Charles P Heise, MD, FACS


  • Division of Colorectal Surgery
(608) 263-4224

  • Administrative Assistant: (608) 263-2521

600 Highland Avenue
MC 7375
Madison, WI 53792


  • MD, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, 1994
  • Residency, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 1994-2000
  • Research Fellowship in Tumor Immunotherapy, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 1997-1998
  • Specialist Registrar, Surgery, Cheltenham General Hospital, Cheltenham, England, 2000-2001
  • Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2001-2002

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Heise is certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and by the American Board of Surgery. His specialties include the surgical treatment of colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. He performs laparoscopic bowel surgery for benign and malignant diseases.

Research Interests

Dr. Heise’s current research interests revolve around the use of miniature cameras for visualization in laparoscopic surgery.

Recent Publications

  • Evaluation of the Veterans Affairs Pharmacogenomic Testing for Veterans (PHASER) clinical program at initial test sites.
    Dong OM, Roberts MC, Wu RR, Voils CI, Sperber N, Gavin KL, Bates J, Chanfreau-Coffinier C, Naglich M, Kelley MJ, Vassy JL, Sriram P, Heise CW, Rivas S, Ribeiro M, Chapman JG, Voora D
    Pharmacogenomics 2021 11; 22(17): 1121-1133
    [PubMed ID: 34704830]

  • Prevalence of High-Grade Anal Dysplasia and Anal Cancer in Veterans Living With HIV and CD4/CD8 Ratio as a Marker For Increased Risk: A Regional Retrospective Cohort Study.
    Sanger CB, Xu Y, Carchman E, Lawson EH, Heise CP, Striker R, Voils CI
    Dis Colon Rectum 2021 07 01; 64(7): 805-811
    [PubMed ID: 34086000]

  • Surgeons' mental models of surgical site infection: Insights into adherence with complex prevention bundles.
    Pop-Vicas AE, Young A, Knobloch MJ, Heise C, Bowers B, Safdar N
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2021 May 14; 1-7
    [PubMed ID: 33985608]

  • Gaining momentum in colorectal surgical site infection reduction through a human factors engineering approach.
    Pop-Vicas AE, Keating JA, Heise C, Carayon P, Safdar N
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2021 07; 42(7): 893-895
    [PubMed ID: 33280622]

  • Identifying End Users' Preferences about Structuring Pharmacogenetic Test Orders in an Electronic Health Record System.
    Hull LE, Vassy JL, Stone A, Chanfreau-Coffinier CC, Heise CW, Pratt VM, Przygodzki R, Voils CI, Voora D, Wang-Rodriguez J, Schichman SA, Scheuner MT
    J Mol Diagn 2020 10; 22(10): 1264-1271
    [PubMed ID: 32980074]

All Publications on PubMed