University of Wisconsin–Madison

Robert R Redfield III, MD

Assistant Professor

  • Division of Transplantation
(608) 263-0388

MC 7375
MADISON, WI 53792-0001


  • MD, Magna Cum Laude, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2006
  • Internship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2007
  • Transplant Immunobiology Research Fellowship, Harrison Department of Surgical Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2011
  • Surgery Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2013
  • Transplantation Fellowship, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 2013-2015

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Redfield is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a ASTS and UNOS certified transplant surgeon. He specializes in pancreatic, islet cell, and multi-organ transplants as well as vascular access.

Dr. Redfield provides a wide range of services including Kidney Transplant, Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy, Pancreas Transplant, Robotic Donor Nephrectomy, “Scarless” Single-Port Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy.

Research Interests

Dr. Redfield’s research interests are centered on developing novel strategies to improve long-term allograft survival.

Recent Publications:

    • The Impact of Kidney Donor Profile Index (KDPI) 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 Jan 03;
    • [PubMed ID: 29314286]
    • Complete B Cell Deficiency Reduces Allograft Inflammation and Intragraft Macrophages a Rat Kidney Transplant Model.
    • Panzer SE, Wilson NA, Verhoven BM, Xiang D, Rubinstein CD, Redfield RR, Zhong W, Reese SR
    • Transplantation 2017 Dec 05;
    • [PubMed ID: 29215459]
    • 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. 2017 Oct 11;
    • [PubMed ID: 29024476]
    • ß cell replacement therapy: the next 10 years.
    • Schuetz C, Anazawa T, Cross SE, Labriola L, Meier RPH, Redfield RR, Scholz H, Stock PG, Zammit NW, IPITA YIC Young Investigator Committee
    • Transplantation 2017 Sep 06;
    • [PubMed ID: 28885496]

All Publications on PubMed