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Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS

Contact Dr. Neuman

E-mail:
neuman@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone:
(608) 265-5852

Mail:
600 Highland Avenue
Box 7375, Clinical Science Center
Madison, WI 53792

Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS

Associate Professor
Division of Surgical Oncology
Divisions of General Surgery

Education

  • MD, University of Pittsburg School of Medicine, Pittsburg, PA, 2000
  • Surgical Oncology Fellow, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2007-2009
  • Residency in General Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 2000-2005
  • National Research Service Award Fellow, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, 2005-2007
  • Research Fellow in Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2005-2007
  • MS, Weill Graduate School in Medical Sciences of Cornell University, New York, NY, 2007

Research Interests

Dr. Neuman’s research focuses on patient-oriented clinical outcomes including patient decision-making, quality of life and survivorship.

Active Clinical Trials
  • A Phase III Multicenter Randomized Trial of Sentinel Lymphadenectomy and Complete Lymph Node Dissection Versus Sentinel Lymphadenectomy Alone in Cutaneous Melanoma Patients With Molecular or Histopathological Evidence of Metastases in the Sentinel Node
    Principal Investigator(s): Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS
    Status: Active, not recruiting
    [ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT00297895]
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  • A Phase III Multicenter Randomized Trial of Sentinel Lymphadenectomy and Complete Lymph Node Dissection Versus Sentinel Lymphadenectomy Alone in Cutaneous Melanoma Patients With Molecular or Histopathological Evidence of Metastases in the Sentinel Node
    Principal Investigator(s): Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS
    Status: Active, not recruiting
    [ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT00389571]
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  • A Phase II Study Evaluating the Role of Sentinel Lymph Node Surgery and Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Following Preoperative Chemotherapy in Women With Node Positive Breast Cancer (T1-4, N1-2, M0) at Initial Diagnosis
    Principal Investigator(s): Catherine W Beckman, MD, Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS, Lee G Wilke, MD, FACS
    Status: Active, not recruiting
    [ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT00881361]
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  • MILND in Patients with Melanoma
    Principal Investigator(s): Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS
    Status: New
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Recent Publications
  • Safety and Feasibility of Minimally Invasive Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection in Patients With Melanoma (SAFE-MILND): Report of a Prospective Multi-institutional Trial.
    Jakub JW, Terando AM, Sarnaik A, Ariyan CE, Faries MB, Zani S, Neuman HB, Wasif N, Farma JM, Averbook BJ, Bilimoria KY, Grotz TE, Allred JB, Suman VJ, Brady MS, Tyler D, Wayne JD, Nelson H
    Ann. Surg. 2017 Jan; 265(1):192-196.
    [PubMed ID: 28009745, PMC ID: 4999343]
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  • Laparoscopic skill assessment of practicing surgeons prior to enrollment in a surgical trial of a new laparoscopic procedure.
    Zendejas B, Jakub JW, Terando AM, Sarnaik A, Ariyan CE, Faries MB, Zani S, Neuman HB, Wasif N, Farma JM, Averbook BJ, Bilimoria KY, Tyler D, Brady MS, Farley DR
    Surg Endosc 2016 Dec 07.
    [PubMed ID: 27928664]
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  • 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. 2017 Mar; 24(3):683-691.
    [PubMed ID: 27709403]
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  • Utility of Clinical Breast Examinations in Detecting Local-Regional Breast Events After Breast-Conservation in Women with a Personal History of High-Risk Breast Cancer.
    Neuman HB, Schumacher JR, Francescatti AB, Adesoye T, Edge SB, Burnside ES, Vanness DJ, Yu M, Si Y, McKellar D, Winchester DP, Greenberg CC
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2016 Oct; 23(10):3385-91.
    [PubMed ID: 27491784, PMC ID: 5015646]
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  • Oncologists' perceived barriers to an expanded role for primary care in breast cancer survivorship care.
    Neuman HB, Jacobs EA, Steffens NM, Jacobson N, Tevaarwerk A, Wilke LG, Tucholka J, Greenberg CC
    Cancer Med 2016 Sep; 5(9):2198-204.
    [PubMed ID: 27356781, PMC ID: 5055160]
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