University of Wisconsin–Madison

Robert R Redfield III, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor

  • Endowed Chair, Berkman Family Transplantation Professorship
  • Division of Transplantation
(608) 263-0388

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


  • 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

    • Desensitization and treatment with APRIL/BLyS blockade in rodent kidney transplant model.
    • Bath NM, Ding X, Wilson NA, Verhoven BM, Boldt BA, Sukhwal A, Reese SR, Panzer SE, Djamali A, Redfield RR
    • PLoS ONE 2019; 14(2): e0211865
    • [PubMed ID: 30735519]
    • Clinical Significance of Microvascular Inflammation in the Absence of Anti-HLA DSA in Kidney Transplantation.
    • Parajuli S, Redfield RR, Garg N, Aziz F, Mohamed M, Astor BC, Zhong W, Djamali A, Mandelbrot DA
    • Transplantation 2018 Oct 17;
    • [PubMed ID: 30335696]
    • The "UW-LPHS Test": A New Test to Predict the Outcome of Renal Autotransplant for Loin Pain Hematuria Syndrome.
    • Sollinger HW, Al-Qaoud T, Bath N, Redfield RR
    • Exp Clin Transplant 2018 12; 16(6): 651-655
    • [PubMed ID: 30251941]
    • Autologous Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Prevent Transfusion-elicited Sensitization and Upregulate Transitional and Regulatory B Cells.
    • Zhang Z, Wilson NA, Chinnadurai R, Panzer SE, Redfield RR, Reese SR, Galipeau J, Djamali A
    • Transplant Direct 2018 Sep; 4(9): e387
    • [PubMed ID: 30234156]
    • Outcomes of Pancreas Transplant Recipients With De Novo Donor-specific Antibodies.
    • Parajuli S, Alagusundaramoorthy S, Aziz F, Garg N, Redfield RR, Sollinger H, Kaufman D, Djamali A, Odorico J, Mandelbrot D
    • Transplantation 2019 Feb; 103(2): 435-440
    • [PubMed ID: 29994978]

All Publications on PubMed