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

    • Rebuilding a better home for transplanted islets.
    • Tremmel DM, Odorico JS
    • Organogenesis 2018 Sep 25; 1-6
    • [PubMed ID: 30252586]
    • C-peptide levels do not correlate with pancreas allograft failure: Multicenter retrospective analysis and discussion of the new OPT definition of pancreas allograft failure.
    • Niederhaus SV, Carrico RJ, Prentice MA, Fox AC, Mujtaba MA, Dunn TB, Olaitan OK, Fisher JS, Stratta RJ, Farney AC, Odorico JS, Fridell JA
    • Am. J. Transplant. 2018 Sep 19;
    • [PubMed ID: 30230218]
    • The survival advantage of pancreas after kidney transplant.
    • Fridell JA, Niederhaus S, Curry M, Urban R, Fox A, Odorico J
    • Am. J. Transplant. 2018 Sep 06;
    • [PubMed ID: 30188614]
    • Extracellular matrix scaffold and hydrogel derived from decellularized and delipidized human pancreas.
    • Sackett SD, Tremmel DM, Ma F, Feeney AK, Maguire RM, Brown ME, Zhou Y, Li X, O'Brien C, Li L, Burlingham WJ, Odorico JS
    • Sci Rep 2018 Jul 11; 8(1): 10452
    • [PubMed ID: 29993013]
    • Outcomes of Pancreas Transplant Recipients with de novo Donor Specific Antibodies.
    • Parajuli S, Alagusundaramoorthy S, Aziz F, Garg N, Redfield R, Sollinger H, Kaufman D, Djamali A, Odorico J, Mandelbrot D
    • Transplantation 2018 Jul 10;
    • [PubMed ID: 29994978]

All Publications on PubMed