Skip to main content Skip to footer
American Family Children's Hospital
SHARE TEXT
 
Dixon B. Kaufman, MD, PhD close
VQi5U81Okk4
Dixon B. Kaufman, MD, PhD
 

New Patients

Need help selecting a primary care doctor? Contact the Welcome Center for personal assistance.

For Referring Physicians

How to refer a patient

Dixon B. Kaufman, MD, PhD Print Friendly Page

Chair, Division of Transplantation
Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Kaufman is Chairman of the Division of Transplantation at the University of Wisconsin, and is certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery. His clinical focus has been on kidney, pancreas and islet transplantation. He was the first pancreas transplant surgeon in North America to conduct and publish studies regarding steroid-free immunosuppression in pancreas transplantation and the first to describe the use of alemtuzumab in pancreas transplants.

Specialties

Pediatric Transplant Medicine (Kidney)

Pediatric Transplant Surgery

Transplant Surgery

Kidney Transplant

Kidney Transplant Surgery

Pancreas Transplant

Pancreas Transplant Surgery

Pediatric Transplant

Clinics

University Hospital
(608) 262-5420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 262-5420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 262-5420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 262-5420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
Gundersen Health System
(608) 263-9531 | | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery
Fellowship

Transplantation Fellowship, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, 1991-1992


Residency University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
Internship University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
Medical School University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
Research

Dr. Kaufman's basic research efforts have focused on the immunobiology of islet transplantation and, most recently, on two highly collaborative interdisciplinary projects involving the development of noninvasive imaging modalities of the transplanted islet and bioactive tissue engineering for islet implantation. Dr. Kaufman's experimental clinical research has focused on immunotherapy of islet transplantation. He has received two RO-1 awards and currently serves as UW site Principle Investigator on the National Institutes of Health funded UO-1 Clinical Islet Transplant Consortium.


PubMed Articles

PubMed articles are currently unavailable.