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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]
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Recent Publications
  • 30-day Readmission After Pancreatic Resection: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Meta-analysis.
    Fisher AV, Fernandes-Taylor S, Campbell-Flohr SA, Clarkson SJ, Winslow ER, Abbott DE, Weber SM
    Ann. Surg. 2017 Mar 20.
    [PubMed ID: 28323675]
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  • Routine port-site excision in incidentally discovered gallbladder cancer is not associated with improved survival: A multi-institution analysis from the US Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium.
    Ethun CG, Postlewait LM, Le N, Pawlik TM, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Fields RC, Krasnick BA, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RC, Scoggins CR, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Cardona K, Maithel SK
    J Surg Oncol 2017 Feb 23.
    [PubMed ID: 28230242]
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  • The diagnosis of pancreatic mucinous cystic neoplasm and associated adenocarcinoma in males: An eight-institution study of 349 patients over 15 years.
    Ethun CG, Postlewait LM, 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 CR, Bentrem D, Kim HJ, Carr J, Ahmad SA, Abbott DE, Wilson G, Kooby DA, Maithel SK
    J Surg Oncol 2017 Feb 17.
    [PubMed ID: 28211072]
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  • 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]
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  • 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 Apr; 224(4):461-469.
    [PubMed ID: 28088598]
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