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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


University Hospital
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University Hospital
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Gundersen Sparta Clinic
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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
Meyer MB Benkusky NA Kaufmann M Lee SM Redfield RR Jones G Pike JW Targeted genomic deletions identify diverse enhancer functions and generate a kidney-specific, endocrine-deficient <i>Cyp27b1</i> pseudo-null mouse. J Biol Chem . 2019 Jun 14;294(24):9518-9535
[PubMed ID: 31053643]
Al-Qaoud T Bath N Redfield R 3rd Sollinger HW Salvage Renal Autotransplant Following Previous Renal Vein Stenting in Nutcracker Syndrome. Exp Clin Transplant . 2019 May 17;
[PubMed ID: 31104623]
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 Clostridiodes difficile Infection in Renal Transplant Recipients. Ann Pharmacother . 2019 Apr 21;:1060028019845003
[PubMed ID: 31007034]
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 Apr 9;
[PubMed ID: 30963706]
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 Mar 5;
[PubMed ID: 30838785]
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 Mar 1;
[PubMed ID: 30830041]
Bath NM Ding X Wilson NA Verhoven BM Boldt BA Sukhwal A Reese SR Panzer SE Djamali A Redfield RR 3rd Desensitization and treatment with APRIL/BLyS blockade in rodent kidney transplant model. PLoS One . 2019;14(2):e0211865
[PubMed ID: 30735519]
Parajuli S Alagusundaramoorthy S Aziz F Garg N Redfield RR Sollinger H Kaufman D Djamali A Odorico J Mandelbrot D Outcomes of Pancreas Transplant Recipients With De Novo Donor-specific Antibodies. Transplantation . 2019 Feb;103(2):435-440
[PubMed ID: 29994978]
Sollinger HW Al-Qaoud T Bath N Redfield RR The "UW-LPHS Test": A New Test to Predict the Outcome of Renal Autotransplant for Loin Pain Hematuria Syndrome. Exp Clin Transplant . 2018 Dec;16(6):651-655
[PubMed ID: 30251941]
Parajuli S Redfield RR Garg N Aziz F Mohamed M Astor BC Zhong W Djamali A Mandelbrot DA Clinical Significance of Microvascular Inflammation in the Absence of Anti-HLA DSA in Kidney Transplantation. Transplantation . 2018 Oct 17;
[PubMed ID: 30335696]
Zhang Z Wilson NA Chinnadurai R Panzer SE Redfield RR 3rd Reese SR Galipeau J Djamali A Autologous Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Prevent Transfusion-elicited Sensitization and Upregulate Transitional and Regulatory B Cells. Transplant Direct . 2018 Sep;4(9):e387
[PubMed ID: 30234156]
Al-Qaoud TM Odorico JS Redfield RR 3rd Pancreas transplantation in type 2 diabetes: expanding the criteria. Curr Opin Organ Transplant . 2018 Aug;23(4):454-460
[PubMed ID: 29916848]
Jorgenson MR Descourouez JL Redfield RR Smith JA Mandelbrot DA Demonstration of Resistant or Wild-Type Virus in Recurrent Viremia After Ganciclovir-Resistant Cytomegaloviral Infection. Ann Pharmacother . 2018 Jul;52(7):650-654
[PubMed ID: 29457490]
Descourouez JL Jorgenson MR Menninga N Leverson G Odorico J Redfield R Impact of intensive dosing of mycophenolate on pancreas allograft survival. Clin Transplant . 2018 Jul;32(7):e13293
[PubMed ID: 29791046]
Siodlak M Jorgenson MR Descourouez JL Leverson GE Mandelbrot DA Smith JA Redfield RR Impact of High-Dose Acyclovir Cytomegalovirus Prophylaxis Failure in Abdominal Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. Pharmacotherapy . 2018 May 25;
[PubMed ID: 29800500]
Zens TJ Danobeitia JS Leverson G Chlebeck PJ Zitur LJ Redfield RR D'Alessandro AM Odorico S Kaufman DB Fernandez LA The impact of kidney donor profile index on delayed graft function and transplant outcomes: A single-center analysis. Clin Transplant . 2018 Mar;32(3):e13190
[PubMed ID: 29314286]
Panzer SE Wilson NA Verhoven BM Xiang D Rubinstein CD Redfield RR Zhong W Reese SR Complete B Cell Deficiency Reduces Allograft Inflammation and Intragraft Macrophages in a Rat Kidney Transplant Model. Transplantation . 2018 Mar;102(3):396-405
[PubMed ID: 29215459]
Al-Qaoud TM Martinez EJ Sollinger HW Kaufman DB Redfield RR 3rd Welch B Leverson G Odorico JS Prevalence and outcomes of cystic lesions of the transplant pancreas: The University of Wisconsin Experience. Am J Transplant . 2018 Feb;18(2):467-477
[PubMed ID: 29024476]
Splinter LE Kerstenetzky L Jorgenson MR Descourouez JL Leverson GE Saddler CM Smith JA Safdar N Redfield RR Vancomycin Prophylaxis for Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infection Recurrence in Renal Transplant Patients. Ann Pharmacother . 2018 Feb;52(2):113-119
[PubMed ID: 28844154]
Schuetz C Anazawa T Cross SE Labriola L Meier RPH Redfield RR 3rd Scholz H Stock PG Zammit NW IPITA YIC Young Investigator Committee. β Cell Replacement Therapy: The Next 10 Years. Transplantation . 2018 Feb;102(2):215-229
[PubMed ID: 28885496]