University of Wisconsin–Madison

Anthony M D'Alessandro, MD

Professor

  • Section of Liver and Kidney Surgery
  • Division of Transplantation

adalessandro@uwhealth.org
(608) 263-9903

600 Highland Ave
MC 7375
Madison, WI 53792-3284

Education

  • MD, Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA, 1981
  • Internship and Residency, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1981-1987
  • Transplantation Research Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1984-1985
  • Transplantation and Clinical Research Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1987-1989

Clinical Specialties

Dr. D’Alessandro is certified by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery. His clinical specialties are liver, kidney and small bowel transplants and hepatobiliary surgery.

Research Interests

Dr. D’Alessandro’s research interests include marketing and social networking efforts to increase awareness and rate of organ and tissue donation and policies regarding the implementation of donation after cardiac death.

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]
    • Guidelines for the management of a brain death donor in the rhesus macaque: A translational transplant model.
    • Zens TJ, Danobeitia JS, Chlebeck PJ, Zitur LJ, Odorico S, Brunner K, Coonen J, Capuano S, D'Alessandro AM, Matkowskyj K, Zhong W, Torrealba J, Fernandez L
    • PLoS ONE 2017; 12(9): e0182552
    • [PubMed ID: 28926566]
    • 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]
    • Predicting Donor Death: Early Changes in Oxygen Saturation After Withdrawal of Support Predict Successful Donation During Donation After Circulatory Death.
    • Scalea JR, D'Alessandro AM, Fernandez LA
    • Transplant. Proc. 2016 Jul-Aug; 48(6): 1887-92
    • [PubMed ID: 27569916]
    • Single-Dose Basiliximab Induction in Low-Risk Renal Transplant Recipients.
    • Cunningham KC, Hager DR, Fischer J, D'Alessandro AM, Leverson GE, Kaufman DB, Djamali A
    • Pharmacotherapy 2016 Jul; 36(7): 823-9
    • [PubMed ID: 27265620]

All Publications on PubMed