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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health


Cancer Surgery

Surgery (General)

UW Health Clinics

University Hospital
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery

Surgical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Cancer Center, Boston, MA

Residency Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Internship Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Medical School University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1998

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Programs & Conditions


Dr. Greenberg's research focuses on both patient safety and comparative effectiveness research. She collaborates closely with the systems and industrial engineering department to study the role of system, team and individual performance in surgery, as well as devising novel approaches to improving performance in the operating room. She also studies practice patterns, quality of care and comparative effectiveness in surgical oncology, particularly related to breast cancer. She serves on several editorial boards and holds a variety of national leadership positions related to surgical health services research.

PubMed Articles
Schumacher JR Taylor LJ Tucholka JL Poore S Eggen A Steiman J Wilke LG Greenberg CC Neuman HB . Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Post-Mastectomy Immediate Reconstruction in a Contemporary Cohort of Breast Cancer Survivors. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Aug 1;
[PubMed ID: 28766209]
Acher AW Campbell-Flohr SA Brenny-Fitzpatrick M Leahy-Gross KM Fernandes-Taylor S Fisher AV Agarwal S Kind AJ Greenberg CC Carayon P Weber SM . Improving Patient-Centered Transitional Care after Complex Abdominal Surgery. J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Aug;225(2):259-265
[PubMed ID: 28549765]
Glarner CE Law KE Zelenski AB McDonald RJ Greenberg JA Foley EF Wiegmann DA Greenberg CC . Resident training in a teaching hospital: How do attendings teach in the real operative environment? Am J Surg. 2017 Jul;214(1):141-146
[PubMed ID: 28476201]
Greenberg CC Ghousseini HN Pavuluri Quamme SR Beasley HL Frasier LL Brys NA Dombrowski JC Wiegmann DA . A Statewide Surgical Coaching Program Provides Opportunity for Continuous Professional Development. Ann Surg. 2017 Jun 22;
[PubMed ID: 28650360]
Harl FNR Saucke MC Greenberg CC Ingraham AM . Assessing written communication during interhospital transfers of emergency general surgery patients. J Surg Res. 2017 Jun 15;214:86-92
[PubMed ID: 28624064]
Landercasper J Bennie B Parsons BM Dietrich LL Greenberg CC Wilke LG Linebarger JH . Fewer Reoperations After Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer with Neoadjuvant Rather than Adjuvant Chemotherapy: A Report from the National Cancer Database. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Jun;24(6):1507-1515
[PubMed ID: 28062931]
Schmocker RK Vanness DJ Greenberg CC Havlena JA LoConte NK Weiss JM Neuman HB Leverson G Smith MA Winslow ER . Utilization of preoperative endoscopic ultrasound for pancreatic adenocarcinoma. HPB (Oxford). 2017 May;19(5):465-472
[PubMed ID: 28237627]
Dodgion CM Lipsitz SR Decker MR Hu YY Quamme SRP Karcz A D'Avolio L Greenberg CC . Institutional variation in surgical care for early-stage breast cancer at community hospitals. J Surg Res. 2017 May 1;211:196-205
[PubMed ID: 28501117]
Beasley HL Ghousseini HN Wiegmann DA Brys NA Pavuluri Quamme SR Greenberg CC . Strategies for Building Peer Surgical Coaching Relationships. JAMA Surg. 2017 Apr 19;152(4):e165540
[PubMed ID: 28146224]
Schneider DF Cherney Stafford LM Brys N Greenberg CC Balentine CJ Elfenbein DM Pitt SC . GAUGING THE EXTENT OF THYROIDECTOMY FOR INDETERMINATE THYROID NODULES: AN ONCOLOGIC PERSPECTIVE. Endocr Pract. 2017 Apr 2;23(4):442-450
[PubMed ID: 28095042]
Hu YY Mazer LM Yule SJ Arriaga AF Greenberg CC Lipsitz SR Gawande AA Smink DS . Complementing Operating Room Teaching With Video-Based Coaching. JAMA Surg. 2017 Apr 1;152(4):318-325
[PubMed ID: 27973648]
Somnay YR Craven M McCoy KL Carty SE Wang TS Greenberg CC Schneider DF . Improving diagnostic recognition of primary hyperparathyroidism with machine learning. Surgery. 2017 Apr;161(4):1113-1121
[PubMed ID: 27989606]
Neuman HB Schumacher JR Schneider DF Winslow ER Busch RA Tucholka JL Smith MA Greenberg CC . Variation in the Types of Providers Participating in Breast Cancer Follow-Up Care: A SEER-Medicare Analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Mar;24(3):683-691
[PubMed ID: 27709403]
Abbott DE Voils CL Fisher DA Greenberg CC Safdar N . Socioeconomic disparities, financial toxicity, and opportunities for enhanced system efficiencies for patients with cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2017 Mar;115(3):250-256
[PubMed ID: 28105638]
Bennett KM Kent KC Schumacher J Greenberg CC Scarborough JE . Targeting the most important complications in vascular surgery. J Vasc Surg. 2017 Mar;65(3):793-803
[PubMed ID: 28236921]
Ingraham AM Greenberg CC . Failure to rescue and preventability: Striving for the impossible? Surgery. 2017 Mar;161(3):793-794
[PubMed ID: 28088322]
Fernandes-Taylor S Gunter RL Bennett KM Awoyinka L Rahman S Greenberg CC Kent KC . Feasibility of Implementing a Patient-Centered Postoperative Wound Monitoring Program Using Smartphone Images: A Pilot Protocol. JMIR Res Protoc. 2017 Feb 22;6(2):e26
[PubMed ID: 28228369]
Scarborough JE Schumacher J Kent KC Heise CP Greenberg CC . Associations of Specific Postoperative Complications With Outcomes After Elective Colon Resection: A Procedure-Targeted Approach Toward Surgical Quality Improvement. JAMA Surg. 2017 Feb 15;152(2):e164681
[PubMed ID: 27926773]
Taylor LJ Greenberg CC Lidor AO Leverson GE Maloney JD Macke RA . Utilization of surgical treatment for local and locoregional esophageal cancer: Analysis of the National Cancer Data Base. Cancer. 2017 Feb 1;123(3):410-419
[PubMed ID: 27680893]
Punglia RS Cronin AM Uno H Stout NK Ozanne EM Greenberg CC Frank ES Schrag D . Association of Regional Intensity of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Treatment With Likelihood of Breast Preservation. JAMA Oncol. 2017 Jan 1;3(1):101-104
[PubMed ID: 27442038]