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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health


Cancer Surgery

Surgery (General)

UW Health Clinics

University Hospital
(608) 266-6400 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

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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Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

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
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]
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 Feb 22;
[PubMed ID: 28237627]
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]
Beasley HL Ghousseini HN Wiegmann DA Brys NA Pavuluri Quamme SR Greenberg CC . Strategies for Building Peer Surgical Coaching Relationships. JAMA Surg. 2017 Feb 1;:e165540
[PubMed ID: 28146224]
[PubMed ID: 28095042]
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 Jan 6;
[PubMed ID: 28062931]
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]
Frasier LL Pavuluri Quamme SR Becker A Booth S Gutt A Wiegmann D Greenberg CC . Investigating Teamwork in the Operating Room: Engaging Stakeholders and Setting the Agenda. JAMA Surg. 2017 Jan 1;152(1):109-111
[PubMed ID: 27682029]
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. 2016 Dec 14;
[PubMed ID: 27973648]
Wong ML McMurry TL Stukenborg GJ Francescatti AB Amato-Martz C Schumacher JR Chang GJ Greenberg CC Winchester DP McKellar DP Walter LC Kozower BD . Impact of age and comorbidity on treatment of non-small cell lung cancer recurrence following complete resection: A nationally representative cohort study. Lung Cancer. 2016 Dec;102:108-117
[PubMed ID: 27987578]
Moore JE Rathouz PJ Havlena JA Zhao Q Dailey SH Smith MA Greenberg CC Welham NV . Practice variations in voice treatment selection following vocal fold mucosal resection. Laryngoscope. 2016 Nov;126(11):2505-2512
[PubMed ID: 26972900]
Frasier LL Azari DP Ma Y Pavuluri Quamme SR Radwin RG Pugh CM Yen TY Chen CH Greenberg CC . A marker-less technique for measuring kinematics in the operating room. Surgery. 2016 Nov;160(5):1400-1413
[PubMed ID: 27342198]
Varban OA Greenberg CC Schram J Ghaferi AA Thumma JR Carlin AM Dimick JB . Surgical skill in bariatric surgery: Does skill in one procedure predict outcomes for another? Surgery. 2016 Nov;160(5):1172-1181
[PubMed ID: 27324569]
Neuman HB Schumacher JR Francescatti AB Adesoye T Edge SB Burnside ES Vanness DJ Yu M Si Y McKellar D Winchester DP Greenberg CC . Utility of Clinical Breast Examinations in Detecting Local-Regional Breast Events After Breast-Conservation in Women with a Personal History of High-Risk Breast Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Oct;23(10):3385-91
[PubMed ID: 27491784]