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Evie Carchman, MD

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(608) 263-2521

Clinical Science Center
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792-7375

(608) 252-0919

Evie Carchman, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Colorectal Surgery
Divisions of General Surgery


  • MD, Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 2006
  • General Surgery Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2013
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, 2014

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Evie Carchman is a fellowship-trained colon and rectal surgeon. She has special expertise in the treatment of colon cancer, rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, benign conditions of colon, rectum, and anus, and endoscopic treatment of colonic disease. Dr. Carchman utilizes minimally invasive techniques including laparoscopic and single incision laparoscopic surgery for the treatment of colon and rectal disease.

Dr. Carchman provides a wide range of services including Abdominoperineal Resection, Abscess Drainage, Endorectal Advancement Flap, Fistulotomy, Flap Repair, Hemorrhoid Banding, Hemorrhoidectomy, 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, Small Bowel Resection, Sphincter Repair (overlapping sphincteroplasty), Total Proctocolectomy, and Transanal Proctosigmoidectomy.

Research Interests

Dr. Carchman’s research interests focus on the pathogenesis and treatment of anal cancer.

Recent Publications
  • The role of pharmacologic modulation of autophagy on anal cancer development in an HPV mouse model of carcinogenesis.
    Rademacher BL, Matkowskyj KA, Meske LM, Romero A, Sleiman H, Carchman EH
    Virology 2017 Jul; 507():82-88.
    [PubMed ID: 28431282]
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  • Preoperative blood transfusion is a predictor of worse short-term postoperative outcomes after colectomy.
    Papageorge CM, Kennedy GD, Carchman EH
    Surgery 2017 Apr; 161(4):1067-1075.
    [PubMed ID: 27838105]
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  • Dysregulation of Autophagy Contributes to Anal Carcinogenesis.
    Carchman EH, Matkowskyj KA, Meske L, Lambert PF
    PLoS ONE 2016; 11(10):e0164273.
    [PubMed ID: 27706233, PMC ID: 5051741]
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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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  • National Trends in Short-term Outcomes Following Non-emergent Surgery for Diverticular Disease.
    Papageorge CM, Kennedy GD, Carchman EH
    J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2016 Jul; 20(7):1376-87.
    [PubMed ID: 27120447, PMC ID: 4916196]
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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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  • 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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  • Robotic-assisted resection of presacral sclerosing epithelioid fibrosarcoma.
    Carchman E, Gorgun E
    Tech Coloproctol 2015 Mar; 19(3):177-80.
    [PubMed ID: 25715787]
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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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  • Polymicrobial sepsis is associated with decreased hepatic oxidative phosphorylation and an altered metabolic profile.
    Whelan SP, Carchman EH, Kautza B, Nassour I, Mollen K, Escobar D, Gomez H, Rosengart MA, Shiva S, Zuckerbraun BS
    J. Surg. Res. 2014 Jan; 186(1):297-303.
    [PubMed ID: 24054495, PMC ID: 4027053]
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