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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
  • Laparoscopic Biopsies in Pancreas Transplantation.
    Uva PD, Odorico JS, Giunippero A, Cabrera IC, Gallo A, Leon LR, Minue E, Toniolo F, Gonzalez I, Chuluyan E, Casadei DH
    Am. J. Transplant. 2017 Mar 07.
    [PubMed ID: 28267898]
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  • The Importance and Utility of Hemoglobin A1c Levels in the Assessment of Donor Pancreas Allografts.
    Arpali E, Scalea JR, Redfield RR, Berg L, Kaufman D, Sollinger HW, Welch B, Leverson G, Odorico JS
    Transplantation 2016 Dec 14.
    [PubMed ID: 27984519]
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  • Incidence and Indications for Late Allograft Pancreatectomy while on Continued Immunosuppression.
    Parajuli S, Odorico J, Astor BC, Djamali A, Sollinger H, Redfield R, Kaufman D, Mandelbrot DA
    Transplantation 2016 Oct 28.
    [PubMed ID: 27798517]
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  • 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. 2017 Feb; 17(2):577.
    [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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