University of Wisconsin–Madison

Jon S Odorico, MD


  • Section of Kidney and Pancreas Surgery
  • Division of Transplantation
(608) 263-0388

600 Highland Ave.
MC 7375
Madison, WI 53792-3284


  • 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, 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

    • Mimicking nature-made beta cells: recent advances towards stem cell-derived islets.
    • Tremmel DM, Mitchell SA, Sackett SD, Odorico JS
    • Curr Opin Organ Transplant 2019 Aug 19;
    • [PubMed ID: 31433306]
    • Geographic Disparities in Access to Simultaneous Pancreas and Kidney Transplant in the Pre- and Post-Pancreas Allocation System Eras".
    • Concepcion BP, Feurer ID, Rega SA, Niederhaus S, Odorico J, Forbes RC
    • Transplantation 2019 Jun 26;
    • [PubMed ID: 31335772]
    • How Should Pancreas Transplant Rejection be Treated?
    • Aziz F, Parajuli S, Uddin S, Harrold K, Djamali A, Astor B, Odorico J, Mandelbrot D
    • Transplantation 2019 Jun 18;
    • [PubMed ID: 31233481]
    • In Depth Quantification of Extracellular Matrix Proteins from Human Pancreas.
    • Ma F, Tremmel DM, Li Z, Lietz CB, Sackett SD, Odorico JS, Li L
    • J. Proteome Res. 2019 Aug 02; 18(8): 3156-3165
    • [PubMed ID: 31200599]
    • Isolated pancreas transplantation: Is rank list position related to outcomes of imported grafts?
    • Adler JT, Redfield RR, Kaufman DB, Odorico JS
    • Am. J. Transplant. 2019 Apr 09;
    • [PubMed ID: 30963706]

All Publications on PubMed