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Jon S Odorico, MD

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(608) 263-0388

MADISON, WI 53792-3284

Jon S Odorico, MD

Section of Kidney and Pancreas Surgery
Division of Transplantation


  • MD, New York University, School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1987
  • Residency, General Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1987-1994
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harrison Department of Surgical Research, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1990-1992
  • Fellow, Transplant Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1994-1996

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Odorico is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He specializes in pancreatic, islet cell, and multi-organ transplants.

Dr. Odorico provides a wide range of services including Kidney Transplant and Pancreas Transplant.

Research Interests

Dr. Odorico’s research focuses on stem cell biology and differentiation, developing novel stem cell-based strategies for treating diabetes, pancreas transplantation, and islet cell transplantation.

Dr. Odorico's Lab

Recent Publications
  • Simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantation: current trends and future directions.
    Redfield RR, Scalea JR, Odorico JS
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 2015 Feb; 20(1):94-102.
    [PubMed ID: 25565444, PMC ID: 4286161]
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  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Pancreas Rejection.
    Redfield RR, Kaufman DB, Odorico JS
    Curr Transplant Rep 2015; 2(2):169-175.
    [PubMed ID: 26000231, PMC ID: 4431702]
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  • Ectopic Ptf1a expression in murine ESCs potentiates endocrine differentiation and models pancreas development in vitro.
    Nair GG, Vincent RK, Odorico JS
    Stem Cells 2014 May; 32(5):1195-207.
    [PubMed ID: 24375815, PMC ID: 4283475]
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  • Man with nausea and fever.
    Sarabu N, Radke N, Odorico JS
    JAMA Surg 2014 May; 149(5):487-8.
    [PubMed ID: 24622967]
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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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