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Clifford S. Cho, MD
 

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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Cho earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University and completed his surgical residency and research fellowship at the University of Wisconsin, followed by a fellowship in surgical oncology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

 

Dr. Cho is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He specializes in malignant and benign conditions of the liver, biliary system and pancreas, as well as upper gastrointestinal malignancies and retroperitoneal sarcomas.

Specialties

Cancer Surgery

Surgery (General)

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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)

Languages Spoken

English
Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery
Fellowship

Research Fellowship in Transplantation Immunology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1999-2001

Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2004-2006

Chief Administrative Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2005-2006


Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, 1997

Awards/Honors

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2012


Procedures

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

PubMed Articles
Cho CS . Reply to letter: "the impact of intraoperative and postoperative interventions on pancreatic fistula after left pancreatectomy". Ann Surg. 2014 Apr;259(4):e61
[PubMed ID: 24263332]
Ronnekleiv-Kelly SM Greenblatt DY Lin CP Kelly KJ Cho CS Winslow ER Weber SM . Impact of cardiac comorbidity on early outcomes after pancreatic resection. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Mar;18(3):512-22
[PubMed ID: 24277570]
Israel JS Rettammel RJ Leverson GE Hanks LR Cho CS Winslow ER Weber SM . Does Postoperative Drain Amylase Predict Pancreatic Fistula after Pancreatectomy? J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Feb 18;
[PubMed ID: 24680573]
Cho H Cho CS Indig GL Lavasanifar A Vakili MR Kwon GS . Polymeric micelles for apoptosis-targeted optical imaging of cancer and intraoperative surgical guidance. PLoS One. 2014;9(2):e89968
[PubMed ID: 24587157]
Cho CS Russ AJ Loeffler AG Rettammel RJ Oudheusden G Winslow ER Weber SM . Preoperative classification of pancreatic cystic neoplasms: the clinical significance of diagnostic inaccuracy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Sep;20(9):3112-9
[PubMed ID: 23595223]
Kelly KJ Winslow E Kooby D Lad NL Parikh AA Scoggins CR Ahmad S Martin RC Maithel SK Kim HJ Merchant NB Cho CS Weber SM . Vein involvement during pancreaticoduodenectomy: is there a need for redefinition of "borderline resectable disease"? J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Jul;17(7):1209-17; discussion 1217
[PubMed ID: 23620151]
Wentworth L Meyers JV Alam S Russ AJ Suresh M Cho CS . Memory T cells are uniquely resistant to melanoma-induced suppression. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2013 Jan;62(1):149-59
[PubMed ID: 22865267]
Cho CS . The oncologic significance of postoperative complications after hepatic colorectal metastasectomy: biology, technique, or statistical quirk? J Surg Res. 2012 Jan;172(1):80-2
[PubMed ID: 21227464]
Russ AJ Wentworth L Xu K Rakhmilevich A Seroogy CM Sondel PM Suresh M Cho CS . Suppression of T-cell expansion by melanoma is exerted on resting cells. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Dec;18(13):3848-57
[PubMed ID: 21465311]
Greenblatt DY Kelly KJ Rajamanickam V Wan Y Hanson T Rettammel R Winslow ER Cho CS Weber SM . Preoperative factors predict perioperative morbidity and mortality after pancreaticoduodenectomy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 Aug;18(8):2126-35
[PubMed ID: 21336514]
Cho CS Kooby DA Schmidt CM Nakeeb A Bentrem DJ Merchant NB Parikh AA Martin RC 2nd Scoggins CR Ahmad SA Kim HJ Hamilton N Hawkins WG Weber SM . Laparoscopic versus open left pancreatectomy: can preoperative factors indicate the safer technique? Ann Surg. 2011 May;253(5):975-80
[PubMed ID: 21394014]
Kelly KJ Greenblatt DY Wan Y Rettammel RJ Winslow E Cho CS Weber SM . Risk stratification for distal pancreatectomy utilizing ACS-NSQIP: preoperative factors predict morbidity and mortality. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Feb;15(2):250-9, discussion 259-61
[PubMed ID: 21161427]
Russ AJ Xu K Wentworth L Alam S Meyers JV Macklin MD Rakhmilevich AL Rajamanickam V Suresh M Cho CS . Melanoma-induced suppression of tumor antigen-specific T cell expansion is comparable to suppression of global T cell expansion. Cell Immunol. 2011;271(1):104-9
[PubMed ID: 21741629]
McHaffie DR Kozak KR Warner TF Cho CS Heiner JP Attia S . Stewart-Treves syndrome of the lower extremity. J Clin Oncol. 2010 Jul 20;28(21):e351-2
[PubMed ID: 20368562]
Russ AJ Weber SM Rettammel RJ Mahvi DM Rikkers LF Cho CS . Impact of selection bias on the utilization of adjuvant therapy for pancreas adenocarcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010 Feb;17(2):371-6
[PubMed ID: 19851808]
Contreras CM Stanelle EJ Mansour J Hinshaw JL Rikkers LF Rettammel R Mahvi DM Cho CS Weber SM . Staging laparoscopy enhances the detection of occult metastases in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma. J Surg Oncol. 2009 Dec 15;100(8):663-9
[PubMed ID: 19780095]
Cho CS . Surgical resection of hepatocellular carcinoma: less is more? J Surg Res. 2009 Dec;157(2):155-7
[PubMed ID: 19592023]
Weber SM Cho CS Merchant N Pinchot S Rettammel R Nakeeb A Bentrem D Parikh A Mazo AE Martin RC 3rd Scoggins CR Ahmad SA Kim HJ Hamilton N Hawkins W Max Schmidt C Kooby DA . Laparoscopic left pancreatectomy: complication risk score correlates with morbidity and risk for pancreatic fistula. Ann Surg Oncol. 2009 Oct;16(10):2825-33
[PubMed ID: 19609621]
Ito F Cho CS Rikkers LF Weber SM . Hilar cholangiocarcinoma: current management. Ann Surg. 2009 Aug;250(2):210-8
[PubMed ID: 19638920]
Ballian N Loeffler AG Rajamanickam V Norstedt PA Weber SM Cho CS . A simplified prognostic system for resected pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms. HPB (Oxford). 2009 Aug;11(5):422-8
[PubMed ID: 19768147]