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Caprice C. Greenberg, MD, MPH

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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
Division of Surgical Oncology
Divisions 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

Recent Publications
  • Variation in the Types of Providers Participating in Breast Cancer Follow-Up Care: A SEER-Medicare Analysis.
    Neuman HB, Schumacher JR, Schneider DF, Winslow ER, Busch RA, Tucholka JL, Smith MA, Greenberg CC
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2016 Oct 5.
    [PubMed ID: 27709403]
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  • Evaluating Patient Usability of an Image-Based Mobile Health Platform for Postoperative Wound Monitoring.
    Gunter R, Fernandes-Taylor S, Mahnke A, Awoyinka L, Schroeder C, Wiseman J, Sullivan S, Bennett K, Greenberg C, Kent KC
    JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2016 Sep 28; 4(3):e113.
    [PubMed ID: 27683059]
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  • Utilization of surgical treatment for local and locoregional esophageal cancer: Analysis of the National Cancer Data Base.
    Taylor LJ, Greenberg CC, Lidor AO, Leverson GE, Maloney JD, Macke RA
    Cancer 2016 Sep 28.
    [PubMed ID: 27680893]
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  • Investigating Teamwork in the Operating Room: Engaging Stakeholders and Setting the Agenda.
    Frasier LL, Pavuluri Quamme SR, Becker A, Booth S, Gutt A, Wiegmann D, Greenberg CC
    JAMA Surg 2016 Sep 28.
    [PubMed ID: 27682029]
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  • Reexcision Surgery for Breast Cancer: An Analysis of the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) Mastery(SM) Database Following the SSO-ASTRO "No Ink on Tumor" Guidelines.
    Schulman AM, Mirrielees JA, Leverson G, Landercasper J, Greenberg C, Wilke LG
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2016 Aug 31.
    [PubMed ID: 27581607]
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