Transplantation Technologies & Research

ISSN: 2161-0991

Open Access

Robert J. Stratta

Departments of General Surgery, Wake Forest School of Medicine, USA


After earning his Bachelor of Science Degree at the University of Notre Dame, ROBERT J. STRATTA, M.D. received his MD Degree from the University of Chicago-Pritzker School of Medicine and trained in General Surgery at the University of Utah. He then completed a transplant clinical and research fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He subsequently rose to Professor of Surgery and the Director of Pancreas Transplantation at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. In 1997, he became Professor of Surgery at the University of Tennessee, Memphis where he continued to be active in pancreas, kidney, and liver transplantation. In October 2001, Dr. Stratta became Professor of Surgery and Director of Transplantation at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. His areas of research interest include kidney and pancreas transplantation, immunosuppressive strategies, infection prophylaxis, organ donation and allocation, expanded criteria donors, quality of life, and economic aspects of transplantation. Over the years, he has accumulated over $8 million in extra-mural funding. He is co-author of over 30 book chapters, 600 abstracts, 350 manuscripts, and 100 internet presentations dealing predominantly with transplantation. He has been active in medical school, surgical resident, and transplant fellow education since 1988. He is a member of 25 medical societies, three editorial boards, and numerous local, regional, and national committees. He has lectured worldwide on pancreas transplantation, is board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, and has been selected as one of the Best Doctors in America since 1993 and one of America's Top Surgeons since 2004.

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Drugs/Therapeutic Agents Pharm, Engineering/Bioengineering, Infectious Diseases, Medical Technology/Devices, Transplantation

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