present: Experience from a single organ procurement organization. J Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2014 Oct;77(4):555-8.

Medical School

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA


  • Surgery, Hennepin Healthcare, Minneapolis, MN, USA


  • Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
  • Surgical Critical Care, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • American Society of Transplantation


  • Board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery
  • Board certified in surgical critical care by the American Board of Surgery
  • Board certified in multi-organ abdominal transplant surgery, with certifications in kidney, liver, and pancreas transplantation by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons