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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
  • An Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of Simultaneous Bilateral Nephrectomy and Renal Transplantation for Polycystic Kidney Disease: A 20-Year Experience.
    Grodstein EI, Baggett N, Wayne S, Leverson G, D'Alessandro AM, Fernandez LA, Foley DP, Mezrich JD, Odorico JS, Redfield RR, Sollinger HW, Kaufman DB
    Transplantation 2017 Nov; 101(11):2774-2779.
    [PubMed ID: 29064957]
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  • Prevalence and outcomes of cystic lesions of the transplant pancreas: The University of Wisconsin Experience.
    Al-Qaoud TM, Martinez EJ, Sollinger HW, Kaufman DB, Redfield RR, Welch B, Leverson G, Odorico JS
    Am. J. Transplant. 2017 Oct 11.
    [PubMed ID: 29024476]
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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 DB, Sollinger HW, Welch B, Leverson G, Odorico JS
    Transplantation 2017 Oct; 101(10):2508-2519.
    [PubMed ID: 27984519]
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  • ß cell replacement therapy: the next 10 years.
    Schuetz C, Anazawa T, Cross SE, Labriola L, Meier RPH, Redfield RR, Scholz H, Stock PG, Zammit NW, IPITA YIC Young Investigator Committee
    Transplantation 2017 Sep 06.
    [PubMed ID: 28885496]
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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 2017 Sep; 101(9):2228-2234.
    [PubMed ID: 27798517]
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  • Vancomycin Prophylaxis for Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infection Recurrence in Renal Transplant Patients.
    Splinter LE, Kerstenetzky L, Jorgenson MR, Descourouez JL, Leverson GE, Saddler CM, Smith JA, Safdar N, Redfield RR
    Ann Pharmacother 2017 Aug 01; ():1060028017727756.
    [PubMed ID: 28844154]
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  • High-Dose Acyclovir for Cytomegalovirus Prophylaxis in Seropositive Abdominal Transplant Recipients.
    Jorgenson MR, Descourouez JL, Leverson GE, McCreary EK, Lucey MR, Smith JA, Redfield RR
    Ann Pharmacother 2017 Aug 01; ():1060028017728296.
    [PubMed ID: 28844151]
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  • 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 Sep; 51(9):751-756.
    [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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