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Naftali Presser

  • General Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Saint Thomas Medical Partners
  • Phone: (615) 222-5505


Saint Thomas Medical Partners - General Surgery - West

Saint Thomas Kidney Transplant Center


  • Medical School
    Doctor of Medicine University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine San Francisco, CA Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Neuroscience, and History UCLA Los Angeles, CA
  • Residency
    General Surgery Residency Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cleveland, OH
  • Fellowship
    Abdominal Organ Transplantation Fellowship UCLA Department of Liver and Pancreas Transplantation Los Angeles, CA


Naftali Presser, MD, is a Transplant, Hepatobiliary, and General Surgeon with Saint Thomas Medical Partners, part of Ascension. Dr. Presser is board-certified in abdominal
transplant surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, general surgery. He provides care of end-stage liver and kidney disease and surgical care of liver malignancies to patients of all ages.
Dr. Presser has a special interest in liver transplant surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, and liver cancers of adults and children. His research interests include the management of complex multi-organ transplantation, and critical care/peri-operative management of end-stage liver and kidney disease.. He works to provide all his patients with end-stage liver and kidney disease to have access to life-saving transplantation.

Outside of the office, Dr. Presser enjoys competing in triathalons, classical voice, and classical piano.