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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
(608) 263-9531 | | Map
University Hospital
(608) 262-5420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
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
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]
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 . 2019 Sep 13;
[PubMed ID: 31568218]
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]
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 . 2019 Jul;103(7):1468-1476
[PubMed ID: 30335696]
Bath NM Fahl WE Redfield RR 3rd Significant Reduction of Murine Renal Ischemia-Reperfusion Cell Death Using the Immediate-Acting PrC-210 Reactive Oxygen Species Scavenger. Transplant Direct . 2019 Jul;5(7):e469
[PubMed ID: 31334343]
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]
Parajuli S Joachim E Alagusundaramoorthy S Aziz F Blazel J Garg N Muth B Mohamed M Redfield RR Mandelbrot DA Zhong W Djamali A Donor-Specific Antibodies in the Absence of Rejection Are Not a Risk Factor for Allograft Failure. Kidney Int Rep . 2019 Aug;4(8):1057-1065
[PubMed ID: 31440696]
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]
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]