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Jon S Odorico, MD

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(608) 263-0388

MC 7375
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
  • Criminal Organ Retrieval: Unconscionable.
    Pruett TL, Vathsala A, Berney T, Lerut J, Odorico JS, Johnson M, Egawa H, Gonzalez-Martinez F, Haberal M, Ascher NL, Chandraker AK
    Am. J. Transplant. 2016 Oct 3.
    [PubMed ID: 27696661]
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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 Aug; 21(4):386-92.
    [PubMed ID: 27096564]
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  • Pancreas Transplantation: An Alarming Crisis in Confidence.
    Stratta RJ, Gruessner AC, Odorico JS, Fridell JA, Gruessner RW
    Am. J. Transplant. 2016 Sep; 16(9):2556-62.
    [PubMed ID: 27232750]
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  • Pancreas transplantation in older patients is safe, but patient selection is paramount.
    Scalea JR, Redfield RR, Arpali E, Leverson G, Sollinger HW, Kaufman DB, Odorico JS
    Transpl. Int. 2016 Jul; 29(7):810-8.
    [PubMed ID: 26859581]
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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 Jul; 100(7):e25-31.
    [PubMed ID: 27082827]
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