Medical Expert - Robert J. Stratta, MD

Area of Expertise: Surgery - Transplantation
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Robert J. Stratta, MD

Professor of Surgery and Director of Transplantation

Dr. Stratta became Professor of Surgery and Director of Transplantation at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in October, 2001. His areas of research interest include kidney and pancreas transplantation, immunosuppressive strategies, infection prophylaxis, organ donation and allocation, preservation injury, quality of life, and economic aspects of transplantation. He is co-author of more than 30 book chapters, 600 abstracts, and 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, one of America's Top Surgeons since 2004, and is currently listed as one of America's Top Doctors.

Keywords

Pancreas Transplantation, Transplant Immunology, General Surgery, Transplant Surgery, Dialysis Access, Kidney Transplantation, Organ Preservation and Procurement

IN THE NEWS

Wake Forest Baptist Transplant Program Reaches Milestones
The Abdominal Organ Transplant Program of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has reached two important milestones - both the 200th pancreas transplant and the 2,500th kidney transplant were performed in December 2012. The program averages about 18 pancreas and 160 kidney transplants a year.
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