Skip to Content
Sharon M Weber, MD, FACS

Contact Dr. Weber

E-mail:
webers@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone:
(608) 262-2025

Mail:
600 HIGHLAND AVE
BX7375 CLINICAL SCIENCE CNTR
MADISON, WI 53792-3284

Fax:
(608) 252-0913

Sharon M Weber, MD, FACS

Professor and Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
Vice Chair of Academic Affairs, Divisions of General Surgery
Medical Director of Surgical Oncology, UW Carbone Cancer Center

Education

  • M.D, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, 1993
  • Residency in General Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1993-1999
  • Research Fellowship in Tumor Immunotherapy, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, 1996-1997
  • Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 1999-2001
  • Hepatobiliary Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2000-2001

Dr. Sharon Weber trained at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, with dual fellowships in surgical oncology and hepatobiliary. She specializes in benign and malignant disorders of the liver, pancreas and bile duct, in addition to gastric cancer, melanoma and sarcoma.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Weber is actively involved in minimally invasive approaches to cancer treatment, including both laparoscopic pancreas and liver surgery. She has been invited as a speaker/moderator at many national meetings, including the American College of Surgeons, the American Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association, Society of Surgical Oncology, and Society of University Surgeons.

Dr. Weber provides a wide range of services including Bile Duct Resection, Caudate Resection, Cryoablation, Cyst Fenestration (Unroof Liver Cyst), Cytoreductive Surgery with HIPEC, Frey Procedure, Gastrectomy - Partial or Total, Hemihepatectomy (Hepatectomy), Laparoscopic Liver Resection, Laparoscopic Pancreatectomy, Liver Resection, Liver Tumor Ablations, Melanoma Completion Lymph Node Dissection (Axillary and Groin), Melanoma Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Melanoma Wide Local Excision and Skin Closure, Obstructed Pancreatic Duct Drainage (Peustow Procedure), Pancreatic Head Resection, Pancreaticoduodenectomy, Pancreatic Pseudocysts Drainage, Pancreatic Resections, (show all).

Research Interests

Dr. Weber conducts translational research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center evaluating novel tumor selective agents which may be promising for imaging and/or treating tumors. She also conducts clinical research evaluating prognosticators of outcome in patients with liver, bile duct, and liver tumors.

Active Clinical Trials
  • A Phase II Study of Preoperative Gemcitabine and Erlotinib Plus Pancreatectomy and Postoperative Gemcitabine and Erlotinib for Patients With Operable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
    Principal Investigator(s): Sharon M Weber, MD, FACS
    Status: Active, not recruiting
    [ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT00733746]
    More Information

Recent Publications
  • Association of Optimal Time Interval to Re-resection for Incidental Gallbladder Cancer With Overall Survival: A Multi-Institution Analysis From the US Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium.
    Ethun CG, Postlewait LM, Le N, Pawlik TM, Buettner S, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Fields RC, Jin LX, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RC, Scoggins C, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Kooby DA, Maithel SK
    JAMA Surg 2017 Feb 01; 152(2):143-149.
    [PubMed ID: 27784058]
    More Information
  • Are the Current Guidelines for the Surgical Management of Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas Adequate? A Multi-Institutional Study.
    Wilson GC, Maithel SK, Bentrem D, Abbott DE, Weber S, Cho C, Martin RC, Scoggins CR, Kim HJ, Merchant NB, Kooby DA, Edwards MJ, Ahmad SA
    J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2017 Jan 11.
    [PubMed ID: 28088598]
    More Information
  • Association of Preoperative Risk Factors With Malignancy in Pancreatic Mucinous Cystic Neoplasms: A Multicenter Study.
    Postlewait LM, Ethun CG, McInnis MR, Merchant N, Parikh A, Idrees K, Isom CA, Hawkins W, Fields RC, Strand M, Weber SM, Cho CS, Salem A, Martin RC, Scoggins C, Bentrem D, Kim HJ, Carr J, Ahmad S, Abbott DE, Wilson GC, Kooby DA, Maithel SK
    JAMA Surg 2017 Jan 01; 152(1):19-25.
    [PubMed ID: 27760255]
    More Information
  • Curative Surgical Resection of Adrenocortical Carcinoma: Determining Long-term Outcome Based on Conditional Disease-free Probability.
    Kim Y, Margonis GA, Prescott JD, Tran TB, Postlewait LM, Maithel SK, Wang TS, Glenn JA, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Phay JE, Keplinger K, Fields RC, Jin LX, Weber SM, Salem A, Sicklick JK, Gad S, Yopp AC, Mansour JC, Duh QY, Seiser N, Solorzano CC, Kiernan CM, Votanopoulos KI, Levine EA, Poultsides GA, Pawlik TM
    Ann. Surg. 2017 Jan; 265(1):197-204.
    [PubMed ID: 28009746, PMC ID: 4974140]
    More Information
  • Distal Cholangiocarcinoma and Pancreas Adenocarcinoma: Are They Really the Same Disease? A 13-Institution Study from the US Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium and the Central Pancreas Consortium.
    Ethun CG, Lopez-Aguiar AG, Pawlik TM, Poultsides G, Idrees K, Fields RC, Weber SM, Cho C, Martin RC, Scoggins CR, Shen P, Schmidt C, Hatzaras I, Bentrem D, Ahmad S, Abbott D, Kim HJ, Merchant N, Staley CA, Kooby DA, Maithel SK
    J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2016 Dec 23.
    [PubMed ID: 28017812]
    More Information

webmaster@surgery.wisc.edu Copyright © 2017 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System