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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Winslow is certified by the American Board of Surgery. Dually trained in surgical oncology and transplant surgery, she specializes in hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) surgery. Her clinical interests include pancreatic cancer, cholangiocarcinoma, liver metastases, gall bladder cancer and biliary injuries. She performs open surgery to include pancreaticoduodenectomy, liver resection, distal pancreatectomy and bile duct resection. She also employs minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat problems of the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder and pancreas. These include laparoscopic liver and pancreas resection, as well as ablation techniques.


Surgery (General)

Surgical Oncology

Ablation of Liver Tumors

Biliary Injuries

Cancer Surgeons


Colon and Rectal Cancer

Cytoreductive Surgery with Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)

Gastric Resection

Gastrointestinal Cancer

Gastrointestinal Cancer (Colon and Rectal, Esophageal, Liver, Pancreatic)

Hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) Surgery

Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery for Gallstones

Laparoscopic Liver Resection

Laparoscopic Liver Surgery

Laparoscopic Pancreas Surgery

Liver Cancer

Liver Metastases

Liver Resection


Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Resection

Removal of Neuroendocrine Tumors

Repair of Bile Duct Injuries

Resection of Gallbladder Cancer

Small Bowel Resection

Stomach Cancer

Whipple Procedure


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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital
UnityPoint Health - Meriter
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial
Stoughton Hospital

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery

Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery, Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO, 2007

Transplant Surgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, 2009

Residency Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Internship Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
Medical School Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Winslow's research interests are largely clinical and center around patients with pancreatic cancer, neuroendocrine tumors, and colorectal cancer metastatic to the liver. In addition, she is interested in outcomes studies in patients with hepatobiliary malignancies. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Investigation at the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.

PubMed Articles
Rahnemai-Azar AA Cloyd JM Weber SM Dillhoff M Schmidt C Winslow ER Pawlik TM Update on Liver Failure Following Hepatic Resection: Strategies for Prediction and Avoidance of Post-operative Liver Insufficiency. J Clin Transl Hepatol . 2018 Mar 28;6(1):97-104
[PubMed ID: 29577036]
Philips P Kooby DA Maithel S Merchant NB Weber SM Winslow ER Ahmad S Kim HJ Scoggins CR McMasters KM Martin RCG 2nd Grading Using Ki-67 Index and Mitotic Rate Increases the Prognostic Accuracy of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors. Pancreas . 2018 Mar;47(3):326-331
[PubMed ID: 29351120]
Smith JD Berkel C Jordan N Atkins DC Narayanan SS Gallo C Grimm KJ Dishion TJ Mauricio AM Rudo-Stern J Meachum MK Winslow E Bruening MM An individually tailored family-centered intervention for pediatric obesity in primary care: study protocol of a randomized type II hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial (Raising Healthy Children study). Implement Sci . 2018 Jan 15;13(1):11
[PubMed ID: 29334983]
Frydrychowicz A Roldan-Alzate A Winslow E Consigny D Campo CA Motosugi U Johnson KM Wieben O Reeder SB Comparison of radial 4D Flow-MRI with perivascular ultrasound to quantify blood flow in the abdomen and introduction of a porcine model of pre-hepatic portal hypertension. Eur Radiol . 2017 Dec;27(12):5316-5324
[PubMed ID: 28656461]
Fisher AV Fernandes-Taylor S Campbell-Flohr SA Clarkson SJ Winslow ER Abbott DE Weber SM 30-day Readmission After Pancreatic Resection: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Meta-analysis. Ann Surg . 2017 Aug;266(2):242-250
[PubMed ID: 28323675]
Schmocker RK Cherney Stafford LM Winslow ER Disease severity and treatment does not affect satisfaction in diverticulitis. J Surg Res . 2017 Jul;215:1-5
[PubMed ID: 28688633]
Schmocker RK Vanness DJ Greenberg CC Havlena JA LoConte NK Weiss JM Neuman HB Leverson G Smith MA Winslow ER Utilization of preoperative endoscopic ultrasound for pancreatic adenocarcinoma. HPB (Oxford) . 2017 May;19(5):465-472
[PubMed ID: 28237627]
Salem AI Winslow ER Current technical aspects of oncological hepatic surgery. Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int . 2017 Apr;16(2):147-154
[PubMed ID: 28381377]
Kinner S Schubert TB Nocerino EA Hynes S Colgan TJ Loeffler AG Brace C Reeder SB Winslow E MR visible localization device for radiographic-pathologic correlation of surgical specimens. Magn Reson Imaging . 2017 Apr;37:159-163
[PubMed ID: 27899330]
Neuman HB Schumacher JR Schneider DF Winslow ER Busch RA Tucholka JL Smith MA Greenberg CC Variation in the Types of Providers Participating in Breast Cancer Follow-Up Care: A SEER-Medicare Analysis. Ann Surg Oncol . 2017 Mar;24(3):683-691
[PubMed ID: 27709403]
Spolverato G Bagante F Ethun CG Poultsides G Tran T Idrees K Isom CA Fields RC Krasnick B Winslow E Cho C Martin RC Scoggins CR Shen P Mogal HD Schmidt C Beal E Hatzaras I Shenoy R Maithel SK Pawlik TM Defining the Chance of Statistical Cure Among Patients with Extrahepatic Biliary Tract Cancer. World J Surg . 2017 Jan;41(1):224-231
[PubMed ID: 27549595]
Neuman HB Rathouz PJ Winslow E Weiss JM LoConte NK Lin CP Wurm M Smith MA Schrag D Greenberg CC Use of a novel statistical technique to examine the delivery of breast cancer follow-up care by different types of oncology providers. J Eval Clin Pract . 2016 Oct;22(5):737-44
[PubMed ID: 26991311]
Schmocker RK Holden SE Vang X Lumpkin ST Cherney Stafford LM Leverson GE Winslow ER The number of inpatient consultations is negatively correlated with patient satisfaction in patients with prolonged hospital stays. Am J Surg . 2016 Aug;212(2):282-8
[PubMed ID: 26792276]
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 Aug;23(8):2398-408
[PubMed ID: 27006126]
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 Jul;20(7):1284-94
[PubMed ID: 27102802]
Abbott DE Martin G Kooby DA Merchant NB Squires MH Maithel SK Weber SM Winslow ER Cho CS Bentrem DJ Kim HJ Scoggins CR Martin RC Parikh AA Hawkins WG Ahmad SA Perception Is Reality: quality metrics in pancreas surgery - a Central Pancreas Consortium (CPC) analysis of 1399 patients. HPB (Oxford) . 2016 May;18(5):462-9
[PubMed ID: 27154811]
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]
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 RCG 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):192-199
[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]