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Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS

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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
  • Completion Dissection or Observation for Sentinel-Node Metastasis in Melanoma.
    Faries MB, Thompson JF, Cochran AJ, Andtbacka RH, Mozzillo N, Zager JS, Jahkola T, Bowles TL, Testori A, Beitsch PD, Hoekstra HJ, Moncrieff M, Ingvar C, Wouters MWJM, Sabel MS, Levine EA, Agnese D, Henderson M, Dummer R, Rossi CR, Neves RI, Trocha SD, Wright F, Byrd DR, Matter M, Hsueh E, MacKenzie-Ross A, Johnson DB, Terheyden P, Berger AC, Huston TL, Wayne JD, Smithers BM, Neuman HB, Schneebaum S, Gershenwald JE, Ariyan CE, Desai DC, Jacobs L, McMasters KM, Gesierich A, Hersey P, Bines SD, Kane JM, Barth RJ, McKinnon G, Farma JM, Schultz E, Vidal-Sicart S, Hoefer RA, Lewis JM, Scheri R, Kelley MC, Nieweg OE, Noyes RD, Hoon DSB, Wang HJ, Elashoff DA, Elashoff RM
    N. Engl. J. Med. 2017 06 08; 376(23):2211-2222.
    [PubMed ID: 28591523]
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  • Feasibility of Providing Web-Based Information to Breast Cancer Patients Prior to a Surgical Consult.
    Bruce JG, Tucholka JL, Steffens NM, Mahoney JE, Neuman HB
    J Cancer Educ 2017 Mar 30.
    [PubMed ID: 28361360]
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  • Utilization of preoperative endoscopic ultrasound for pancreatic adenocarcinoma.
    Schmocker RK, Vanness DJ, Greenberg CC, Havlena JA, LoConte NK, Weiss JM, Neuman HB, Leverson G, Smith MA, Winslow ER
    HPB (Oxford) 2017 May; 19(5):465-472.
    [PubMed ID: 28237627]
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  • 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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