Kenneth L. Meredith, MD, FACS Print Friendly PageFaculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Dr. Meredith is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is fellowship trained in surgical oncology from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center. His clinical interests include minimally-invasive approaches to surgical oncology and laparoscopic and robotic approaches to liver resection and solid organ tumors. He specializes in malignancies of the pancreas, liver, biliary tract, and esophagus.
UW Health Clinics
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health
|Department of Surgery|
Professional Certifications and Education
Surgical Oncology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, KY
University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, 2000
Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.
Programs & Conditions
Dr. Meredith’s research interests include microarray analysis of esophageal cancer and outcomes associated with minimally invasive approaches to esophagectomy and surgical oncology.
Wong J Rahman S Saeed N Lin HY Almhanna K Shridhar R Hoffe S Meredith KL .
Prognostic impact of lymph node retrieval and ratio in gastric cancer: a u.s. Single center experience. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Dec;17(12):2059-66
[PubMed ID: 24129828]
Chuong MD Fernandez DC Shridhar R Hoffe SE Saini A Hunt D Meredith KL Biagioli MC .
High-dose-rate endorectal brachytherapy for locally advanced rectal cancer in previously irradiated patients. Brachytherapy. 2013 Sep-Oct;12(5):457-62
[PubMed ID: 23707855]
Wong J Weber J Almhanna K Hoffe S Shridhar R Karl R Meredith KL .
Extent of lymphadenectomy does not predict survival in patients treated with primary esophagectomy. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Sep;17(9):1562-8; discussion 1569
[PubMed ID: 23818125]
de la Fuente SG Weber J Hoffe SE Shridhar R Karl R Meredith KL .
Initial experience from a large referral center with robotic-assisted Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy for oncologic purposes. Surg Endosc. 2013 Sep;27(9):3339-47
[PubMed ID: 23549761]
Pimiento JM Weber J Hoffe SE Shridhar R Almhanna K Vignesh S Karl RC Meredith KL .
Outcomes associated with surgery for T4 esophageal cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Aug;20(8):2706-12
[PubMed ID: 23504118]
Chuong MD Springett GM Freilich JM Park CK Weber JM Mellon EA Hodul PJ Malafa MP Meredith KL Hoffe SE Shridhar R .
Stereotactic body radiation therapy for locally advanced and borderline resectable pancreatic cancer is effective and well tolerated. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Jul 1;86(3):516-22
[PubMed ID: 23562768]
Melis M Weber J Shridhar R Hoffe S Almhanna K Karl RC Meredith KL .
Body mass index and perioperative complications after oesophagectomy for adenocarcinoma: a systematic database review. BMJ Open. 2013;3(5)
[PubMed ID: 23645908]
Shridhar R Almhanna K Hoffe SE Fulp W Weber J Chuong MD Meredith KL .
Increased survival associated with surgery and radiation therapy in metastatic gastric cancer: a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database analysis. Cancer. 2013 May 1;119(9):1636-42
[PubMed ID: 23361968]
McLoughlin JM Lewis JM Meredith KL .
The impact of age on morbidity and mortality following esophagectomy for esophageal cancer. Cancer Control. 2013 Apr;20(2):144-50
[PubMed ID: 23571705]
Wong JY Shridhar R Almhanna K Hoffe SE Karl RC Meredith KL .
The impact of body mass index on esophageal cancer. Cancer Control. 2013 Apr;20(2):138-43
[PubMed ID: 23571704]
Yamamoto M Weber JM Karl RC Meredith KL .
Minimally invasive surgery for esophageal cancer: review of the literature and institutional experience. Cancer Control. 2013 Apr;20(2):130-7
[PubMed ID: 23571703]
Vignesh S Hoffe SE Meredith KL Shridhar R Almhanna K Gupta AK .
Endoscopic therapy of neoplasia related to Barrett's esophagus and endoscopic palliation of esophageal cancer. Cancer Control. 2013 Apr;20(2):117-29
[PubMed ID: 23571702]
Almhanna K Meredith KL Hoffe SE Shridhar R Coppola D .
Targeting the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 in esophageal cancer. Cancer Control. 2013 Apr;20(2):111-6
[PubMed ID: 23571701]
Shridhar R Almhanna K Meredith KL Biagioli MC Chuong MD Cruz A Hoffe SE .
Radiation therapy and esophageal cancer. Cancer Control. 2013 Apr;20(2):97-110
[PubMed ID: 23571700]
Almhanna K Shridhar R Meredith KL .
Neoadjuvant or adjuvant therapy for resectable esophageal cancer: is there a standard of care? Cancer Control. 2013 Apr;20(2):89-96
[PubMed ID: 23571699]
Meredith KL .
Gone fishing. Cancer Control. 2013 Apr;20(2):84-6
[PubMed ID: 23571698]
Chuong MD Freilich JM Hoffe SE Fulp W Weber JM Almhanna K Dinwoodie W Rao N Meredith KL Shridhar R .
Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy vs. 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anal Canal. Gastrointest Cancer Res. 2013 Mar;6(2):39-45
[PubMed ID: 23745158]
Shridhar R Hayman T Hoffe SE Weber J Almhanna K Chuong M Karl RC Meredith KL .
Body mass index and survival in esophageal adenocarcinoma treated with chemoradiotherapy followed by esophagectomy. J Gastrointest Surg. 2012 Jul;16(7):1296-302
[PubMed ID: 22399271]
Dittrick GW Weber JM Shridhar R Hoffe S Melis M Almhanna K Barthel J McLoughlin J Karl RC Meredith KL .
Pathologic nonresponders after neoadjuvant chemoradiation for esophageal cancer demonstrate no survival benefit compared with patients treated with primary esophagectomy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 May;19(5):1678-84
[PubMed ID: 22045465]
Shridhar R Dombi GW Finkelstein SE Meredith KL Hoffe SE .
Improved survival in patients with lymph node-positive gastric cancer who received preoperative radiation: an analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database. Cancer. 2011 Sep 1;117(17):3908-16
[PubMed ID: 21365627]