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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

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
  • 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]
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  • The Role of Intraoperative Pathologic Assessment in the Surgical Management of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ.
    Decker MR, Trentham-Dietz A, Loconte NK, Neuman HB, Smith MA, Punglia RS, Greenberg CC, Wilke LG
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2016 Mar 29.
    [PubMed ID: 27026436]
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  • Use of a novel statistical technique to examine the delivery of breast cancer follow-up care by different types of oncology providers.
    Neuman HB, Rathouz PJ, Winslow E, Weiss JM, LoConte NK, Lin CP, Wurm M, Smith MA, Schrag D, Greenberg CC
    J Eval Clin Pract 2016 Mar 17.
    [PubMed ID: 26991311]
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  • Practice variations in voice treatment selection following vocal fold mucosal resection.
    Moore JE, Rathouz PJ, Havlena JA, Zhao Q, Dailey SH, Smith MA, Greenberg CC, Welham NV
    Laryngoscope 2016 Mar 12.
    [PubMed ID: 26972900]
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  • Predictors of Six-month Change in the Voice Handicap Index in a Treatment-seeking Population.
    Moore J, Greenberg C, Thibeault SL
    J Voice 2016 Mar 4.
    [PubMed ID: 26952321]
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