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Anthony M D'Alessandro, MD

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(608) 263-9903

MADISON, WI 53792-3284

Anthony M D'Alessandro, MD

Section of Liver and Kidney Surgery
Division of Transplantation


  • MD, Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA, 1981
  • Internship and Residency, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1981-1987
  • Transplantation Research Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1984-1985
  • Transplantation and Clinical Research Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1987-1989

Clinical Specialties

Dr. D’Alessandro is certified by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery. His clinical specialties are liver, kidney and small bowel transplants and hepatobiliary surgery.

Dr. D'Alessandro provides a wide range of services including Intestine Transplant, Kidney Transplant, Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy, Liver Resection, Liver Transplant, and Pediatric Liver Transplant.

Research Interests

Dr. D’Alessandro’s research interests include marketing and social networking efforts to increase awareness and rate of organ and tissue donation and implementation of donation after cardiac death policies.

Active Clinical Trials
  • A 24-month, Multi-center, Single Arm, Prospective Study to Evaluate Renal Function, Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Everolimus in Combination With Reduced Exposure Cyclosporine or Tacrolimus in Paediatric Liver Transplant Recipients.
    Principal Investigator(s): Anthony M D'Alessandro, MD
    Status: Recruiting
    [ NCT01598987]
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Recent Publications
  • When Do DCD Donors Die? Outcomes and Implications of DCD at a High-volume, Single-center OPO in the United States.
    Scalea JR, Redfield RR, Rizzari MD, Bennett R, Anderson ME, Anderson JE, Kaufman DB, Sollinger HW, Fernandez LA, D ľalessandro AM, Mezrich J
    Ann. Surg. 2015 Jul 15.
    [PubMed ID: 26181480]
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  • Antithymocyte globulin is associated with a lower incidence of de novo donor-specific antibodies in moderately sensitized renal transplant recipients.
    Brokhof MM, Sollinger HW, Hager DR, Muth BL, Pirsch JD, Fernandez LA, Bellingham JM, Mezrich JD, Foley DP, D'Alessandro AM, Odorico JS, Mohamed MA, Vidyasagar V, Ellis TM, Kaufman DB, Djamali A
    Transplantation 2014 Mar 27; 97(6):612-7.
    [PubMed ID: 24531846, PMC ID: 4106033]
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  • Pretransplant donor-specific anti-HLA antibodies as predictors of early allograft rejection in ABO-compatible liver transplantation.
    Musat AI, Pigott CM, Ellis TM, Agni RM, Leverson GE, Powell AJ, Richards KR, D'Alessandro AM, Lucey MR
    Liver Transpl. 2013 Oct; 19(10):1132-41.
    [PubMed ID: 23873778]
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  • Native kidney function following liver transplantation using calcineurin inhibitors: single-center analysis with 20 years of follow-up.
    LaMattina JC, Mezrich JD, Fernandez LA, D'Alessandro AM, Djamali A, Musat AI, Pirsch JD, Foley DP
    Clin Transplant 2013 Mar-Apr; 27(2):193-202.
    [PubMed ID: 23294013, PMC ID: 3622762]
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  • Use of social media and college student organizations to increase support for organ donation and advocacy: a case report.
    D'Alessandro AM, Peltier JW, Dahl AJ
    Prog Transplant 2012 Dec; 22(4):436-41.
    [PubMed ID: 23187063]
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