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.


Abdominal Organ Transplantation Fellowship
UCLA Department of Liver and Pancreas Transplantation
Los Angeles, CA

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Neuroscience, and History
Los Angeles, CA


General Surgery Residency
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH