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Emily Winslow, MD, FACS

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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Winslow is certified by the American Board of Surgery. Dually trained in surgical oncology and transplant surgery, she specializes in hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) surgery. Her clinical interests include pancreatic cancer, cholangiocarcinoma, liver metastases, gall bladder cancer and biliary injuries. She performs open surgery to include pancreaticoduodenectomy, liver resection, distal pancreatectomy and bile duct resection. She also employs minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat problems of the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder and pancreas. These include laparoscopic liver and pancreas resection, as well as ablation techniques.


Cancer Surgery

Surgery (General)

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Other Locations

Stoughton Hospital (Stoughton)
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)
Stoughton Hospital (secondary)

Languages Spoken

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

Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery, Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO, 2007

Transplant Surgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, 2009

Residency Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Internship Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
Medical School Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1999


UW Health Patient Experience Physician Champion Award 2012

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2012


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


Dr. Winslow's research interests are largely clinical and center around patients with pancreatic cancer, neuroendocrine tumors, and colorectal cancer metastatic to the liver. In addition, she is interested in outcomes studies in patients with hepatobiliary malignancies. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Investigation at the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.

PubMed Articles
Miura JT Amini A Schmocker R Nichols S Sukato D Winslow ER Spolverato G Ejaz A Squires MH Kooby DA Maithel SK Li A Wu MC Sarmiento JM Bloomston M Christians KK Johnston FM Tsai S Turaga KK Tsung A Pawlik TM Gamblin TC . Surgical management of hepatic hemangiomas: a multi-institutional experience. HPB (Oxford). 2014 Oct;16(10):924-8
[PubMed ID: 24946109]
Lee MK 4th Lewis RS Strasberg SM Hall BL Allendorf JD Beane JD Behrman SW Callery MP Christein JD Drebin JA Epelboym I He J Pitt HA Winslow E Wolfgang C Vollmer CM Jr . Defining the post-operative morbidity index for distal pancreatectomy. HPB (Oxford). 2014 Oct;16(10):915-23
[PubMed ID: 24931404]
Kooby DA Lad NL Squires MH 3rd Maithel SK Sarmiento JM Staley CA Volkan Adsay N El-Rayes BF Weber SM Winslow ER Cho CS Zavala KA Bentrem DJ Knab M Ahmad SA Abbott DE Sutton JM Kim HJ Yeh JJ Aufforth R Scoggins CR Martin RC Parikh AA Robinson J Hashim YM Fields RC Hawkins WG Merchant NB . Value of intraoperative neck margin analysis during whipple for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a multicenter analysis of 1399 patients. Ann Surg. 2014 Sep;260(3):494-503
[PubMed ID: 25115425]
Sutton JM Kooby DA Wilson GC Squires MH 3rd Hanseman DJ Maithel SK Bentrem DJ Weber SM Cho CS Winslow ER Scoggins CR Martin RC 2nd Kim HJ Baker JJ Merchant NB Parikh AA Abbott DE Edwards MJ Ahmad SA . Perioperative Blood Transfusion Is Associated with Decreased Survival in Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: a Multi-institutional Study. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Sep;18(9):1575-87
[PubMed ID: 24944151]
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 May;218(5):978-87
[PubMed ID: 24680573]
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]
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]
Winslow E Hawkins WG . Laparoscopic resection of the liver for cancer. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2013 Jan;22(1):75-89, vi
[PubMed ID: 23158086]
Ahmad SA Edwards MJ Sutton JM Grewal SS Hanseman DJ Maithel SK Patel SH Bentram DJ Weber SM Cho CS Winslow ER Scoggins CR Martin RC Kim HJ Baker JJ Merchant NB Parikh AA Kooby DA . Factors influencing readmission after pancreaticoduodenectomy: a multi-institutional study of 1302 patients. Ann Surg. 2012 Sep;256(3):529-37
[PubMed ID: 22868373]
Cannon RM LeGrand R Chagpar RB Ahmad SA McClaine R Kim HJ Rupp C Cho CS Brinkman A Weber S Winslow ER Kooby DA Chu CK Staley CA Glenn I Hawkins WG Parikh AA Merchant NB McMasters KM Martin RC Callender GG Scoggins CR . Multi-institutional analysis of pancreatic adenocarcinoma demonstrating the effect of diabetes status on survival after resection. HPB (Oxford). 2012 Apr;14(4):228-35
[PubMed ID: 22404260]
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]
Maithel SK Kneuertz PJ Kooby DA Scoggins CR Weber SM Martin RC 2nd McMasters KM Cho CS Winslow ER Wood WC Staley CA 3rd . Importance of low preoperative platelet count in selecting patients for resection of hepatocellular carcinoma: a multi-institutional analysis. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Apr;212(4):638-48; discussion 648-50
[PubMed ID: 21463803]
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]
Winslow ER Fialkowski EA Linehan DC Hawkins WG Picus DD Strasberg SM . "Sideways": results of repair of biliary injuries using a policy of side-to-side hepatico-jejunostomy. Ann Surg. 2009 Mar;249(3):426-34
[PubMed ID: 19247030]
Fialkowski EA Winslow ER Scott MG Hawkins WG Linehan DC Strasberg SM . Establishing "normal" values for liver function tests after reconstruction of biliary injuries. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Nov;207(5):705-9
[PubMed ID: 18954783]
Desai KM Diaz S Dorward IG Winslow ER La Regina MC Halpin V Soper NJ . Histologic results 1 year after bioprosthetic repair of paraesophageal hernia in a canine model. Surg Endosc. 2006 Nov;20(11):1693-7
[PubMed ID: 17031737]
Klingensmith ME Winslow ER Hamilton BH Hall BL . Impact of resident duty-hour reform on faculty clinical productivity. Curr Surg. 2006 Jan-Feb;63(1):74-9
[PubMed ID: 16373167]
Winslow ER Klingensmith ME Brunt LM . Problem of portal venous thrombosis after splenectomy. Ann Surg. 2005 Nov;242(5):745; author reply 745-6
[PubMed ID: 16244551]
Winslow ER Kodner IJ Mutch MG Birnbaum EB Fleshman JW Dietz DW . Outcome of salvage abdominoperineal resection after failed endocavitary radiation in patients with rectal cancer. Dis Colon Rectum. 2004 Dec;47(12):2039-46
[PubMed ID: 15657652]