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Robert R Redfield III, MD

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MC 7375
MADISON, WI 53792-0001

Robert R Redfield III, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Transplantation


  • MD, Magna Cum Laude, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2006
  • Internship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2007
  • Transplant Immunobiology Research Fellowship, Harrison Department of Surgical Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2011
  • Surgery Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2013
  • Transplantation Fellowship, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 2013-2015

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Redfield is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a ASTS and UNOS certified transplant surgeon. He specializes in pancreatic, islet cell, and multi-organ transplants as well as vascular access.

Dr. Redfield provides a wide range of services including Kidney Transplant, Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy, Pancreas Transplant, Robotic Donor Nephrectomy, and "Scarless" Single-Port Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy.

Research Interests

Dr. Redfield’s research interests are centered on developing novel strategies to improve long-term allograft survival.

Recent Publications
  • Concurrent biopsies of both grafts in recipients of simultaneous pancreas and kidney demonstrate high rates of discordance for rejection as well as discordance in type of rejection - a retrospective study.
    Parajuli S, Arpali E, Astor BC, Djamali A, Aziz F, Redfield RR, Sollinger HW, Kaufman DB, Odorico J, Mandelbrot DA
    Transpl. Int. 2017 Jul 03.
    [PubMed ID: 28672081]
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  • Fosfomycin tromethamine for the Treatment of Cystitis in Abdominal Solid Organ Transplant Recipients With Renal Dysfunction.
    Kerstenetzky L, Jorgenson MR, Descourouez JL, Leverson G, Rose WE, Redfield RR, Smith JA
    Ann Pharmacother 2017 May 01; ():1060028017710252.
    [PubMed ID: 28511545]
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  • Outcomes in the highest panel reactive antibody recipients of deceased donor kidneys under the new kidney allocation system.
    Parajuli S, Redfield RR, Astor BC, Djamali A, Kaufman DB, Mandelbrot DA
    Clin Transplant 2017 Mar; 31(3):.
    [PubMed ID: 27988992]
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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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  • Kidney transplantation of highly sensitized recipients under the new kidney allocation system: A reflection from five different transplant centers across the United States.
    Parsons RF, Locke JE, Redfield RR, Roll GR, Levine MH
    Hum. Immunol. 2017 Jan; 78(1):30-36.
    [PubMed ID: 27773831, PMC ID: 5554113]
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  • Liver transplant outcomes using ideal donation after circulatory death livers are superior to using older donation after brain death donor livers.
    Scalea JR, Redfield RR, Foley DP
    Liver Transpl. 2016 Sep; 22(9):1197-204.
    [PubMed ID: 27314220]
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  • Does DCD Donor Time-to-Death Affect Recipient Outcomes? Implications of Time-to-Death at a High-Volume Center in the United States.
    Scalea JR, Redfield RR, Arpali E, Leverson GE, Bennett RJ, Anderson ME, Kaufman DB, Fernandez LA, D'Alessandro AM, Foley DP, Mezrich JD
    Am. J. Transplant. 2017 Jan; 17(1):191-200.
    [PubMed ID: 27375072]
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  • The mode of sensitization and its influence on allograft outcomes in highly sensitized kidney transplant recipients.
    Redfield RR, Scalea JR, Zens TJ, Mandelbrot DA, Leverson G, Kaufman DB, Djamali A
    Nephrol. Dial. Transplant. 2016 Oct; 31(10):1746-53.
    [PubMed ID: 27387475]
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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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