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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

University Hospital
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University Hospital
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UW Carbone Cancer Center
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Regional Specialty Clinics

SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center (Rockford)
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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 2016

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
Contreras A Sen S Tatar AJ Mahvi DA Meyers JV Srinand P Suresh M Cho CS . Enhanced local and systemic anti-melanoma CD8+ T cell responses after memory T cell-based adoptive immunotherapy in mice. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2016 May;65(5):601-11
[PubMed ID: 27011014]
Acher AW Squires MH Fields RC Poultsides GA Schmidt C Votanopoulos KI Pawlik TM Jin LX Ejaz A Kooby DA Bloomston M Worhunsky D Levine EA Saunders N Winslow E Cho CS Leverson G Maithel SK Weber SM . Readmission Following Gastric Cancer Resection: Risk Factors and Survival. J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Apr 21;
[PubMed ID: 27102802]
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. 2016 Apr;23(4):1225-33
[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. 2016 Apr;23(4):1203-11
[PubMed ID: 26530447]
Wang A Squires MH 3rd Melis M Poultsides GA Norton JA Jin LX Fields RC Spolverato G Pawlik TM Votanopoulos KI Levine EA Schmidt C Bloomston M Cho CS Weber S Berman R Pachter HL Newman E Staley CA Maithel SK Hatzaras I . Stage-Specific Prognostic Effect of Race in Patients with Resectable Gastric Adenocarcinoma: An 8-Institution Study of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Apr;222(4):633-43
[PubMed ID: 26905187]
Parikh AA Maiga A Bentrem D Squires MH 3rd Kooby DA Maithel SK Weber SM Cho CS Katz M Martin RC Scoggins CR Sutton J Ahmad SA Abbott DE Carr J Kim HJ Yakoub D Idrees K Merchant N . Adjuvant Therapy in Pancreas Cancer: Does It Influence Patterns of Recurrence? J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Apr;222(4):448-56
[PubMed ID: 26895735]
Cho CS . Oncologic Hepatic Surgery: Appreciating the Landscape. Surg Clin North Am. 2016 Apr;96(2):xv-xvi
[PubMed ID: 27017872]
Jin LX Sanford DE Squires MH 3rd Moses LE Yan Y Poultsides GA Votanopoulos KI Weber SM Bloomston M Pawlik TM Hawkins WG Linehan DC Schmidt C Worhunsky DJ Acher AW Cardona K Cho CS Kooby DA Levine EA Winslow E Saunders N Spolverato G Colditz GA Maithel SK Fields RC . Interaction of Postoperative Morbidity and Receipt of Adjuvant Therapy on Long-Term Survival After Resection for Gastric Adenocarcinoma: Results From the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Mar 22;
[PubMed ID: 27006126]
Randle RW 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 . Optimal extent of lymphadenectomy for gastric adenocarcinoma: A 7-institution study of the U.S. gastric cancer collaborative. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Mar 21;
[PubMed ID: 26996496]
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]
Postlewait LM Squires MH 3rd Kooby DA Weber SM Scoggins CR Cardona K Cho CS Martin RC Winslow ER Maithel SK . The relationship of blood transfusion with peri-operative and long-term outcomes after major hepatectomy for metastatic colorectal cancer: a multi-institutional study of 456 patients. HPB (Oxford). 2016 Feb;18(2):192-9
[PubMed ID: 26902139]
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:S817-21
[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:S832-9
[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:S840-7
[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:S888-97
[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]
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]