Michael E. Stadler, MD

Michael Stadler, MDAssistant Professor
Division of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Reconstruction
Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences
Medical College of Wisconsin

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Dr. Michael E. Stadler is a Board Certified Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgeon and has specialized fellowship training in Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Stadler is a Wisconsin native and spent eight years at the University of Wisconsin - Madison where he earned his BS and MD degrees, and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.  He completed his Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery residency at the University of North Carolina before going on to complete a Head and Neck Oncology/Microvascular Reconstruction Fellowship at Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

Dr. Stadler specializes in both open and minimally-invasive approaches to benign and malignant head and neck tumors. His fellowship training focused heavily on the use of lasers and surgical robots for the minimal-invasive resection of head and neck tumors. Dr. Stadler is also trained in head and neck reconstruction, including free tissue transfer techniques, and also specializes in thyroid and parathyroid surgery, salivary gland surgery, office-based ultrasound procedures, and sialendoscopy.

His research interests currently focus on HPV-related head and neck cancer, minimizing treatment-related morbidity in head and neck cancer patients, minimally-invasive approaches to head and neck cancers, and the use of quality metrics in head and neck cancer care.

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (2006)
  • Residency - University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (2006-2011)
  • Fellowship - Head and Neck Surgical Oncology - Washington University School of Medicine - St. Louis, MO (2011-2012)

Board Certification

Society Memberships

Clinical Interests

  • Head and Neck Cancer (Including Lip, Mouth, Tonsil, Throat, Larynx, Sinus Cancer)
  • Thyroid Surgery and Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parotid and Salivary Gland Tumors
  • Neck Mass
  • Melanoma of the Head and Neck
  • Skin Cancer of the Head and Neck
  • Reconstructive Surgery of the Head and Neck
  • Reconstruction of Head and Neck Deformities
  • Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Skin Cancer Reconstruction
  • Rehabilitation of Facial Nerve Paralysis
  • Endoscopic Laryngeal Surgery for Benign and Cancerous Tumors
  • Airway Reconstruction
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Laser Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Clinical Practice

  • Patient Age: All
  • Joined MCW Faculty in 2012

Administrative Duties

  • Patient Safety and Quality Officer, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, MCW
  • Section Chief, Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center

Scheduling Information

  • Established Patient Appointments: (414) 805-8548
  • New Patient Appointments: (414) 805-8548 or (800) 272-3666

Clinical Practice Location

Froedtert Hospital Clinic Practice Site
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 805-5580
(414) 476-4701 (fax)