Dr. Kristan Staudenmayer is a double-boarded surgeon specializing in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Texas at Southwestern Medical School in 1999 and completed her residency in General Surgery at Parkland Hospital in 2006. During her post-graduate training, she conducted NIH T32-funded research at Harborview Hospital, focusing on the effects of innate immunity on trauma. She furthered her Trauma and Surgical Critical Care training at San Francisco General Hospital and joined Stanford in 2008. Dr. Staudenmayer has a robust research program and clinical practice, and her interests contribute to Stanford’s multi-disciplinary approach to surgical trauma management.
Dr. Staudenmayer has asked Dr. Carolyn Dacey Seib to serve as the program director.