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Enrico Benedetti Transplant Services

Enrico Benedetti, MD


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Dr. Enrico Benedetti is a transplant surgeon at UI Health. Dr. Benedetti is a prominent leader in organ transplantation and in the use of robotic-assisted techniques in transplantation. He has to his credit many successful surgical firsts, including the first robotic donor nephrectomy for a living-donor kidney transplant, the first combined living-donor liver and bowel transplant from an adult to an infant, the first robotic combined kidney and pancreas procurement for a living-donor transplant, and the largest series of living-donor intestinal transplants in the world. Dr. Benedetti is Professor and Head of Surgery and the Warren H. Cole Chair in Surgery.

Language : English, Italian, Spanish

Specialties & Services

  • Kidney Transplant
  • Liver Transplant
  • Pancreas Transplant
  • Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Small Bowel Transplant
  • Surgery General
  • Transplantation Surgery
  • Small Bowel Transplant
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery


Ear & Eye Infirmary (EEI), Suite 1000

1855 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612


  • Board Certification: American Board of Surgery
  • Fellowship: University of Minnesota Minneapolis Medical School
  • Medical School: University of Florence College of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Florence
  • Residency: University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago