Heather B. Neuman, MD, MS Print Friendly Page
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.
UW Health Clinics
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Professional Certifications and Education
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
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 Fellow, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2007-2009
University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, 2000
Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.
Carlson AR Nomellini V Neuman HB .
Importance of High Clinical Suspicion in Diagnosing a Marjolin's Ulcer with an Unusual Presentation. Am Surg. 2014 Feb;80(2):61-2
[PubMed ID: 24480204]
Park J Neuman HB Bennett AV Polskin L Phang PT Wong WD Temple LK .
Patient expectations of functional outcomes after rectal cancer surgery: a qualitative study. Dis Colon Rectum. 2014 Feb;57(2):151-7
[PubMed ID: 24401875]
Neuman HB Greenberg CC .
Comparative effectiveness research: opportunities in surgical oncology. Semin Radiat Oncol. 2014 Jan;24(1):43-8
[PubMed ID: 24314341]
Caretta-Weyer H Greenberg CG Wilke LG Weiss J LoConte NK Decker M Steffens NM Smith MA Neuman HB .
Impact of the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Z0011 trial on clinical management of the axilla in older breast cancer patients: a SEER-medicare analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Dec;20(13):4145-52
[PubMed ID: 23959051]
Neuman HB Weiss JM Schrag D Ronk K Havlena J LoConte NK Smith MA Greenberg CC .
Patient demographic and tumor characteristics influencing oncologist follow-up frequency in older breast cancer survivors. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Dec;20(13):4128-36
[PubMed ID: 23943027]
Mohindra P Neuman HB Kozak KR .
The role of radiation in retroperitoneal sarcomas. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2013 Sep;14(3):425-41
[PubMed ID: 23649911]
Glarner CE Greenblatt DY Rettammel RJ Neuman HB Weber SM .
Wound complications after inguinal lymph node dissection for melanoma: is ACS NSQIP adequate? Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Jun;20(6):2049-55
[PubMed ID: 23338482]
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]
Zarebczan Dull B Neuman HB .
Management of the axilla. Surg Clin North Am. 2013 Apr;93(2):429-44
[PubMed ID: 23464694]
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]
Neuman HB Park J Fuzesi S Temple LK .
Rectal cancer patients' quality of life with a temporary stoma: shifting perspectives. Dis Colon Rectum. 2012 Nov;55(11):1117-24
[PubMed ID: 23044671]
Caretta-Weyer H Sisney GA Beckman C Burnside ES Salkowsi LR Strigel RM Wilke LG Neuman HB .
Impact of axillary ultrasound and core needle biopsy on the utility of intraoperative frozen section analysis and treatment decision making in women with invasive breast cancer. Am J Surg. 2012 Sep;204(3):308-14
[PubMed ID: 22483606]
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]
Neuman HB Patil S Fuzesi S Wong WD Weiser MR Guillem JG Paty PB Nash GM Temple LK .
Impact of a temporary stoma on the quality of life of rectal cancer patients undergoing treatment. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011 May;18(5):1397-403
[PubMed ID: 21128000]
Neuman HB Robbins L Duarte J Charlson ME Weiser MR Guillem JG Wong WD Temple LK .
Risk-reducing surgery in FAP: role for surgeons beyond the incision. J Surg Oncol. 2010 Jun 1;101(7):570-6
[PubMed ID: 20461762]
Neuman HB Morrogh M Gonen M Van Zee KJ Morrow M King TA .
Stage IV breast cancer in the era of targeted therapy: does surgery of the primary tumor matter? Cancer. 2010 Mar 1;116(5):1226-33
[PubMed ID: 20101736]
Park J Neuman HB Weiser MR Wong WD .
Randomized clinical trials in rectal and anal cancers. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2010 Jan;19(1):205-23
[PubMed ID: 19914567]
Neuman HB Park J Weiser MR .
Randomized clinical trials in colon cancer. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2010 Jan;19(1):183-204
[PubMed ID: 19914566]
Neuman HB Elkin EB Guillem JG Paty PB Weiser MR Wong WD Temple LK .
Treatment for patients with rectal cancer and a clinical complete response to neoadjuvant therapy: a decision analysis. Dis Colon Rectum. 2009 May;52(5):863-71
[PubMed ID: 19502849]
Neuman HB Michelassi F Turner JW Bass BL .
Surrounded by quality metrics: what do surgeons think of ACS-NSQIP? Surgery. 2009 Jan;145(1):27-33
[PubMed ID: 19081472]