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Emily Winslow, MD, FACS Print Friendly Page

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.


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Hospital Affiliation(s)

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

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


Madison Magazine Top Docs 2012

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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.


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
Schmocker RK Vang X Cherney Stafford LM Leverson GE Winslow ER . Involvement of a surgical service improves patient satisfaction in patients admitted with small bowel obstruction. Am J Surg. 2015 Aug;210(2):252-7
[PubMed ID: 25886702]
Dann GC Squires MH 3rd Postlewait LM Kooby DA Poultsides GA Weber SM Bloomston M Fields RC Pawlik TM Votanopoulos KI Schmidt CR Ejaz A Acher AW Worhunsky DJ Saunders N Swords DS Jin LX Cho CS Winslow ER Russell MC Staley CA Maithel SK Cardona K . Value of Peritoneal Drain Placement After Total Gastrectomy for Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A Multi-institutional Analysis from the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 May 29;
[PubMed ID: 26023037]
Squires MH 3rd Kooby DA Poultsides GA Pawlik TM Weber SM Schmidt CR Votanopoulos KI Fields RC Ejaz A Acher AW Worhunsky DJ Saunders N Levine EA Jin LX Cho CS Bloomston M Winslow ER Russell MC Cardona K Staley CA Maithel SK . Is it time to abandon the 5-cm margin rule during resection of distal gastric adenocarcinoma? A multi-institution study of the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Apr;22(4):1243-51
[PubMed ID: 25316491]
Squires MH 3rd Lad NL Fisher SB Kooby DA Weber SM Brinkman A Sarmiento JM Scoggins CR Egger ME Cardona K Cho CS Martin RC Russell MC Winslow E Staley CA 3rd Maithel SK . Value of primary operative drain placement after major hepatectomy: a multi-institutional analysis of 1,041 patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Apr;220(4):396-402
[PubMed ID: 25724607]
Egger ME Squires MH 3rd Kooby DA Maithel SK Cho CS Weber SM Winslow ER Martin RC 2nd McMasters KM Scoggins CR . Risk stratification for readmission after major hepatectomy: development of a readmission risk score. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Apr;220(4):640-8
[PubMed ID: 25667144]
Hasan HY Hinshaw JL Winslow ER . Growth assessment of hepatic venous malformations—reply. JAMA Surg. 2015 Apr;150(4):371
[PubMed ID: 25693046]
Schwarze ML Barnato AE Rathouz PJ Zhao Q Neuman HB Winslow ER Kennedy GD Hu YY Dodgion CM Kwok AC Greenberg CC . Development of a list of high-risk operations for patients 65 years and older. JAMA Surg. 2015 Apr;150(4):325-31
[PubMed ID: 25692282]
Vollmer CM Jr Lewis RS Hall BL Allendorf JD Beane JD Behrman SW Callery MP Christein JD Drebin JA Epelboym I He J Pitt HA Winslow E Wolfgang C Strasberg SM . Establishing a quantitative benchmark for morbidity in pancreatoduodenectomy using ACS-NSQIP, the Accordion Severity Grading System, and the Postoperative Morbidity Index. Ann Surg. 2015 Mar;261(3):527-36
[PubMed ID: 25268299]
Acher AW Squires MH Fields RC Poultsides GA Schmidt C Votanopoulos KI Pawlik TM Jin LX Ejaz A Kooby DA Bloomston M Worhunsky D Levine EA Saunders N Winslow E Cho CS Meredith K Leverson G Maithel SK Weber SM . Can the risk of non-home discharge after resection of gastric adenocarcinoma be predicted: a seven-institution study of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Feb;19(2):207-16
[PubMed ID: 25373704]
Jin LX Moses LE Squires MH 3rd Poultsides GA Votanopoulos K Weber SM Bloomston M Pawlik TM Hawkins WG Linehan DC Strasberg SM Schmidt C Worhunsky DJ Acher AW Cardona K Cho CS Kooby DA Levine E Winslow ER Saunders ND Spolverato G Maithel SK Fields RC . Factors Associated With Recurrence and Survival in Lymph Node-Negative Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A 7-Institution Study of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative. Ann Surg. 2015 Jan 20;
[PubMed ID: 25607760]
Hasan HY Hinshaw JL Borman EJ Gegios A Leverson G Winslow ER . Assessing normal growth of hepatic hemangiomas during long-term follow-up. JAMA Surg. 2014 Dec;149(12):1266-71
[PubMed ID: 25321079]
Squires MH 3rd Lad NL Fisher SB Kooby DA Weber SM Brinkman A Scoggins CR Egger ME Cardona K Cho CS Martin RC Russell MC Winslow E Staley CA Maithel SK . The effect of preoperative renal insufficiency on postoperative outcomes after major hepatectomy: a multi-institutional analysis of 1,170 patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Nov;219(5):914-22
[PubMed ID: 25260685]
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 Adsay NV 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):494-501; discussion 501-3
[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]