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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Redfield is a multi-organ transplant surgeon. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery. His clinical and surgical interests include kidney transplantation, pancreas transplantation, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy and vascular access surgery. His research interests are centered on developing novel strategies to improve long-term allograft survival.


Transplant Surgery

Kidney Transplant

Kidney Transplant Surgery

Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy

Pancreas Transplant

Pancreas Transplant Surgery

Robotic Donor Nephrectomy


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

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery

Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI 


Residency Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Internship Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Medical School University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Al-Qaoud TM Odorico JS Al-Adra DP Kaufman DB Sollinger HW Leverson G Welch B Redfield RR 3rd Pancreas Transplants from small donors: are the outcomes acceptable? Transpl Int . 2020 Aug 4;
[PubMed ID: 32749728]
Aziz F Mandelbrot D Parajuli S Al-Qaoud T Redfield R Kaufman D Odorico JS Alloimmunity in pancreas transplantation. Curr Opin Organ Transplant . 2020 Aug;25(4):322-328
[PubMed ID: 32692039]
Flechner SM Cooper M Waterman A Kennealey P Redfield R Verbesey J Ethical principles governing organ transplantation apply to paired exchange programs. Am J Transplant . 2020 Jun;20(6):1756-1757
[PubMed ID: 32277552]
Al-Qaoud T Bath N Redfield R 3rd Sollinger HW Salvage Renal Autotransplant Following Previous Renal Vein Stenting in Nutcracker Syndrome. Exp Clin Transplant . 2020 Jun;18(3):300-305
[PubMed ID: 31104623]
Parajuli S Swanson KJ Patel R Astor BC Aziz F Garg N Mohamed M Al-Qaoud T Redfield R Djamali A Kaufman D Odorico J Mandelbrot DA Outcomes of simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplants based on preemptive transplant compared to those who were on dialysis before transplant - a retrospective study. Transpl Int . 2020 Jun 1;
[PubMed ID: 32479673]
Parajuli S Bath NM Aziz F Garg N Muth B Djamali A Redfield RR Kaufman D Odorico J Mandelbrot D Sollinger H More Than 25 Years of Pancreas Graft Survival After Simultaneous Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation: Experience From the World's Largest Series of Long-term Survivors. Transplantation . 2020 Jun;104(6):1287-1293
[PubMed ID: 31568218]
Jorgenson MR Descourouez JL Schulz LT Goldrosen KA Rice JP Redfield RR Saddler CM Smith JA Mandelbrot DA The development and implementation of stewardship initiatives to optimize the prevention and treatment of cytomegalovirus infection in solid-organ transplant recipients. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol . 2020 May 27;:1-7
[PubMed ID: 32456718]
Garg N Hidalgo LG Ellis TM Redfield RR Parajuli S Mezrich JD Kaufman DB Astor BC Djamali A Mandelbrot DA Third-party vessel allografts in kidney and pancreas transplantation: Utilization, de novo DSAs, and outcomes. Am J Transplant . 2020 May 13;
[PubMed ID: 32402138]
Parajuli S Muth BL Astor BC Redfield RR Mandelbrot DA Odorico JS Djamali A Kaufman DB Delayed kidney graft function in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant recipients is associated with early pancreas allograft failure. Am J Transplant . 2020 Apr 19;
[PubMed ID: 32306520]
Swanson KJ Joachim E Arunachalam A Aziz F Garg N Mohamed M Djamali A Redfield RR Kaufman DB Odorico J Mandelbrot D Parajuli S Incidence and Outcomes of Significant Weight Changes After Pancreas Transplant Alone. Transplant Direct . 2020 Mar;6(3):e539
[PubMed ID: 32195330]
Parajuli S Arunachalam A Swanson KJ Aziz F Garg N Redfield RR Kaufman D Djamali A Odorico J Mandelbrot DA Outcomes after simultaneous kidney-pancreas versus pancreas after kidney transplantation in the current era. Clin Transplant . 2019 Dec;33(12):e13732
[PubMed ID: 31628870]
Redfield RR Jordan SC Busque S Vincenti F Woodle ES Desai N Reed EF Tremblay S Zachary AA Vo AA Formica R Schindler T Tran H Looney C Jamois C Green C Morimoto A Rajwanshi R Schroeder A Cascino MD Brunetta P Borie D Safety, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamic activity of obinutuzumab, a type 2 anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody for the desensitization of candidates for renal transplant. Am J Transplant . 2019 Nov;19(11):3035-3045
[PubMed ID: 31257724]
Adler JT Redfield RR 3rd Kaufman DB Odorico JS Isolated pancreas transplantation: Is rank list position related to outcomes of imported grafts? Am J Transplant . 2019 Nov;19(11):3124-3130
[PubMed ID: 30963706]
Jorgenson MR Descourouez JL Yang DY Leverson GE Saddler CM Smith JA Safdar N Mandlebrot DA Redfield RR Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Outcomes After Early Posttransplant <i>Clostridiodes difficile</i> Infection in Renal Transplant Recipients. Ann Pharmacother . 2019 Oct;53(10):1020-1025
[PubMed ID: 31007034]
Kaldas FM Rocca JP Bhati CS Duan N Evenson AR Tan HP Redfield RR di Sabato DM Yoshida A Abt PL Geevarghese SK The Abdominal Transplant Surgery Workforce: Current state and future trends. Clin Transplant . 2019 Oct;33(10):e13659
[PubMed ID: 31278776]
Jorgenson MR Cardinale B Descourouez JL Yang DY Leverson GE Parajuli S Smith JA Redfield RR Evaluation of infectious risk and outcomes in the hmong renal transplant population. Transpl Infect Dis . 2019 Oct;21(5):e13142
[PubMed ID: 31283867]
Adler JT Zaborek N Redfield RR 3rd Kaufman DB Odorico JS Sollinger HW Enteric conversion after bladder-drained pancreas transplantation is not associated with worse allograft survival. Am J Transplant . 2019 Sep;19(9):2543-2549
[PubMed ID: 30838785]
Bath NM Al-Qaoud T Williams DH Sollinger HW Redfield RR 3rd Renal autotransplantation results in pain resolution after left renal vein transposition. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord . 2019 Sep;7(5):739-741
[PubMed ID: 31324550]
Parajuli S Arunachalam A Swanson KJ Aziz F Garg N Bath N Redfield RR Kaufman D Djamali A Odorico J Mandelbrot DA Pancreas Retransplant After Pancreas Graft Failure in Simultaneous Pancreas-kidney Transplants Is Associated With Better Kidney Graft Survival. Transplant Direct . 2019 Aug;5(8):e473
[PubMed ID: 31576369]
Wilson NA Bath NM Verhoven BM Ding X Boldt BA Sukhwal A Zhong W Panzer SE Redfield RR 3rd APRIL/BLyS Blockade Reduces Donor-specific Antibodies in Allosensitized Mice. Transplantation . 2019 Jul;103(7):1372-1384
[PubMed ID: 30830041]