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Hans W. Sollinger, MD, PhD, FACS Print Friendly Page

Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Sollinger has held numerous leadership positions in national transplant societies and is on the editorial board of many peer-reviewed journals in the field of transplantation. He is the former President of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the International Society of Organ Donation. He shared the National Kidney Foundation’s Pioneer Award with Nobel Prize winner Joseph Murray. In recent years Dr. Sollinger has focused on compression syndromes, including Loin Pain Hematuria. He is the world’s most experienced auto transplant surgeon. Dr. Sollinger developed the lidocaine test for the diagnosis of Loin Pain Hematuria Syndrome caused by ureter spasms. He also developed the drug Cell Cept, considered the most commercially successful drug in the field of organ transplantation. 

Specialties

Pediatric Transplant Surgery

Transplant Surgery

Autologous Islet Transplant for Chronic Pancreatitis

Autotransplant

End-Stage Renal Disease

Kidney Biopsy

Kidney Transplant

Kidney Transplant Surgery

Liver Disease

Loin Pain Hematuria Syndrome

Pancreas Transplant

Pancreas Transplant Surgery

Pancreatectomy

Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology

Pediatric Kidney Transplant

Pediatric Pancreas Transplant

Renal Artery Disease

Robotic Donor Nephrectomy

Type I Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

Ureter Surgery

Clinics

University Hospital
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University Hospital
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University Hospital
(608) 262-5420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 262-5420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
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University Hospital
(608) 262-5420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery
Fellowship

Immunobiology Research, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1975-1976


Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Medical School University of Munich, Germany

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. Sollinger’s research interests include the clinical and pre-clinical testing of new immunosuppressive agents, gene therapy for cell transplantation, and responses to histocompatibility antigens.