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Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS

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E-mail:
neuman@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone:
(608) 263-2521

Mail:
600 HIGHLAND AVENUE
BX7375 CLINICAL SCIENCE CNTR
Madison, WI 53792

Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS

Associate Professor
Section of Surgical Oncology
Division 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
  • Temporal Trends in Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy and Breast Reconstruction Associated With Changes in National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines.
    Frasier LL, Holden S, Holden T, Schumacher JR, Leverson G, Anderson B, Greenberg CC, Neuman HB
    JAMA Oncol 2016 Jan 1; 2(1):95-101.
    [PubMed ID: 26539936, PMC ID: 4713236]
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  • Training High-Volume Melanoma Surgeons to Perform a Novel Minimally Invasive Inguinal Lymphadenectomy: 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, Jake Allred JB, Suman VJ, Grotz TE, Zendejas B, Wayne JD, Tyler DS
    J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2015 Nov 25.
    [PubMed ID: 26711792]
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  • Oncologists' Perspectives of Their Roles and Responsibilities During Multi-disciplinary Breast Cancer Follow-Up.
    Neuman HB, Steffens NM, Jacobson N, Tevaarwerk A, Anderson B, Wilke LG, Greenberg CC
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2015 Oct 16.
    [PubMed ID: 26474556]
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  • Quality of online information to support patient decision-making in breast cancer surgery.
    Bruce JG, Tucholka JL, Steffens NM, Neuman HB
    J Surg Oncol 2015 Nov; 112(6):575-80.
    [PubMed ID: 26417898, PMC ID: 4675620]
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  • Development of a list of high-risk operations for patients 65 years and older.
    Schwarze ML, Barnato AE, Rathouz PJ, Zhao Q, Neuman HB, Winslow ER, Kennedy GD, Hu YY, Dodgion CM, Kwok AC, Greenberg CC
    JAMA Surg 2015 Apr; 150(4):325-31.
    [PubMed ID: 25692282, PMC ID: 4414395]
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