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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
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
  • Phase I study to evaluate toxicity and feasibility of intratumoral injection of α-gal glycolipids in patients with advanced melanoma.
    Albertini MR, Ranheim EA, Zuleger CL, Sondel PM, Hank JA, Bridges A, Newton MA, McFarland T, Collins J, Clements E, Henry MB, Neuman HB, Weber S, Whalen G, Galili U
    Cancer Immunol. Immunother. 2016 May 20.
    [PubMed ID: 27207605]
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  • The Role of Intraoperative Pathologic Assessment in the Surgical Management of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ.
    Decker MR, Trentham-Dietz A, Loconte NK, Neuman HB, Smith MA, Punglia RS, Greenberg CC, Wilke LG
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2016 Mar 29.
    [PubMed ID: 27026436]
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  • Use of a novel statistical technique to examine the delivery of breast cancer follow-up care by different types of oncology providers.
    Neuman HB, Rathouz PJ, Winslow E, Weiss JM, LoConte NK, Lin CP, Wurm M, Smith MA, Schrag D, Greenberg CC
    J Eval Clin Pract 2016 Mar 17.
    [PubMed ID: 26991311]
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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. 2016 Feb 25.
    [PubMed ID: 26918640]
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  • Optimizing Cancer Care Delivery through Implementation Science.
    Adesoye T, Greenberg CC, Neuman HB
    Front Oncol 2016; 6():1.
    [PubMed ID: 26858933, PMC ID: 4729951]
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