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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
  • Virtual HLA Crossmatching as a Means to Safely Expedite Transplantation of Imported Pancreata.
    Eby BC, Redfield RR, Ellis TM, Leverson GE, Schenian AR, Odorico JS
    Transplantation 2016 May; 100(5):1103-10.
    [PubMed ID: 26950720, PMC ID: 4846496]
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  • Pancreas transplantation: a decade of decline.
    Stratta RJ, Fridell JA, Gruessner AC, Odorico JS, Gruessner RW
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 2016 Apr 19.
    [PubMed ID: 27096564]
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  • Executive Summary of IPITA-TTS Opinion Leaders Report on the Future of ╬▓-Cell Replacement.
    Markmann JF, Bartlett ST, Johnson P, Korsgren O, Hering BJ, Scharp D, Kay TW, Bromberg J, Odorico JS, Weir GC, Bridges N, Kandaswamy R, Stock P, Friend P, Gotoh M, Cooper DK, Park CG, O╩╝Connell PJ, Stabler C, Matsumoto S, Ludwig B, Choudhary P, Khovatchev B, Rickels MR, Sykes M, Wood K, Kraemer K, Hwa A, Stanley E, Ricordi C, Zimmerman M, Greenstein J, Montanya E, Otonkoski T
    Transplantation 2016 Apr 14.
    [PubMed ID: 27082827]
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  • Clinically Significant Drug Interaction Between Clotrimazole and Tacrolimus in Pancreas Transplant Recipients and Associated Risk of Allograft Rejection.
    Viesselmann CW, Descourouez JL, Jorgenson MR, Radke NA, Odorico JS
    Pharmacotherapy 2016 Mar; 36(3):335-41.
    [PubMed ID: 26877191]
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  • Modulation of human allogeneic and syngeneic pluripotent stem cells and immunological implications for transplantation.
    Sackett SD, Brown ME, Tremmel DM, Ellis T, Burlingham WJ, Odorico JS
    Transplant Rev (Orlando) 2016 Apr; 30(2):61-70.
    [PubMed ID: 26970668, PMC ID: 4859756]
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