Robert Stratta, MD

Robert Stratta, MD, Professor of Surgery

General Surgery Winston Salem, NC

Director of Abdominal Organ Transplantation

Office Address

  • Wake Forest School of Medicine
    Dept of General Surgery, Medical Center Blvd
    Winston Salem, NC 27157
    Phone: (336) 716-0548
    Fax: (336) 713-5055

Robert Stratta, MD, Professor of Surgery

General Surgery Winston Salem, NC

Director of Abdominal Organ Transplantation

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • General Surgery: Transplantation, Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care
  • Clinical Interests: Kidney Transplantation; Pancreas Transplantation; Immunosuppression; Organ Preservation; Opportunistic Infections; Transplantation

Education & Medical Training

  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of MedicineUniversity of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • U Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Utah School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical LicenseNC State Medical License2001 - 2015
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery, 1987
  • American Board of SurgerySurgical Critical Care, 1991

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Selected, The Best Doctors in America1993-present, 2012
  • Who’s Who in Science and Engineering1991-present, 2012
  • Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare1998-present, 2012

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Preliminary experience with midodrine in kidney/pancreas transplant patients with orthostatic hypotension.  Hurst GC, Somerville KT, Alloway RR, Gaber AO, Stratta RJ, Clin Transplant 14(1):42-7
  • Sonography of renal transplants: The effects of acute tubular necrosis, cyclosporine nephrotoxicity, and acute rejection on resistive index and renal length in dogs.  Pozniak MA, Kelcz F, D'Alessandro AM, Oberney T, Stratta RJ, Am J Roentgenology 158:791-7
  • Tacrolimus in Pancreas Transplantation: A Multicenter Analysis.  Gruessner RWG, Gruessner A, Sutherland DER, Egidi F, Corry RJ, Burke G, Stratta RJ, Marsh C, Perkins J, Sollinger HW, Munda R, First MR, Johnson C, Benedetti E, Kaufma..., Clin Transplant 11:299-312

Books/Book Chapters

  • Primer on Transplantation. Chapter: Special Considerations for Pancreas and Kidney-Pancreas Transplantation Page 265 - 275
    Pirsch JD, Stratta RJ
    Editors: Norman DJ, Suki WN.The American Society of Transplant Physicians, Thorofare, NJ
  • Problems in General Surgery. Chapter: Pancreas Transplantation Page 43 - 65
    Stratta RJ
    Editors: Soper NA.Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins, New York, NY
  • Problems in General Surgery. Chapter: Immunosuppression Page 112 - 125
    Sindhi R, Stratta RJ
    Editors: Soper NA.Lippincott- Williams & Wilkins, New York, NY


  • Experience of 3.5 years of liver transplantation. Wood RP, Stratta RJ, Langnas AN, Pillen TJ, Shaw BW Jr, Nebraska Chapter, American College of Surgeons
  • OKT3 induction in 100 consecutive pancreas transplants. Stratta RJ, Taylor RJ, Lowell JA, Bynon JS, Cattral M, Frisbie K, Miller S, Brennan D, Fourth International Congress on Pancreas and Islet Transplantation
  • Limited benefits of anti-IL2R monoclonal antibody induction in simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplantation. Lo A, Stratta RJ, Egidi MF, Shokouh-Amiri MH, Grewal HP, Alloway RR, Kizilisik AT, Gaber LW, Gaber AO, XVIII International Congress of the Transplantation Society


  • Cytokines, sepsis, and MSOF: Current concepts and new therapies. Surgical Grand Rounds-University of Nebraska - Omaha, Nebraska
  • A Single Center Experience with 104 Cases of Pancreas Transplantation with Portal-Enteric Drainage. American Society of Transplant Surgeons: 25th Annual Scientific Meeting - Chicago, Illinois
  • Early Detection of Rejection in Pancreas Transplantation. First International Congress on Pancreatic and Islet Transplantation - Stockholm, Sweden


Professional Memberships"

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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