Caprice C. Greenberg, MD Print Friendly PageFaculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health
|Department of Surgery|
Professional Certifications and Education
Surgical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Cancer Center, Boston, MA
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1998
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
- Breast Cancer
- Breast Center
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.
In H Jiang W Lipsitz SR Neville BA Weeks JC Greenberg CC .
Variation in the utilization of reconstruction following mastectomy in elderly women. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Jun;20(6):1872-9
[PubMed ID: 23263733]
Neuman HB Weiss JM Leverson G O'Connor ES Greenblatt DY Loconte NK Greenberg CC Smith MA .
Predictors of short-term postoperative survival after elective colectomy in colon cancer patients ≥ 80 years of age. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 May;20(5):1427-35
[PubMed ID: 23292483]
Greenberg CC .
Promoting quality surgical care: the next steps. JAMA. 2013 Feb 27;309(8):827-8
[PubMed ID: 23443448]
Neuman HB O'Connor ES Weiss J Loconte NK Greenblatt DY Greenberg CC Smith MA .
Surgical treatment of colon cancer in patients aged 80 years and older : analysis of 31,574 patients in the SEER-Medicare database. Cancer. 2013 Feb 1;119(3):639-47
[PubMed ID: 22893570]
Ballian N Rajamanickam V Harms BA Foley EF Heise CP Greenberg CC Kennedy GD .
Predictors of mortality after emergent surgery for acute colonic diverticulitis: analysis of National Surgical Quality Improvement Project data. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Feb;74(2):611-6
[PubMed ID: 23354259]
Dimick JB Greenberg CC .
Understanding gaps in surgical quality: learning to count what cannot be counted. Ann Surg. 2013 Jan;257(1):6-7
[PubMed ID: 23235392]
Dodgion CM Neville BA Lipsitz SR Hu YY Schrag D Breen E Greenberg CC .
Do older Americans undergo stoma reversal following low anterior resection for rectal cancer? J Surg Res. 2012 Dec 21;
[PubMed ID: 23298948]
Greenblatt DY Greenberg CC Kind AJ Havlena JA Mell MW Nelson MT Smith MA Kent KC .
Causes and implications of readmission after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Ann Surg. 2012 Oct;256(4):595-605
[PubMed ID: 22964736]
Nelson MT Greenblatt DY Soma G Rajimanickam V Greenberg CC Kent KC .
Preoperative factors predict mortality after major lower-extremity amputation. Surgery. 2012 Oct;152(4):685-94; discussion 694-6
[PubMed ID: 23021137]
In H Greenberg CC .
Lack of uniformity in levels of evidence and recommendation grades in surgical oncology guidelines. World J Surg. 2012 Oct;36(10):2273-5
[PubMed ID: 22543721]
Hu YY Arriaga AF Peyre SE Corso KA Roth EM Greenberg CC .
Deconstructing intraoperative communication failures. J Surg Res. 2012 Sep;177(1):37-42
[PubMed ID: 22591922]
Decker MR Greenblatt DY Havlena J Wilke LG Greenberg CC Neuman HB .
Impact of neoadjuvant chemotherapy on wound complications after breast surgery. Surgery. 2012 Sep;152(3):382-8
[PubMed ID: 22739071]
Hu YY Kwok AC Jiang W Taback N Loggers ET Ting GV Lipsitz SR Weeks JC Greenberg CC .
High-cost imaging in elderly patients with stage IV cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2012 Aug 8;104(15):1164-72
[PubMed ID: 22851271]
Hu YY Arriaga AF Roth EM Peyre SE Corso KA Swanson RS Osteen RT Schmitt P Bader AM Zinner MJ Greenberg CC .
Protecting patients from an unsafe system: the etiology and recovery of intraoperative deviations in care. Ann Surg. 2012 Aug;256(2):203-10
[PubMed ID: 22750753]
Hu YY Greenberg CC .
Patient safety in surgical oncology: perspective from the operating room. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2012 Jul;21(3):467-78, ix
[PubMed ID: 22583994]
In H Neville BA Lipsitz SR Corso KA Weeks JC Greenberg CC .
The role of National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center status: observed variation in surgical care depends on the level of evidence. Ann Surg. 2012 May;255(5):890-5
[PubMed ID: 22504278]
Hu YY Fix ML Hevelone ND Lipsitz SR Greenberg CC Weissman JS Shapiro J .
Physicians' needs in coping with emotional stressors: the case for peer support. Arch Surg. 2012 Mar;147(3):212-7
[PubMed ID: 22106247]
Decker MR Greenberg CC .
Invited commentary. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Mar;214(3):276-9
[PubMed ID: 22365505]
ElBardissi AW Aranki SF Sheng S O'Brien SM Greenberg CC Gammie JS .
Trends in isolated coronary artery bypass grafting: an analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons adult cardiac surgery database. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Feb;143(2):273-81
[PubMed ID: 22248680]
Hu YY Peyre SE Arriaga AF Roth EM Corso KA Greenberg CC .
War stories: a qualitative analysis of narrative teaching strategies in the operating room. Am J Surg. 2012 Jan;203(1):63-8
[PubMed ID: 22088266]
Warren LE Mendlinger SE Corso KA Greenberg CC .
A model of knowledge acquisition in early stage breast cancer patients. Breast J. 2012 Jan-Feb;18(1):69-72
[PubMed ID: 22226068]