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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
  • Transplantation Versus Resection for Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: An Argument for Shifting Treatment Paradigms for Resectable Disease.
    Ethun CG, Lopez-Aguiar AG, Anderson DJ, Adams AB, Fields RC, Doyle MB, Chapman WC, Krasnick BA, Weber SM, Mezrich JD, Salem A, Pawlik TM, Poultsides G, Tran TB, Idrees K, Isom CA, Martin RCG, Scoggins CR, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Cardona K, Maithel SK
    Ann. Surg. 2017 Oct 23.
    [PubMed ID: 29064885]
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  • The Effects of Travel Burden on Outcomes After Resection of Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancies: Results from the US Extrahepatic Biliary Consortium.
    O'Connor SC, Mogal H, Russell G, Ethun C, Fields RC, Jin L, Hatzaras I, Vitiello G, Idrees K, Isom CA, Martin R, Scoggins C, Pawlik TM, Schmidt C, Poultsides G, Tran TB, Weber S, Salem A, Maithel S, Shen P
    J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2017 Oct 04.
    [PubMed ID: 28986752]
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  • Predictors and Prognostic Implications of Perioperative Chemotherapy Completion in Gastric Cancer.
    Karagkounis G, Squires MH, Melis M, Poultsides GA, Worhunsky D, Jin LX, Fields RC, Spolverato G, Pawlik TM, Votanopoulos KI, Levine EA, Schmidt C, Bloomston M, Cho CS, Weber S, Masi A, Berman R, Pachter HL, Staley CA, Newman E, Maithel SK, Hatzaras I
    J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2017 Sep 29.
    [PubMed ID: 28963709]
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  • Surgical Site Infection Is Associated with Tumor Recurrence in Patients with Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancies.
    Buettner S, Ethun CG, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Weiss M, Fields RC, Krasnick B, Weber SM, Salem A, Martin RCG, Scoggins CR, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Koerkamp BG, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM
    J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2017 Nov; 21(11):1813-1820.
    [PubMed ID: 28913712]
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  • Evaluating the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement project risk calculator: results from the U.S. Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium.
    Beal EW, Lyon E, Kearney J, Wei L, Ethun CG, Black SM, Dillhoff M, Salem A, Weber SM, Tran TB, Poultsides G, Shenoy R, Hatzaras I, Krasnick B, Fields RC, Buttner S, Scoggins CR, Martin RCG, Isom CA, Idrees K, Mogal HD, Shen P, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM, Schmidt CR
    HPB (Oxford) 2017 Sep 07.
    [PubMed ID: 28890310]
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