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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
Box 7375, Clinical Science Center
Madison, WI 53792

Eugene F Foley, MD, FACS

Professor
Vice Chairman of Clinical Operations, General Surgery
Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program
Division of General Surgery

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
  • 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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  • Postoperative Ileus--More than Just Prolonged Length of Stay?
    Tevis SE, Carchman EH, Foley EF, Harms BA, Heise CP, Kennedy GD
    J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2015 Sep; 19(9):1684-90.
    [PubMed ID: 26105552]
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  • Rural Surgery--A Crisis in Wisconsin.
    Kent KC, Foley EF, Golden RN
    WMJ 2015 Apr; 114(2):81-2.
    [PubMed ID: 26756061]
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  • Characterizing readmission in ulcerative colitis patients undergoing restorative proctocolectomy.
    Hanzlik TP, Tevis SE, Suwanabol PA, Carchman EH, Harms BA, Heise CP, Foley EF, Kennedy GD
    J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2015 Mar; 19(3):564-9.
    [PubMed ID: 25560185, PMC ID: 4565166]
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  • Postoperative complications in patients with rectal cancer are associated with delays in chemotherapy that lead to worse disease-free and overall survival.
    Tevis SE, Kohlnhofer BM, Stringfield S, Foley EF, Harms BA, Heise CP, Kennedy GD
    Dis. Colon Rectum 2013 Dec; 56(12):1339-48.
    [PubMed ID: 24201387, PMC ID: 3884512]
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