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Faculty, 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.


Cancer Surgery

Surgery (General)

UW Health Clinics

UW Carbone Cancer Center
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UW Hospital and Clinics
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UW Hospital and Clinics
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UW Carbone Cancer Center
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Regional Specialty Clinics

SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center (Rockford)
(779) 696-9400 |  Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery

Surgical Oncology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL

Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, KY
Medical School University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, 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.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.


Dr. Meredith’s research interests include microarray analysis of esophageal cancer and outcomes associated with minimally invasive approaches to esophagectomy and surgical oncology.

PubMed Articles
Mellon EA Springett GM Hoffe SE Hodul P Malafa MP Meredith KL Fulp WJ Zhao X Shridhar R . Adjuvant radiotherapy and lymph node dissection in pancreatic cancer treated with surgery and chemotherapy. Cancer. 2014 Apr 15;120(8):1171-7
[PubMed ID: 24390779]
Wong J Rahman S Saeed N Lin HY Almhanna K Shridhar R Hoffe S Meredith KL . Effect of body mass index in patients undergoing resection for gastric cancer: a single center US experience. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Mar;18(3):505-11
[PubMed ID: 24443204]
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 May 2;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]
Fernandez DC Hoffe SE Barthel JS Vignesh S Klapman JB Harris C Almhanna K Biagioli MC Meredith KL Feygelman V Rao NG Shridhar R . Stability of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fiducial marker placement for esophageal cancer target delineation and image-guided radiation therapy. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2013 Jan-Mar;3(1):32-9
[PubMed ID: 24674261]