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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Cho earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University and completed his surgical residency and research fellowship at the University of Wisconsin, followed by a fellowship in surgical oncology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

 

Dr. Cho is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He specializes in malignant and benign conditions of the liver, biliary system and pancreas, as well as upper gastrointestinal malignancies and retroperitoneal sarcomas.

Specialties

Cancer Surgery

Surgery (General)

UW Health Clinics

General Surgery Clinic
University Hospital
(608) 263-7502 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
Hepatobiliary Pancreas Clinic
University Hospital
(608) 263-7502 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
Surgical Oncology Clinic
UW Carbone Cancer Center
(608) 263-7502 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Regional Specialty Clinics

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

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

Research Fellowship in Transplantation Immunology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1999-2001

Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2004-2006

Chief Administrative Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2005-2006


Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, 1997

Awards/Honors

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2014

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2012


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
Shanahan MA Salem A Fisher A Cho CS Leverson G Winslow ER Weber SM . Chromogranin A predicts survival for resected pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. J Surg Res. 2016 Mar;201(1):38-43
[PubMed ID: 26850182]
Jin LX Moses LE Squires MH 3rd Poultsides GA Votanopoulos K Weber SM Bloomston M Pawlik TM Hawkins WG Linehan DC Strasberg SM Schmidt C Worhunsky DJ Acher AW Cardona K Cho CS Kooby DA Levine E Winslow ER Saunders ND Spolverato G Maithel SK Fields RC . Factors Associated With Recurrence and Survival in Lymph Node-negative Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A 7-Institution Study of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative. Ann Surg. 2015 Dec;262(6):999-1005
[PubMed ID: 25607760]
Spolverato G Ejaz A Kim Y Squires MH Poultsides G Fields RC Bloomston M Weber SM Votanopoulos K Acher AW Jin LX Hawkins WG Schmidt C Kooby DA Worhunsky D Saunders N Cho CS Levine EA Maithel SK Pawlik TM . Prognostic Performance of Different Lymph Node Staging Systems After Curative Intent Resection for Gastric Adenocarcinoma. Ann Surg. 2015 Dec;262(6):991-8
[PubMed ID: 25563867]
Adesoye T Daleo MA Loeffler AG Winslow ER Weber SM Cho CS . Discordance of Histologic Grade Between Primary and Metastatic Neuroendocrine Carcinomas. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Dec;22 Suppl 3:817-21
[PubMed ID: 26193965]
Postlewait LM Squires MH 3rd Kooby DA Poultsides GA Weber SM Bloomston M Fields RC Pawlik TM Votanopoulos KI Schmidt CR Ejaz A Acher AW Worhunsky DJ Saunders N Swords D Jin LX Cho CS Winslow ER Cardona K Staley CA Maithel SK . The Prognostic Value of Signet-Ring Cell Histology in Resected Gastric Adenocarcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Dec;22 Suppl 3:832-9
[PubMed ID: 26156656]
Tran TB Worhunsky DJ Norton JA Squires MH 3rd Jin LX Spolverato G Votanopoulos KI Schmidt C Weber S Bloomston M Cho CS Levine EA Fields RC Pawlik TM Maithel SK Poultsides GA . Multivisceral Resection for Gastric Cancer: Results from the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Dec;22 Suppl 3:840-7
[PubMed ID: 26148757]
Dann GC Squires MH 3rd Postlewait LM Kooby DA Poultsides GA Weber SM Bloomston M Fields RC Pawlik TM Votanopoulos KI Schmidt CR Ejaz A Acher AW Worhunsky DJ Saunders N Swords DS Jin LX Cho CS Winslow ER Russell MC Staley CA Maithel SK Cardona K . Value of Peritoneal Drain Placement After Total Gastrectomy for Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A Multi-institutional Analysis from the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Dec;22 Suppl 3:888-97
[PubMed ID: 26023037]
Tran TB Worhunsky DJ Squires MH 3rd Jin LX Spolverato G Votanopoulos KI Schmidt C Weber S Bloomston M Cho CS Levine EA Fields RC Pawlik TM Maithel SK Norton JA Poultsides GA . Outcomes of Gastric Cancer Resection in Octogenarians: A Multi-institutional Study of the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Dec;22(13):4371-9
