Didier Mandelbrot, MD

  • Transplant Medicine
Didier Mandelbrot, MD


Didier Mandelbrot, MD, is a UW Health nephrologist (kidney specialist). Dr. Mandelbrot is also a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Dr. Mandelbrot cares for patients with advanced kidney disease, including kidney failure, kidney injuries and diseases that affect kidney function. He diagnoses and treats disorders and manages patients’ medical care before and after transplant surgery.

Using compassion and teamwork, Dr. Mandelbrot guides organ recipients and donors. He evaluates their condition, educates them about treatments and helps them determine their best options. Before surgery, he works to improve patients’ health through medical therapies and other steps. He helps improve results by ensuring they are in the best possible condition before and after surgery.

Dr. Mandelbrot is the medical director of the UW Health Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation Program. He is also a leader in innovative transplant research. He studies ways to better diagnose and treat rejection of transplanted kidneys. He explores ways to promote living kidney donation to increase the availability of organs for those who need them.

In his free time, Dr. Mandelbrot enjoys spending time with his family and playing clarinet in the medical school orchestra.

The UW Health Transplant Program is nationally known for exceptional care. It’s gratifying to see people’s lives transformed after a successful kidney transplant.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Nephrology
Medical School
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Areas of expertise