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Dr. Neuman specializes in surgical oncology with a focus on breast, melanoma and sarcoma. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the UW Health Breast Center.


Surgery (General)

Surgical Oncology

Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

Breast Biopsy

Breast Cancer

Breast Center

Breast Surgery

Cancer Surgeons



Melanoma and Sarcoma Surgery

Melanoma Cancer

Needle-localized Excision

Nipple-sparing Mastectomy


Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Skin-sparing Mastectomy


UW Carbone Cancer Center
(608) 266-6400 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 266-6400 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery

Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2007-2009

Residency University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
Medical School University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Tevis SE Steiman JG Neuman HB Greenberg CC Wilke LG Postoperative complications in combined gynecologic, plastic, and breast surgery: An analysis from National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Breast J . 2019 Nov;25(6):1111-1116
[PubMed ID: 31280491]
Stankowski-Drengler TJ Tucholka JL Bruce JG Steffens NM Schumacher JR Greenberg CC Wilke LG Hanlon B Steiman J Neuman HB A Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the Impact of Pre-Consultation Information on Patients' Perception of Information Conveyed and Satisfaction with the Decision-Making Process. Ann Surg Oncol . 2019 Oct;26(10):3275-3281
[PubMed ID: 31342375]
Vande Walle K Yang DY Stankowski-Drengler TJ Livingston-Rosanoff D Fernandes-Taylor S Schumacher JR Wilke LG Greenberg CC Neuman HB Breast Cancer Found Incidentally After Reduction Mammaplasty in Young Insured Women. Ann Surg Oncol . 2019 Sep 19;
[PubMed ID: 31538286]
Livingston-Rosanoff D Hanlon B Marka N Vande Walle K Stankowski-Drengler T Schumacher J Greenberg CC Neuman H Wilke LG Time to initiation of neo-adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer treatment does not influence patient survival: A study of US breast cancer patients. Breast J . 2019 Sep 12;
[PubMed ID: 31513322]
Livingston-Rosanoff D Schumacher J Vande Walle K Stankowski-Drengler T Greenberg CC Neuman H Wilke LG Does Tumor Size Predict Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in the Modern Era of Biologically Driven Treatment? A Nationwide Study of US Breast Cancer Patients. Clin Breast Cancer . 2019 Jun 6;
[PubMed ID: 31300338]
Cathcart-Rake EJ Zemla T Jatoi A Weaver KE Neuman H Kazak AE Carlos R Gansauer L Unger JM Pajewski NM Kamen C Acquisition of sexual orientation and gender identity data among NCI Community Oncology Research Program practice groups. Cancer . 2019 Apr 15;125(8):1313-1318
[PubMed ID: 30561776]
Carlos RC Sicks JD Chiles C Gansauer L Kamen CS Kazak AE Neuman HB Unger JM Weaver KE Lung Cancer Screening in the National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program: Availability and Service Organization. J Am Coll Radiol . 2019 Apr;16(4 Pt A):427-434
[PubMed ID: 30819455]
Carter S Neuman H Mamounas EP Bedrosian I Moulder S Montero AJ Jagsi R Debating the Optimal Approach to Nodal Management After Pathologic Complete Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients With Breast Cancer. Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book . 2019 Jan;39:42-48
[PubMed ID: 31099648]
