Walter M. Stadler, MD

Hematology and Oncology (Cancer) | More

Fred C. Buffett Professor of Medicine and Surgery Dean for Clinical Research
Deputy Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Walter Stadler, MD, is an expert in prostate, kidney, bladder, and testicular cancers. He concentrates on the use of chemotherapy, immunotherapy, anti-angiogenic therapy, and molecularly targeted therapy for patients with locally advanced or metastatic disease.

His research focuses on the development of new treatments for these urological cancers. Dr. Stadler's research includes development of molecular and imaging markers for predicting response to various anti-cancer therapies.

Dr. Stadler has authored and co-authored more than 200 articles in medical journals such as Cancer Research and the Journal of Clinical Oncology, in addition to more than 100 book chapters, reviews, letters, and editorials. He is an active member of several committees and boards, including the medical advisory boards of the Kidney Cancer Association and the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, and the editorial board of UpToDate in Oncology, an information source for oncologists.

Medical Education

  • Yale University School of Medicine


  • Michael Reese Hospital


  • Michael Reese Hospital


  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Federation for Medical Research
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Urological Association
  • Society of Urologic Oncology
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1994

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German