Robert J. Stratta, MD

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Robert J. Stratta, MD

Robert J. Stratta, MD

Professor, Surgical Sciences-Transplant

WF Ctr Diabetes Obesity Metabl

Institute for Regenerative Medicine


Physician Rating

4.8 out of 5

49 Ratings

Contact Information

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  • Fax: 336-713-5055

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  • NPI: 1346226966

Clinical Interests

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

Education & Training

  • BS

    1976 - University of Notre Dame

  • MD

    1980 - University of Chicago

  • Internship

    1981 - University of Utah

  • Residency

    1986 - University of Utah College of Medicine

  • Fellowship

    1988 - University of Wisconsin - Madison

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

  • American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care


Research Contact Information

Research Interests

  • Pancreas Transplantation, Kidney Transplantation, Graft Rejection, Immunosuppressive Agents, Tissue Donors

Recent Publications

  • Molecular Pathways Underlying Adaptive Repair of the Injured Kidney: Novel Donation After Cardiac Death and Acute Kidney Injury Platforms..
    Orlando G, Danger R, Okut H, Edgar L, Bussolati B, Gall E, Bergman CR, Tamburrini R, Gazia C, Farney AC, Freedman BI, McPherson G, Rogers J, Stratta RJ, Brouard S, Walker SJ. Ann. Surg. 2018 Jul;
  • Eversion endarterectomy of the deceased donor renal artery to prevent kidney discard..
    Khan MA, El-Hennawy H, Jones KC, Harriman D, Farney AC, Rogers J, Orlando G, Stratta RJ. Clin Transplant. 2018 Jun; 32(6):e13275.
  • Is prolonged cold ischemia a contraindication to using kidneys from acute kidney injury donors?.
    Orlando G, Khan MA, El-Hennawy H, Farney AC, Rogers J, Reeves-Daniel A, Gautreaux MD, Doares W, Kaczmorski S, Stratta RJ. Clin Transplant. 2018 Mar; 32(3):e13185.
  • Transplant Center Volume and the Risk of Pancreas Allograft Failure..
    Alhamad T, Malone AF, Brennan DC, Stratta RJ, Chang SH, Wellen JR, Horwedel TA, Lentine KL. Transplantation. 2017 11; 101(11):2757-2764.
  • Analysis of local versus imported expanded criteria donor kidneys: A single-center experience with 497 ECD kidney transplants..
    Khan MA, El-Hennawy H, Farney AC, Rogers J, Orlando G, Reeves-Daniel A, Palanisamy A, Gautreaux M, Iskandar S, Doares W, Kaczmorski S, Stratta RJ. Clin Transplant. 2017 08; 31(8)
  • Severe intellectual disability is not a contraindication to kidney transplantation in children..
    Chen A, Farney A, Russell GB, Nicolotti L, Stratta R, Rogers J, Lin JJ. Pediatr Transplant. 2017 May; 21(3)
  • Single-Center Experience with Deceased Donor Kidney Transplantation in 114 Individuals Aged 70 and Older in the New Millennium..
    Stratta RJ, Farney AC, Palanisamy A, Rogers J, Orlando G, Reeves-Daniel A. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 11; 64(11):e219-e221.
  • Successful ABO-Incompatible Renal Transplantation: ?Blood Group A1B Donor Into A2B Recipient With Anti-A1 Isoagglutinins..
    Fadeyi EA, Stratta RJ, Farney AC, Pomper GJ. Am. J. Clin. Pathol. 2016 Aug; 146(2):268-71.
  • Pancreas transplantation: a decade of decline..
    Stratta RJ, Fridell JA, Gruessner AC, Odorico JS, Gruessner RW. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2016 08; 21(4):386-92.
  • The future of pancreas transplantation: 'ain't what it used to be'..
    Stratta RJ. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2016 08; 21(4):375-6.

All Publications

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Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
CP efforts to include in decisions
CP explanations of prob/condition
CP spoke using clear language
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
Likelihood of recommending CP
Patients' confidence in CP
Time CP spent with patient
Wait time at clinic

Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

  • 7/10/2018

    From the time I received my kidney *Dr. Robert Stratta was the best surgeon and person I could have asked for. His staff and my follow-up care is a blessing for me and my wife. I thank everyone for all they do.

  • 6/20/2018

    Excellent physician and surgeon. I call him my hero!

  • 6/11/2018

    as stated before- I live in CLT and came to WF where I knew that my condition would be addressed and assessed by the physicians that I felt most comfortable with. excellent!

  • 5/27/2018

    *Dr. Stratta and his team are the MOST professional, caring people we've ever met. We feel very blessed to have this group on our side. The BEST!

  • 5/22/2018

    I wish ALL doctors were as professional, compassionate and caring as this doctor is! What a wonderful individual! He is simply the BEST!!

  • 5/15/2018

    *Dr. Stratta is the BEST there is!

  • 5/9/2018

    *Dr. Stratta is absolutely excellent. Listens and explains everything very well. I feel very fortunate that he was my surgeon for my kidney transplant. Thank you!

  • 5/8/2018

    Dr. Stratta is one of the best! He is very knowledgeable, thoughtful, personable, and caring! He has a great sense of humor!

  • 4/4/2018

    Great doctor!

  • 2/16/2018


  • 1/20/2018

    *Dr. Stratta is an exceptional physician! Knowledgeable, caring, thorough, and friendly, making patient feel at ease to ask questions.

  • 1/18/2018

    *Dr. Stratta is an outstanding physician & has been a pleasure to work with. I always appreciate his excellent care, profound knowledge, and his willingness to answer my questions.

  • 1/15/2018

    very thorough

  • 12/1/2017

    *Dr. Stratta is a brilliant physician with expertise, personality and exceptional customer service skills.

  • 11/7/2017

    Dr. Stratta, is a very caring doctor. He gave me plenty of time to ask questions. He is one of a kind.

  • 11/2/2017

    *Dr. Robt. Stratta is brilliant, not only his compassion for his patients, his knowledge is incredible. One of the very best physician in the US.

  • 10/31/2017

    Doctor Stratta is the BEST !


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