Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Sharon M. Weber, MD, FACS

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Surgery (General)
Sharon M. Weber, MD, FACS

About

Dr. Weber trained at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, with dual fellowships in surgical oncology and hepatobiliary. She specializes in benign and malignant disorders of the liver, pancreas and bile duct in addition to gastric cancer, melanoma and sarcoma. Dr. Weber is actively involved in minimally-invasive approaches to cancer treatment, including both laparoscopic pancreas and liver surgery. She has been invited as a speaker/moderator at many national meetings, including the American College of Surgeons, the American Heptaopancreaticobiliary Association, Society of Surgical Oncology and Society of University Surgeons. She is the Tim and MaryAnn McKenzie Chair of Surgical Oncology, Director for Surgical Oncology, UW Carbone Cancer Center, Vice Chair, General Surgery and Professor.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Surgery
    Medical School
    • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI
    Fellowships

    Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 1999-2001

    Hepatobiliary, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2000-2001

    Residencies
    • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI
    Internships
    • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI

    Specialties

    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Benign Problems of the Liver, Pancreas or Bile Duct
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Bile Duct Resection
    • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal)
    • Colon and Rectal Cancer
    • Cytoreductive Surgery with Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)
    • Cytoreductive Surgery with Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)
    • Gastric Resection
    • Gastrointestinal Cancer
    • Hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery for Gallstones
    • Liver Cryoablation
    • Liver Resection
    • Melanoma Resection
    • Melanoma and Sarcoma Surgery
    • Pancreatectomy
    • Pancreatic Resection
    • Peritoneal Malignancies
    • Radiofrequency Ablation of the Liver
    • Sarcoma Resection
    • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
    • Small Bowel Cancer
    • Small Bowel Resection
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Resection
    • Whipple Procedure

    Research and publications

    Dr. Weber conducts translational and clinical research evaluating prognosticators of outcome in patients with liver, bile duct and liver tumors. She leads the UW Health surgical transitional care program, and conducts research designed to understand the challenges for patients in making the transition from surgery to full health in post-operative patients. She also conducts collaborative research studying the impact of frailty and pre-habilitation to optimize surgical outcomes.