Heather B. Neuman, MD 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.
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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.
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]
Mohindra P Neuman HB Kozak KR .
The Role of Radiation in Retroperitoneal Sarcomas. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2013 May 7;
[PubMed ID: 23649911]
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]
Neuman HB Patel A Ishill N Hanlon C Brady MS Halpern AC Houghton A Coit DG .
A single-institution validation of the AJCC staging system for stage IV melanoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008 Jul;15(7):2034-41
[PubMed ID: 18465172]
Roohipour R Patil S Goodman KA Minsky BD Wong WD Guillem JG Paty PB Weiser MR Neuman HB Shia J Schrag D Temple LK .
Squamous-cell carcinoma of the anal canal: predictors of treatment outcome. Dis Colon Rectum. 2008 Feb;51(2):147-53
[PubMed ID: 18180997]
Neuman HB Brogi E Ebrahim A Brennan MF Van Zee KJ .
Desmoid tumors (fibromatoses) of the breast: a 25-year experience. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008 Jan;15(1):274-80
[PubMed ID: 17896146]
Neuman HB Cabral C Charlson ME Temple LK .
Is internet information adequate to facilitate surgical decision-making in familial adenomatous polyposis? Dis Colon Rectum. 2007 Dec;50(12):2135-41
[PubMed ID: 17828400]
Neuman HB Patel A Hanlon C Wolchok JD Houghton AN Coit DG .
Stage-IV melanoma and pulmonary metastases: factors predictive of survival. Ann Surg Oncol. 2007 Oct;14(10):2847-53
[PubMed ID: 17680317]
Neuman HB Charlson ME Temple LK .
Is there a role for decision aids in cancer-related decisions? Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2007 Jun;62(3):240-50
[PubMed ID: 17317206]