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Clifford S Cho, MD, FACS

Contact Dr. Cho

E-mail:
cho@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone:
(608) 262-2025

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

Fax:
(608) 252-0913

Clifford S Cho, MD, FACS

Associate Professor
Chief, Section of Surgical Oncology
Division of General Surgery

Education

  • MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, 1997
  • Internship and Residency in General Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1997-2004
  • Research Fellowship in Transplantation Immunology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1999-2001
  • Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2004-2006
  • Chief Administrative Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2005-2006

Research Interests

Dr. Cho conducts basic scientific research in the area of tumor immunology, investigating mechanisms by which tumors evade the host immune response.

Dr. Cho's Lab

Funding/Grants
  • Preclinical optimization of melanoma adoptive T cell immunotherapy
    Funding Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Merit Review Award (1I01BX001619-01A1)
    Principal Investigator(s): Clifford S Cho, MD, FACS
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Active Clinical Trials
  • A Phase III Study of Chemotherapy and Chemoradiotherapy With or Without HyperAcute┬«-Pancreas (Algenpantucel-L) Immunotherapy in Subjects With Surgically Resected Pancreatic Cancer
    Principal Investigator(s): Clifford S Cho, MD, FACS
    Status: Active, not recruiting
    [ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01072981]
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  • A Phase III Study of Chemotherapy With or Without Algenpantucel-L (HyperAcute┬«-Pancreas) Immunotherapy in Subjects With Borderline Resectable or Locally Advanced Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer
    Principal Investigator(s): Clifford S Cho, MD, FACS
    Status: Recruiting
    [ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01836432]
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  • A Prospective, Single-blind, Randomized, Phase III Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Fibrin Sealant Grifols (FS Grifols) as an Adjunct to Hemostasis During Parenchymous Tissue Open Surgeries
    Principal Investigator(s): Clifford S Cho, MD, FACS
    Status: Recruiting
    [ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01754480]
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Recent Publications
  • Outcomes of Gastric Cancer Resection in Octogenarians: A Multi-institutional Study of the U.S. Gastric Cancer Collaborative.
    Tran TB, Worhunsky DJ, Squires MH, Jin LX, Spolverato G, Votanopoulos KI, Schmidt C, Weber S, Bloomston M, Cho CS, Levine EA, Fields RC, Pawlik TM, Maithel SK, Norton JA, Poultsides GA
    Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2015 Mar 31.
    [PubMed ID: 25822782]
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  • Ctla-4 blockade plus adoptive T-cell transfer promotes optimal melanoma immunity in mice.
    Mahvi DA, Meyers JV, Tatar AJ, Contreras A, Suresh M, Leverson GE, Sen S, Cho CS
    J. Immunother. 2015 Feb-Mar; 38(2):54-61.
    [PubMed ID: 25658614, PMC ID: 4321765]
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  • Factors Associated With Recurrence and Survival in Lymph Node-Negative Gastric Adenocarcinoma: A 7-Institution Study of the US Gastric Cancer Collaborative.
    Jin LX, Moses LE, Squires MH, Poultsides GA, Votanopoulos K, Weber SM, Bloomston M, Pawlik TM, Hawkins WG, Linehan DC, Strasberg SM, Schmidt C, Worhunsky DJ, Acher AW, Cardona K, Cho CS, Kooby DA, Levine E, Winslow ER, Saunders ND, Spolverato G, Maithel SK, Fields RC
    Ann. Surg. 2015 Jan 20.
    [PubMed ID: 25607760]
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  • Prognostic Performance of Different Lymph Node Staging Systems After Curative Intent Resection for Gastric Adenocarcinoma.
    Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Kim Y, Squires MH, Poultsides G, Fields RC, Bloomston M, Weber SM, Votanopoulos K, Acher AW, Jin LX, Hawkins WG, Schmidt C, Kooby DA, Worhunsky D, Saunders N, Cho CS, Levine EA, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM
    Ann. Surg. 2015 Jan 5.
    [PubMed ID: 25563867]
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  • Value of primary operative drain placement after major hepatectomy: a multi-institutional analysis of 1,041 patients.
    Squires MH, Lad NL, Fisher SB, Kooby DA, Weber SM, Brinkman A, Sarmiento JM, Scoggins CR, Egger ME, Cardona K, Cho CS, Martin RC, Russell MC, Winslow E, Staley CA, Maithel SK
    J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2015 Apr; 220(4):396-402.
    [PubMed ID: 25724607]
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