Tevis SE Neuman HB Mittendorf EA Kuerer HM Bedrosian I DeSnyder SM Thompson AM Black DM Scoggins ME Sahin AA Hunt KK Caudle AS Multidisciplinary Intraoperative Assessment of Breast Specimens Reduces Number of Positive Margins. Ann Surg Oncol . 2018 Oct;25(10):2932-2938
[PubMed ID: 29947001]
Albertini MR Yang RK Ranheim EA Hank JA Zuleger CL Weber S Neuman H Hartig G Weigel T Mahvi D Henry MB Quale R McFarland T Gan J Carmichael L Kim K Loibner H Gillies SD Sondel PM Pilot trial of the hu14.18-IL2 immunocytokine in patients with completely resectable recurrent stage III or stage IV melanoma. Cancer Immunol Immunother . 2018 Oct;67(10):1647-1658
[PubMed ID: 30073390]
Bruce JG Tucholka JL Steffens NM Mahoney JE Neuman HB Feasibility of Providing Web-Based Information to Breast Cancer Patients Prior to a Surgical Consult. J Cancer Educ . 2018 Oct;33(5):1069-1074
[PubMed ID: 28361360]
Stankowski-Drengler TJ Neuman HB Cancer Care Delivery Research: A Path to Improving the Quality of Oncologic Surgical Care. Surg Oncol Clin N Am . 2018 Oct;27(4):653-663
[PubMed ID: 30213410]
Schumacher JR Neuman HB Chang GJ Kozower BD Edge SB Yu M Vanness DJ Si Y Jacobs EA Francescatti AB Spears PA Havlena J Adesoye T McKellar D Winchester D Burnside ES Greenberg CC Alliance ACS-CRP CCDR Breast Cancer Surveillance Working Group. A National Study of the Use of Asymptomatic Systemic Imaging for Surveillance Following Breast Cancer Treatment (AFT-01). Ann Surg Oncol . 2018 Sep;25(9):2587-2595
[PubMed ID: 29777402]
Taylor LJ Steiman J Schumacher JR Wilke LG Greenberg CC Neuman HB Surgical Management of Lobular Carcinoma In Situ: Analysis of the National Cancer Database. Ann Surg Oncol . 2018 Aug;25(8):2229-2234
[PubMed ID: 29855831]
Leal AD Van Houten H Sangaralingham L Freedman RA Jemal A Neuman HB Haddad TC Mutter RW Keegan THM Mougalian SS Loprinzi CL Gross CP Shah N Ruddy KJ Breast Cancer Survivorship Care Variations Between Adjuvant Chemotherapy Regimens. Clin Breast Cancer . 2018 Aug;18(4):e513-e520
[PubMed ID: 29054689]
Adesoye T Schumacher JR Neuman HB Edge S McKellar D Winchester DP Francescatti AB Greenberg CC Alliance ACS-CRP CCDR Breast Cancer Surveillance Working Group. Use of Breast Imaging After Treatment for Locoregional Breast Cancer (AFT-01). Ann Surg Oncol . 2018 Jun;25(6):1502-1511
[PubMed ID: 29450753]
Tucholka JL Jacobson N Steffens NM Schumacher JR Tevaarwerk AJ Anderson B Wilke LG Greenberg CC Neuman HB Breast cancer survivor's perspectives on the role different providers play in follow-up care. Support Care Cancer . 2018 Jun;26(6):2015-2022
[PubMed ID: 29332175]
Ruddy KJ Sangaralingham L Freedman RA Mougalian SS Neuman H Greenberg C Jemal A Duma N Haddad TC Lemaine V Ghosh K Hieken TJ Hunt K Vachon C Gross CP Shah ND Adherence to Guidelines for Breast Surveillance in Breast Cancer Survivors. J Natl Compr Canc Netw . 2018 May;16(5):526-534
[PubMed ID: 29752327]
Neuman HB Schumacher JR Francescatti AB Adesoye T Edge SB Vanness DJ Yu M McKellar D Winchester DP Greenberg CC Alliance/American College of Surgeons Clinical Research Program Cancer Care Delivery Research Breast Cancer Surveillance Working Group. Risk of Synchronous Distant Recurrence at Time of Locoregional Recurrence in Patients With Stage II and III Breast Cancer (AFT-01). J Clin Oncol . 2018 Apr 1;36(10):975-980
[PubMed ID: 29384721]
Huenerberg KJ Anderson BM Tevaarwerk AJ Neuman HB Wilke LG Seaborne LA Sesto M Integrating survivorship care planning in radiation oncology workflow. J Community Support Oncol . 2018 Mar-Apr;16(2):e66-e71
[PubMed ID: 30631797]