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Eugene F Foley, MD, FACS

Contact Dr. Foley

E-mail:
foleyc@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone:
(608) 263-2521

Mail:
600 Highland Avenue
MC 7375
Madison, WI 53792

Eugene F Foley, MD, FACS

Professor and Chief, Division of Colorectal Surgery
Vice Chairman of Clinical Operations, Divisions of General Surgery
Program Director, Divisions of General Surgery Residency Program

Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1985
  • Residency, General Surgery, New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA, 1985-1991
  • Fellowship, Surgical Endoscopy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1989
  • Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA, 1992-1993

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Foley is certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He specializes in the treatment of diseases of the colon and rectum, including colon and rectal cancer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and diverticulitis. His practice includes diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy as well as the use of laparoscopy in the surgical treatment of colonic disease.

Dr. Foley provides a wide range of services including Abdominoperineal Resection, Abscess Drainage, Appendectomy, Colonoscopic Excision, Endorectal Advancement Flap, Excision / Fulguration of Condyloma, Fistulotomy, Flap Repair, Hemorrhoid Banding, Hemorrhoidectomy, Ileal Pouch Reconstruction, Ileocolic Resection, Laparoscopic and Open Partial Colectomy, Laparoscopic and Open Rectopexy, Laparoscopic and Open Sigmoid Resection, Laparoscopic and Open Total Colectomy, Lateral Internal Sphincterotomy, Lower Anterior Resection (LAR), Pilonidal Cyst Excision, PPH Stapling, (show all).

Research Interests

Dr. Foley’s research interests focus on clinical trials designed to improve the surgical care of colorectal disease, through process improvement or the application of novel therapeutic techniques.

Recent Publications
  • Integrating Postoperative Feedback Into Workflow: Perceived Practices and Barriers.
    Nathwani JN, Glarner CE, Law KE, McDonald RJ, Zelenski AB, Greenberg JA, Foley EF
    J Surg Educ 2016 Nov 25.
    [PubMed ID: 27894938]
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  • The Feasibility of Real-Time Intraoperative Performance Assessment With SIMPL (System for Improving and Measuring Procedural Learning): Early Experience From a Multi-institutional Trial.
    Bohnen JD, George BC, Williams RG, Schuller MC, DaRosa DA, Torbeck L, Mullen JT, Meyerson SL, Auyang ED, Chipman JG, Choi JN, Choti MA, Endean ED, Foley EF, Mandell SP, Meier AH, Smink DS, Terhune KP, Wise PE, Soper NJ, Zwischenberger JB, Lillemoe KD, Dunnington GL, Fryer JP, Procedural Learning and Safety Collaborative (PLSC)
    J Surg Educ 2016 Nov - Dec; 73(6):e118-e130.
    [PubMed ID: 27886971]
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  • Evaluating the effectiveness of a mock oral educational program.
    Fischer LE, Snyder M, Sullivan SA, Foley EF, Greenberg JA
    J. Surg. Res. 2016 Oct; 205(2):305-11.
    [PubMed ID: 27664877]
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  • Does Anastomotic Leak Contribute to High Failure-to-rescue Rates?
    Tevis SE, Carchman EH, Foley EF, Heise CP, Harms BA, Kennedy GD
    Ann. Surg. 2016 Jun; 263(6):1148-51.
    [PubMed ID: 26587851]
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  • Short-term outcomes of minimally invasive versus open colectomy for colon cancer.
    Papageorge CM, Zhao Q, Foley EF, Harms BA, Heise CP, Carchman EH, Kennedy GD
    J. Surg. Res. 2016 Jul; 204(1):83-93.
    [PubMed ID: 27451872]
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