Mark Paller, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension

Mark Paller

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
C88 Mayo Memorial Building
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Administrative Fax Number

Professor of Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension

Senior Associate Vice President, Academic Health Center


Medical School, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Residency, Case Western RU School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Fellowship, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO


Dr. Mark S. Paller is Senior Associate Dean at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He has responsibilities for strategic planning, programmatic evaluation, external affiliations, and senior management recruitment. He is also a Professor of Medicine. He was previously the Executive Vice Dean of the Medical School and Assistant Vice President for Research in the Academic Health Center. He has extensive experience in basic and translational research with more than 110 publications. His primary research interest and area of expertise is the cell biology of acute renal failure.

Paller received his medical degree at Northwestern University, performed an internal medicine residency at Case Western Reserve University and a nephrology fellowship at the University of Colorado, and received a Master’s degree in Administrative Medicine from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a practicing nephrologist with interests in chronic kidney disease, transplantation, pregnancy and kidney disease, and hypertension.

Mark Paller, has agreed to take on a new position as senior associate vice president for health sciences.

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Doctors in America® (1996-2012, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015-2016)
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Fellow, Council on High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association

Professional Associations

  • Member, Board of Directors of University of Minnesota MHealth Services
  • Senior Associate Dean, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Member, Board of Trustees of University of Minnesota MHealth



  • Internal medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Kidney transplants


Kidney (Nephrology) Clinic;Transplant Center

Board Certifications

  • Medicine
  • Nephrology

Clinical Interests

Internal medicine; Nephrology; Kidney transplants