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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
  • Temporal Trends in Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy and Breast Reconstruction Associated With Changes in National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines.
    Frasier LL, Holden S, Holden T, Schumacher JR, Leverson G, Anderson B, Greenberg CC, Neuman HB
    JAMA Oncol 2015 Nov 5; ():1-7.
    [PubMed ID: 26539936]
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  • Oncologists' Perspectives of Their Roles and Responsibilities During Multi-disciplinary Breast Cancer Follow-Up.
    Neuman HB, Steffens NM, Jacobson N, Tevaarwerk A, Anderson B, Wilke LG, Greenberg CC
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2015 Oct 16.
    [PubMed ID: 26474556]
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  • Surgeons' Leadership Styles and Team Behavior in the Operating Room.
    Hu YY, Parker SH, Lipsitz SR, Arriaga AF, Peyre SE, Corso KA, Roth EM, Yule SJ, Greenberg CC
    J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2015 Oct 16.
    [PubMed ID: 26481409]
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  • Challenges in Reducing Surgical "Never Events".
    Berger ER, Greenberg CC, Bilimoria KY
    JAMA 2015 Oct 6; 314(13):1386-7.
    [PubMed ID: 26441183]
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  • 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, PMC ID: 4558915]
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