Skip to Content
Caprice C. Greenberg, MD, MPH

Surgical Services

Contact Dr. Greenberg


(608) 262-0395

MADISON, WI 53792-3284

Caprice C. Greenberg, MD, MPH

Morgridge Distinguished Chair in Health Services Research
Vice Chair of Research, Department of Surgery
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
  • Measures of Appropriateness and Value for Breast Surgeons and Their Patients: The American Society of Breast Surgeons Choosing Wisely (®) Initiative.
    Landercasper J, Bailey L, Berry TS, Buras RR, Degnim AC, Fayanju OM, Froman J, Gass J, Greenberg C, Mautner SK, Krontiras H, Rao R, Sowden M, Tjoe JA, Wexelman B, Wilke L, Chen SL
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2016 Jun 22.
    [PubMed ID: 27334216]
    More Information
  • Current Trends in the Management of Phyllodes Tumors of the Breast.
    Adesoye T, Neuman HB, Wilke LG, Schumacher JR, Steiman J, Greenberg CC
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2016 Jun 22.
    [PubMed ID: 27334214]
    More Information
  • A marker-less technique for measuring kinematics in the operating room.
    Frasier LL, Azari DP, Ma Y, Pavuluri Quamme SR, Radwin RG, Pugh CM, Yen TY, Chen CH, Greenberg CC
    Surgery 2016 Jun 21.
    [PubMed ID: 27342198]
    More Information
  • Surgical skill in bariatric surgery: Does skill in one procedure predict outcomes for another?
    Varban OA, Greenberg CC, Schram J, Ghaferi AA, Thumma JR, Carlin AM, Dimick JB, Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative
    Surgery 2016 Jun 17.
    [PubMed ID: 27324569]
    More Information
  • Trajectories and Prognosis of Older Patients Who Have Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation After High-Risk Surgery.
    Nabozny MJ, Barnato AE, Rathouz PJ, Havlena JA, Kind AJ, Ehlenbach WJ, Zhao Q, Ronk K, Smith MA, Greenberg CC, Schwarze ML
    Crit. Care Med. 2016 Jun; 44(6):1091-7.
    [PubMed ID: 26841105, PMC ID: 4868766]
    More Information Copyright © 2016 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System