[PubMed ID: 25822782]
Tran TB Hatzaras I Worhunsky DJ Vitiello GA Squires MH 3rd Jin LX Spolverato G Votanopoulos KI Schmidt C Weber S Bloomston M Cho CS Levine EA Fields RC Pawlik TM Maithel SK Norton JA Poultsides GA . Gastric remnant cancer: A distinct entity or simply another proximal gastric cancer? J Surg Oncol. 2015 Dec;112(8):877-82
[PubMed ID: 26511335]
Postlewait LM Squires MH 3rd Kooby DA Poultsides GA Weber SM Bloomston M Fields RC Pawlik TM Votanopoulos KI Schmidt CR Ejaz A Acher AW Worhunsky DJ Saunders N Swords D Jin LX Cho CS Winslow ER Cardona K Staley CA Maithel SK . Preoperative Helicobacter pylori Infection is Associated with Increased Survival After Resection of Gastric Adenocarcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Nov 9;
[PubMed ID: 26553442]
Blackham AU Swords DS Levine EA Fino NF Squires MH Poultsides G Fields RC Bloomston M Weber SM Pawlik TM Jin LX Spolverato G Schmidt C Worhunsky D Cho CS Maithel SK Votanopoulos KI . Is Linitis Plastica a Contraindication for Surgical Resection: A Multi-Institution Study of the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Nov 3;
[PubMed ID: 26530447]
Salem AI Alfi M Winslow E Cho CS Weber SM . Has survival following pancreaticoduodenectomy for pancreas adenocarcinoma improved over time? J Surg Oncol. 2015 Nov;112(6):643-9
[PubMed ID: 26388048]
Postlewait LM Squires MH Kooby DA Weber SM Scoggins CR Cardona K Cho CS Martin RC Winslow ER Maithel SK . A multi-institutional analysis of 429 patients undergoing major hepatectomy for colorectal cancer liver metastases: The impact of concomitant bile duct resection on survival. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Oct;112(5):524-8
[PubMed ID: 26496211]
Tran TB Worhunsky DJ Squires MH Jin LX Spolverato G Votanopoulos KI Cho CS Weber SM Schmidt C Levine EA Bloomston M Fields RC Pawlik TM Maithel SK Norton JA Poultsides GA . To Roux or not to Roux: a comparison between Roux-en-Y and Billroth II reconstruction following partial gastrectomy for gastric cancer. Gastric Cancer. 2015 Sep 23;
[PubMed ID: 26400843]
Squires MH 3rd Kooby DA Poultsides GA Weber SM Bloomston M Fields RC Pawlik TM Votanopoulos KI Schmidt CR Ejaz A Acher AW Worhunsky DJ Saunders N Levine EA Jin LX Cho CS Winslow ER Russell MC Staley CA Maithel SK . Effect of Perioperative Transfusion on Recurrence and Survival after Gastric Cancer Resection: A 7-Institution Analysis of 765 Patients from the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Sep;221(3):767-77
[PubMed ID: 26228017]
Gholami S Janson L Worhunsky DJ Tran TB Squires MH 3rd Jin LX Spolverato G Votanopoulos KI Schmidt C Weber SM Bloomston M Cho CS Levine EA Fields RC Pawlik TM Maithel SK Efron B Norton JA Poultsides GA . Number of Lymph Nodes Removed and Survival after Gastric Cancer Resection: An Analysis from the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Aug;221(2):291-9
[PubMed ID: 26206635]
Postlewait LM Squires MH 3rd Kooby DA Poultsides GA Weber SM Bloomston M Fields RC Pawlik TM Votanopoulos KI Schmidt CR Ejaz A Acher AW Worhunsky DJ Saunders N Swords D Jin LX Cho CS Winslow ER Cardona K Staley CA Maithel SK . The importance of the proximal resection margin distance for proximal gastric adenocarcinoma: A multi-institutional study of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Aug;112(2):203-7
[PubMed ID: 26272801]
Dann GC Squires MH 3rd Postlewait LM Kooby DA Poultsides GA Weber SM Bloomston M Fields RC Pawlik TM Votanopoulos KI Schmidt CR Ejaz A Acher AW Worhunsky DJ Saunders N Levine EA Jin LX Cho CS Winslow ER Russell MC Cardona K Staley CA Maithel SK . An assessment of feeding jejunostomy tube placement at the time of resection for gastric adenocarcinoma: A seven-institution analysis of 837 patients from the U.S. gastric cancer collaborative. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Aug;112(2):195-202
[PubMed ID: 26240027]
Ejaz A Spolverato G Kim Y Poultsides GA Fields RC Bloomston M Cho CS Votanopoulos K Maithel SK Pawlik TM . Impact of body mass index on perioperative outcomes and survival after resection for gastric cancer. J Surg Res. 2015 May 1;195(1):74-82
[PubMed ID: 25619462]
Squires MH 3rd Lad NL Fisher SB Kooby DA Weber SM Brinkman A Sarmiento JM Scoggins CR Egger ME Cardona K Cho CS Martin RC Russell MC Winslow E Staley CA 3rd Maithel SK . Value of primary operative drain placement after major hepatectomy: a multi-institutional analysis of 1,041 patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Apr;220(4):396-402
[PubMed ID: 25724607]