Charles P. Heise

  • Surgery (General)
  • Surgical Oncology
Charles P. Heise, MD, FACS


Dr. Heise is certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and by the American Board of Surgery. His specialties include the surgical treatment of colon and rectal cancer(s), diverticulitis, and inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis). He performs laparoscopic bowel surgery for benign and malignant diseases. In addition, he performs ultrasound staging of rectal cancer and provides testing and surgical treatment for many pelvic floor disorders, including fecal incontinence.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation
  • Department of Surgery, Colorectal Surgery

Practice locations

  • Digestive Health Center - Colorectal Surgery Clinic
    • 750 University Row / Madison, WI
    • (608) 242-2800
    • Closed now
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  • Digestive Health Center - Interdisciplinary Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic
    • 750 University Row / Madison, WI
    • (608) 890-5000
    • Closed now
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery
Medical School
  • University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN

Specialist Registrar, Surgery, Cheltenham General Hospital, Cheltenham, England, 2000-2001

Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Minnesota Affiliated Hospitals, Minneapolis, MN, 2001-2002

  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI


  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Hand Assisted Laparoscopy
  • Open Colon Surgery
  • Open Rectal Surgery
  • Total Proctocolectomy and Ileal Pouch
  • Ileal Pouch Reconstruction
  • Hemorrhoidectomy for Hemorrhoids
  • Banding of Hemorrhoids
  • Stapled Hemorrhoid Surgery
  • Anal Sphincter Reconstruction
  • Sphincter Sparing Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery for Gallstones
  • Colon Resection
  • Low Anterior Resection
  • Transrectal Ultrasound
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery - Specialists
  • Rectal Cancer Surgery
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy
  • Transrectal Endoscopic Microsurgery

Research and publications

Dr. Heise’s current clinical research interests include patient outcome and function after surgical treatment of colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. His research laboratory focuses on novel delivery of cytokines for treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.