Paul John Hayner, MD

  • Internal Medicine
Paul John Hayner, MD


Paul John Hayner, MD, is a UW Health internal medicine doctor and an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Hayner provides primary care for adult patients. His clinical interests include electrocardiograms (ECG or EKG) to check for heart conditions, pulmonary (lung) function testing and dermatological (skin) procedures. 

The most rewarding part of the job for Dr. Hayner is getting to know his patients. He enjoys meeting new people and having conversations to understand their backgrounds and answer questions about their illness or diagnosis. He finds it satisfying to use new advances and technology to help his patients get better.  

It’s important to Dr. Hayner that his patients feel comfortable with their care plan. He makes sure his patients understand the plan and what is required to execute it. Dr. Hayner recognizes the importance of listening, and he strives to make his patients feel heard and cared for. 

Outside of the clinic, Dr. Hayner enjoys being with his kids and watching college football. 

People really need to have a person they feel they can connect to, because where there’s humanity, there’s healing, and that’s the thing I can give the patient.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Internal Medicine
Medical School
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
  • Georgetown University Hospitals, Washington, DC