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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


University Hospital
(608) 266-6400 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
UW Carbone Cancer Center
(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
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]
Tucholka JL Yang DY Bruce JG Steffens NM Schumacher JR Greenberg CC Wilke LG Steiman J Neuman HB A Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the Impact of Web-Based Information on Breast Cancer Patients' Knowledge of Surgical Treatment Options. J Am Coll Surg . 2018 Feb;226(2):126-133
[PubMed ID: 29246705]
Chu BS Koffi W Hoehn RS Ertel A Shah SA Ahmad SA Sussman JJ Neuman HB Abbott DE Improvement and persistent disparities in completion lymph node dissection: Lessons from the National Cancer Database. J Surg Oncol . 2017 Dec;116(8):1176-1184
[PubMed ID: 28743173]
Schumacher JR Taylor LJ Tucholka JL Poore S Eggen A Steiman J Wilke LG Greenberg CC Neuman HB Socioeconomic Factors Associated with Post-Mastectomy Immediate Reconstruction in a Contemporary Cohort of Breast Cancer Survivors. Ann Surg Oncol . 2017 Oct;24(10):3017-3023
[PubMed ID: 28766209]
Zendejas B Jakub JW Terando AM Sarnaik A Ariyan CE Faries MB Zani S Jr Neuman HB Wasif N Farma JM Averbook BJ Bilimoria KY Tyler D Brady MS Farley DR Laparoscopic skill assessment of practicing surgeons prior to enrollment in a surgical trial of a new laparoscopic procedure. Surg Endosc . 2017 Aug;31(8):3313-3319
[PubMed ID: 27928664]
Faries MB Thompson JF Cochran AJ Andtbacka RH Mozzillo N Zager JS Jahkola T Bowles TL Testori A Beitsch PD Hoekstra HJ Moncrieff M Ingvar C Wouters MWJM Sabel MS Levine EA Agnese D Henderson M Dummer R Rossi CR Neves RI Trocha SD Wright F Byrd DR Matter M Hsueh E MacKenzie-Ross A Johnson DB Terheyden P Berger AC Huston TL Wayne JD Smithers BM Neuman HB Schneebaum S Gershenwald JE Ariyan CE Desai DC Jacobs L McMasters KM Gesierich A Hersey P Bines SD Kane JM Barth RJ McKinnon G Farma JM Schultz E Vidal-Sicart S Hoefer RA Lewis JM Scheri R Kelley MC Nieweg OE Noyes RD Hoon DSB Wang HJ Elashoff DA Elashoff RM Completion Dissection or Observation for Sentinel-Node Metastasis in Melanoma. N Engl J Med . 2017 Jun 8;376(23):2211-2222
[PubMed ID: 28591523]