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:

    • Broadened Allocation of Pancreas Transplants Across Compatible ABO Blood Types.
    • Fridell JA, Gustafson SK, Thompson BW, Fox AC, Prentice MA, Curry MA, Odorico JS
    • Transplant. Proc. 2017 Dec; 49(10): 2318-2323
    • [PubMed ID: 29198669]
    • A Single-Center Experience With Tacrolimus LCP (Envarsus XR) in Pancreas Transplant Recipients.
    • Kerstenetzky L, Descourouez JL, Jorgenson MR, Felix DC, Mandelbrot DA, Redfield RR, Odorico JS
    • Ann Pharmacother 2017 Dec 01; 1060028017749076
    • [PubMed ID: 29241340]
    • 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]
    • 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. 2018 Feb; 18(2): 467-477
    • [PubMed ID: 29024476]
    • 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. 2018 01; 31(1): 32-37
    • [PubMed ID: 28672081]

All Publications on PubMed