University of Wisconsin–Madison

Alyssa Wiener, MD

General Surgery Resident

Alyssa Wiener grew up in Boulder, Colorado and Kyoto, Japan. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Colorado at Boulder after completing separate honors theses in Biochemistry and English. Her thesis work was on the use of fluorescence microscopy to study zinc homeostasis and Virgina Woolfe’s The Waves, respectively. She later graduated from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine where she conducted qualitative and quantitative research on the inpatient experience of hospitalization and methods to better educate and empower patients.

awiener@uwhealth.org

Education

  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine