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

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
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]
Parajuli S Alagusundaramoorthy S Aziz F Garg N Redfield R Sollinger H Kaufman D Djamali A Odorico J Mandelbrot D Outcomes of Pancreas Transplant Recipients with de novo Donor Specific Antibodies. Transplantation . 2018 Jul 10;
[PubMed ID: 29994978]
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]
Jorgenson MR Descourouez JL Leverson GE McCreary EK Lucey MR Smith JA Redfield RR High-Dose Acyclovir for Cytomegalovirus Prophylaxis in Seropositive Abdominal Transplant Recipients. Ann Pharmacother . 2018 Jan;52(1):5-10
[PubMed ID: 28844151]
Parajuli S Arpali E Astor BC Djamali A Aziz F Redfield RR Sollinger HW Kaufman DB Odorico J Mandelbrot DA Concurrent biopsies of both grafts in recipients of simultaneous pancreas and kidney demonstrate high rates of discordance for rejection as well as discordance in type of rejection - a retrospective study. Transpl Int . 2018 Jan;31(1):32-37
[PubMed ID: 28672081]
Grodstein EI Baggett N Wayne S Leverson G D'Alessandro AM Fernandez LA Foley DP Mezrich JD Odorico JS Redfield RR 3rd Sollinger HW Kaufman DB An Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of Simultaneous Bilateral Nephrectomy and Renal Transplantation for Polycystic Kidney Disease: A 20-Year Experience. Transplantation . 2017 Nov;101(11):2774-2779
[PubMed ID: 29064957]
Parajuli S Mandelbrot DA Muth B Mohamed M Garg N Aziz F Redfield RR Zhong W Astor BC Djamali A Rituximab and Monitoring Strategies for Late Antibody-Mediated Rejection After Kidney Transplantation. Transplant Direct . 2017 Dec;3(12):e227
[PubMed ID: 29536028]
Rolling KE Jorgenson MR Descourouez JL Mandelbrot DA Redfield RR Smith JA Ganciclovir-Resistant Cytomegalovirus Infection in Abdominal Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: Case Series and Review of the Literature. Pharmacotherapy . 2017 Oct;37(10):1258-1271
[PubMed ID: 28699311]
Arpali E Scalea JR Redfield RR 3rd Berg L Kaufman DB Sollinger HW Welch B Leverson G Odorico JS The Importance and Utility of Hemoglobin A1c Levels in the Assessment of Donor Pancreas Allografts. Transplantation . 2017 Oct;101(10):2508-2519
[PubMed ID: 27984519]
Kerstenetzky L Jorgenson MR Descourouez JL Leverson G Rose WE Redfield RR Smith JA Fosfomycin tromethamine for the Treatment of Cystitis in Abdominal Solid Organ Transplant Recipients With Renal Dysfunction. Ann Pharmacother . 2017 Sep;51(9):751-756
[PubMed ID: 28511545]