University of Wisconsin–Madison

Luis A Fernandez, MD, FACS

Professor

  • Section of Liver and Kidney Surgery
  • Division of Transplantation

luisf@surgery.wisc.edu
(608) 263-9903

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

Education

  • MD, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Jose Maria Vargas School of Medinice, Caracas, Venezuela, 1981-1987
  • Fellowship, Transplant Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 2000-2003
  • Chief Resident, General Surgery, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL, 1999-2000
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Miami Diabetes Research Institute, Miami, FL, 1995-1997
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL, 1993-2000

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Fernandez is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He specializes in pancreas, liver, islet cell, and renal transplantation.

Research Interests

Dr. Fernandez’s research interests include pancreas, liver, islet cell, and renal transplantation.

Islet Research Lab

Recent Publications

    • Transanal total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer with indocyanine green fluorescence angiography.
    • Mizrahi I, de Lacy FB, Abu-Gazala M, Fernandez LM, Otero A, Sands DR, Lacy AM, Wexner SD
    • Tech Coloproctol 2018 Oct; 22(10): 785-791
    • [PubMed ID: 30430309]
    • Comparison of risk factors and outcomes of daptomycin-susceptible and -nonsusceptible vancomycin-resistant enterococcus faecium infections in liver transplant recipients; A reply to Lewis et al.
    • Jorgenson MR, Descourouez JL, Leverson GE, Rose WE, Smith JA, Fernandez LA
    • Transpl Infect Dis 2018 Sep 26; e13004
    • [PubMed ID: 30256505]
    • Efficacy and Safety of Probiotics and Synbiotics in Liver Transplantation.
    • Jorgenson MR, Descourouez JL, Siodlak M, Tjugum S, Rice JP, Fernandez LA
    • Pharmacotherapy 2018 May 26;
    • [PubMed ID: 29804307]
    • The impact of kidney donor profile index on delayed graft function and transplant outcomes: A single-center analysis.
    • Zens TJ, Danobeitia JS, Leverson G, Chlebeck PJ, Zitur LJ, Redfield RR, D'Alessandro AM, Odorico S, Kaufman DB, Fernandez LA
    • Clin Transplant 2018 Mar; 32(3): e13190
    • [PubMed ID: 29314286]
    • 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 11; 101(11): 2774-2779
    • [PubMed ID: 29064957]

All Publications on PubMed