Ty B. Dunn, MD

Ty B. Dunn, MD, MS

Transplant Surgeon

Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Desensitization Therapy
  • Dialysis access surgery
  • Infectious complications after solid organ transplant
  • Islet Cell Transplantation and Engraftment
  • Kidney Transplant (from living and deceased donors)
  • Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
  • Organ Allocation Policy
  • Organ Preservation
  • Sensitized transplant candidate
  • Transplant Rejection

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • University of Illinois, Chicago, IL (General Surgery)


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Transplant and Immunology)

Other Education

  • University of Illinois (Masters of Science in Surgery)

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Recognition and Leadership


  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2014 - 2017)
  • 2nd Place, Impra and Michael Reese Hospital's Vascular Surgery Anastomotic Workshop (1994)
  • Ray and Joan Kroc Award for Academic Achievement, University of Illinois at Chicago (1999)


  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Surgical Director, Kidney Transplantation
  • Director, Living Kidney Donor Program
  • Member, Cell Transplant and Regenerative Medicine Society
  • Associate Surgical Director, Total Pancreatectomy Islet Auto-Transplant Program
  • Director, Incompatible Kidney Transplant Program, University of Minnesota Medical Center
  • Member, International Pancreatic and Islet Transplant Association
  • Member, Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • Member, American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
  • Member, American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Academic Information

Assistant Professor

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