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Margaret L Schwarze, MD

Contact Dr. Schwarze

E-mail:
schwarze@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone:
(608) 265-4420

Mail:
600 HIGHLAND AVE
BX3236 CLINICAL SCIENCE CNTR-H4
MADISON, WI 53792-3284

Margaret L Schwarze, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Vascular Surgery

Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston , MA, 1995
  • Residency in Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1996-2002
  • Research Fellowship, Transplantation Biology Research Center, Boston, MA, 1998-2000
  • Fellowship in Vascular Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL, 2002-2004
  • Fellowship in Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL, 2003-2004

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Schwarze specializes in vascular and endovascular surgery. She is board certified in both general surgery and vascular surgery.

Dr. Schwarze provides a wide range of services including Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair - Endovascular, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair - Open, Amputation, Angioplasty With Stent Placement, Carotid Endartecotomy, Carotid Stenting, Extended Efforts in Limb Salvage, Peripheral Artery Bypass, and Varicose Vein Treatment.

Research Interests

Dr. Schwarze’s research interests include clinical medical ethics and health services research.

Recent Publications
  • It's big surgery: preoperative expressions of risk, responsibility, and commitment to treatment after high-risk operations.
    Pecanac KE, Kehler JM, Brasel KJ, Cooper Z, Steffens NM, McKneally MF, Schwarze ML
    Ann. Surg. 2014 Mar; 259(3):458-63.
    [PubMed ID: 24253139, PMC ID: 3936655]
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  • A survey of preferences regarding surgical approach to thyroid surgery.
    Coorough NE, Schneider DF, Rosen MW, Sippel RS, Chen H, Schwarze ML, Mazeh H
    World J Surg 2014 Mar; 38(3):696-703.
    [PubMed ID: 24366272, PMC ID: 3936669]
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  • Respecting autonomy in the setting of acute traumatic quadriplegia.
    Taub AL, Keune JD, Kodner IJ, Schwarze ML
    Surgery 2014 Feb; 155(2):355-60.
    [PubMed ID: 24579092]
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  • Palliative Surgery for Malignant Bowel Obstruction From Carcinomatosis: A Systematic Review.
    Paul Olson TJ, Pinkerton C, Brasel KJ, Schwarze ML
    JAMA Surg 2014 Jan 29.
    [PubMed ID: 24477929]
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  • Failure-to-Pursue Rescue: Truly a Failure?
    Olson TJ, Schwarze ML
    Ann. Surg. 2013 Dec 26.
    [PubMed ID: 24374530]
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  • Navigating high risk procedures with more than just a street map.
    Schwarze ML, Kehler JM, Campbell TC
    J Palliat Med 2013 Oct; 16(10):1169-71.
    [PubMed ID: 24003993, PMC ID: 3791038]
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  • Surgeons expect patients to buy-in to postoperative life support preoperatively: results of a national survey.
    Schwarze ML, Redmann AJ, Alexander GC, Brasel KJ
    Crit. Care Med. 2013 Jan; 41(1):1-8.
    [PubMed ID: 23222269, PMC ID: 3624612]
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  • Surgeon-reported conflict with intensivists about postoperative goals of care.
    Paul Olson TJ, Brasel KJ, Redmann AJ, Alexander GC, Schwarze ML
    JAMA Surg 2013 Jan; 148(1):29-35.
    [PubMed ID: 23324837, PMC ID: 3624604]
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  • The role of surgeon error in withdrawal of postoperative life support.
    Schwarze ML, Redmann AJ, Brasel KJ, Alexander GC
    Ann. Surg. 2012 Jul; 256(1):10-5.
    [PubMed ID: 22584696, PMC ID: 3621715]
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  • Use of advance directives for high-risk operations: a national survey of surgeons.
    Redmann AJ, Brasel KJ, Alexander CG, Schwarze ML
    Ann. Surg. 2012 Mar; 255(3):418-23.
    [PubMed ID: 22167006]
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