University of Wisconsin–Madison

Caprice C. Greenberg, MD, MPH, FACS


  • Morgridge Distinguished Chair in Health Services Research
  • Vice Chair of Research, Department of Surgery
  • Director, Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program
  • Division of Surgical Oncology
(608) 262-0395

600 Highland Ave
MC 1690
Madison, WI 53792-3284


  • BA, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1994
  • MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1998
  • General Surgery Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 1998-2005
  • MPH, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2002
  • Fellow in Surgical Oncology, Dana-Farber/Partner Cancer Center, Boston, MA, 2005-2007

Research Interests

Dr. Greenberg’s research program is dedicated to improving the quality and safety of surgical care. She has two goals that guide her work: 1) to improve operative performance and patient safety; and 2) to decrease practice variation and engage patients and other stakeholders in promoting high quality surgical care for patients with cancer.

Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research Program (WiSOR)

Wisconsin Surgical Coaching Program

Recent Publications

    • Postoperative complications in combined gynecologic, plastic, and breast surgery: An analysis from National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.
    • Tevis SE, Steiman JG, Neuman HB, Greenberg CC, Wilke LG
    • Breast J 2019 Jul 06;
    • [PubMed ID: 31280491]
    • Does Tumor Size Predict Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in the Modern Era of Biologically Driven Treatment? A Nationwide Study of US Breast Cancer Patients.
    • Livingston-Rosanoff D, Schumacher J, Vande Walle K, Stankowski-Drengler T, Greenberg CC, Neuman H, Wilke LG
    • Clin. Breast Cancer 2019 Jun 06;
    • [PubMed ID: 31300338]
    • Factors Associated With the Interhospital Transfer of Emergency General Surgery Patients.
    • Ingraham A, Wang X, Havlena J, Hanlon B, Saucke M, Schumacher J, Fernandes-Taylor S, Greenberg C
    • J. Surg. Res. 2019 Aug; 240: 191-200
    • [PubMed ID: 30978599]
    • In Search of Characterizing Surgical Skill.
    • Azari D, Greenberg C, Pugh C, Wiegmann D, Radwin R
    • J Surg Educ 2019 Mar 16;
    • [PubMed ID: 30890315]
    • ASO Author Reflections: Use of Breast Imaging After Treatment for Locoregional Breast Cancer (AFT-01).
    • Adesoye T, Schumacher J, Greenberg CC
    • Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2018 Dec 18;
    • [PubMed ID: 30565039]

All Publications on PubMed