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Caprice C. Greenberg, MD, MPH

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(608) 262-0395

MADISON, WI 53792-3284

Caprice C. Greenberg, MD, MPH

Director, Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program
Section of Breast Surgery
Division of General Surgery


  • BA, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1994
  • MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1998
  • General Surgery Residency, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 1998-2005
  • MPH, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2002
  • Fellow in Surgical Oncology, Dana-Farber/Partner Cancer Center, Boston, MA, 2005-2007

Research Interests

Dr. Greenberg’s research program is dedicated to improving the quality and safety of surgical care. She has two goals that guide her work: 1) to improve operative performance and patient safety; and 2) to decrease practice variation and engage patients and other stakeholders in promoting high quality surgical care for patients with cancer.

Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program (WiSOR)

Wisconsin Surgical Coaching Program

Wisconsin Vascular and Endovascular Research Network (WiVERN)

Recent Publications
  • The Continuum of Coaching: Opportunities for Surgical Improvement at All Levels.
    Greenberg CC, Klingensmith ME
    Ann. Surg. 2015 Aug; 262(2):217-9.
    [PubMed ID: 26164427]
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  • Using Human Factors and Systems Engineering to Evaluate Readmission after Complex Surgery.
    Acher AW, LeCaire TJ, Hundt AS, Greenberg CC, Carayon P, Kind AJ, Weber SM
    J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2015 Jul 6.
    [PubMed ID: 26228011]
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  • The use of error analysis to assess resident performance.
    D'Angelo AL, Law KE, Cohen ER, Greenberg JA, Kwan C, Greenberg C, Wiegmann DA, Pugh CM
    Surgery 2015 May 20.
    [PubMed ID: 26003910]
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  • Development of a list of high-risk operations for patients 65 years and older.
    Schwarze ML, Barnato AE, Rathouz PJ, Zhao Q, Neuman HB, Winslow ER, Kennedy GD, Hu YY, Dodgion CM, Kwok AC, Greenberg CC
    JAMA Surg 2015 Apr; 150(4):325-31.
    [PubMed ID: 25692282, PMC ID: 4414395]
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  • Surgical coaching for individual performance improvement.
    Greenberg CC, Ghousseini HN, Pavuluri Quamme SR, Beasley HL, Wiegmann DA
    Ann. Surg. 2015 Jan; 261(1):32-4.
    [PubMed ID: 24887977]
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