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Dr. Neuman specializes in surgical oncology with a focus on breast, melanoma and sarcoma. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the UW Health Breast Center.

Specialties

Cancer Surgery

Surgery (General)

UW Health Clinics

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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial, UnityPoint Health - Meriter (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery
Fellowship

National Research Service Award Fellow, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, 2005-2007

Research Fellow in Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2005-2007

Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2007-2009


Residency University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
Medical School University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, 2000

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

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
Schumacher JR Taylor LJ Tucholka JL Poore S Eggen A Steiman J Wilke LG Greenberg CC Neuman HB . Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Post-Mastectomy Immediate Reconstruction in a Contemporary Cohort of Breast Cancer Survivors. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Aug 1;
[PubMed ID: 28766209]
Zendejas B Jakub JW Terando AM Sarnaik A Ariyan CE Faries MB Zani S Jr Neuman HB Wasif N Farma JM Averbook BJ Bilimoria KY Tyler D Brady MS Farley DR . Laparoscopic skill assessment of practicing surgeons prior to enrollment in a surgical trial of a new laparoscopic procedure. Surg Endosc. 2017 Aug;31(8):3313-3319
[PubMed ID: 27928664]
Chu BS Koffi W Hoehn RS Ertel A Shah SA Ahmad SA Sussman JJ Neuman HB Abbott DE . Improvement and persistent disparities in completion lymph node dissection: Lessons from the National Cancer Database. J Surg Oncol. 2017 Jul 25;
[PubMed ID: 28743173]
Faries MB Thompson JF Cochran AJ Andtbacka RH Mozzillo N Zager JS Jahkola T Bowles TL Testori A Beitsch PD Hoekstra HJ Moncrieff M Ingvar C Wouters MWJM Sabel MS Levine EA Agnese D Henderson M Dummer R Rossi CR Neves RI Trocha SD Wright F Byrd DR Matter M Hsueh E MacKenzie-Ross A Johnson DB Terheyden P Berger AC Huston TL Wayne JD Smithers BM Neuman HB Schneebaum S Gershenwald JE Ariyan CE Desai DC Jacobs L McMasters KM Gesierich A Hersey P Bines SD Kane JM Barth RJ McKinnon G Farma JM Schultz E Vidal-Sicart S Hoefer RA Lewis JM Scheri R Kelley MC Nieweg OE Noyes RD Hoon DSB Wang HJ Elashoff DA Elashoff RM . Completion Dissection or Observation for Sentinel-Node Metastasis in Melanoma. N Engl J Med. 2017 Jun 8;376(23):2211-2222
[PubMed ID: 28591523]
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 May;19(5):465-472
[PubMed ID: 28237627]
Bruce JG Tucholka JL Steffens NM Mahoney JE Neuman HB . Feasibility of Providing Web-Based Information to Breast Cancer Patients Prior to a Surgical Consult. J Cancer Educ. 2017 Mar 30;
[PubMed ID: 28361360]
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]
Jakub JW Terando AM Sarnaik A Ariyan CE Faries MB Zani S Jr Neuman HB Wasif N Farma JM Averbook BJ Bilimoria KY Grotz TE Allred JB Suman VJ Brady MS Tyler D Wayne JD Nelson H . Safety and Feasibility of Minimally Invasive Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection in Patients With Melanoma (SAFE-MILND): Report of a Prospective Multi-institutional Trial. Ann Surg. 2017 Jan;265(1):192-196
[PubMed ID: 28009745]
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]
Adesoye T Neuman HB Wilke LG Schumacher JR Steiman J Greenberg CC . Current Trends in the Management of Phyllodes Tumors of the Breast. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Oct;23(10):3199-205
[PubMed ID: 27334214]
Neuman HB Rathouz PJ Winslow E Weiss JM LoConte NK Lin CP Wurm M Smith MA Schrag D Greenberg CC . Use of a novel statistical technique to examine the delivery of breast cancer follow-up care by different types of oncology providers. J Eval Clin Pract. 2016 Oct;22(5):737-44
[PubMed ID: 26991311]
Decker MR Trentham-Dietz A Loconte NK Neuman HB Smith MA Punglia RS Greenberg CC Wilke LG . The Role of Intraoperative Pathologic Assessment in the Surgical Management of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Sep;23(9):2788-94
[PubMed ID: 27026436]
Neuman HB Jacobs EA Steffens NM Jacobson N Tevaarwerk A Wilke LG Tucholka J Greenberg CC . Oncologists' perceived barriers to an expanded role for primary care in breast cancer survivorship care. Cancer Med. 2016 Sep;5(9):2198-204
[PubMed ID: 27356781]
Albertini MR Ranheim EA Zuleger CL Sondel PM Hank JA Bridges A Newton MA McFarland T Collins J Clements E Henry MB Neuman HB Weber S Whalen G Galili U . Phase I study to evaluate toxicity and feasibility of intratumoral injection of α-gal glycolipids in patients with advanced melanoma. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2016 Aug;65(8):897-907
[PubMed ID: 27207605]
Neuman HB Steffens NM Jacobson N Tevaarwerk A Anderson B Wilke LG Greenberg CC . Oncologists' Perspectives of Their Roles and Responsibilities During Multi-disciplinary Breast Cancer Follow-Up. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Mar;23(3):708-14
[PubMed ID: 26474556]
Jakub JW Terando AM Sarnaik A Ariyan CE Faries MB Zani S Jr Neuman HB Wasif N Farma JM Averbook BJ Bilimoria KY Allred JB Suman VJ Grotz TE Zendejas B Wayne JD Tyler DS . Training High-Volume Melanoma Surgeons to Perform a Novel Minimally Invasive Inguinal Lymphadenectomy: Report of a Prospective Multi-Institutional Trial. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Mar;222(3):253-60
[PubMed ID: 26711792]
Adesoye T Greenberg CC Neuman HB . Optimizing Cancer Care Delivery through Implementation Science. Front Oncol. 2016;6:1
[PubMed ID: 26858933]
Frasier LL Holden S Holden T Schumacher JR Leverson G Anderson B Greenberg CC Neuman HB . Temporal Trends in Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy and Breast Reconstruction Associated With Changes in National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines. JAMA Oncol. 2016 Jan;2(1):95-101
[PubMed ID: 26539936]
Bruce JG Tucholka JL Steffens NM Neuman HB . Quality of online information to support patient decision-making in breast cancer surgery. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Nov;112(6):575-80
[PubMed ID: 26417898]
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]