William Payne, MD

Professor and Chief, Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery

William Payne

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-625-5151

Fax 612-624-7168

Office Address:
Transplantation, Surgery
420 Delaware Street SE
Mayo Mail Code 195
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Stephanie Taylor

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Administrative Fax Number

Professor and Chief, Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery

Vascular and Transplant Surgeon

M.D., St. Louis University School of Medicine

Residency, University of Minnesota (Surgery)

Fellowship, University of Minnesota (Transplantation)



  • Vascular Surgery
  • Liver Transplant
  • Kidney Transplant

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Doctors in America® (2011-2012, 2013)

Professional Associations

Service Line Physician Director for Solid Organ Transplant
Medical Director, Lifesource


Research Summary/Interests

  • Bioartificial Support for Liver Failure
  • Clinical care of transplant patients
  • Innovative care of vascular patients



  • Transplant surgery
  • Complex and routine vascular and endovascular surgery
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Aneurysmal disease
  • Venous disease
  • Visceral artery disease
  • Peripheral artery disease

Board Certifications

Surgery, Transplant and Vascular Surgery

Clinical Interests

Visceral artery disease; Minimally invasive treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms, thoracic aortic aneurysms, aortic dissection; Complex and routine vascular surgery; Aneurysmal disease; Peripheral artery disease; Aneurysm Repair; Transplant surgery