Charles P Heise, MD, FACS


  • Division of Colorectal Surgery
Clinic: (608) 242-2800

  • 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

  • Colorectal bundles for surgical site infection prevention: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Pop-Vicas AE, Abad C, Baubie K, Osman F, Heise C, Safdar N
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2020 May 11; 1-8
    [PubMed ID: 32389140]

  • Large-Field-of-View Visualization with Small Blind Spots Utilizing Tilted Micro-Camera Array for Laparoscopic Surgery.
    Watras AJ, Kim JJ, Ke J, Liu H, Greenberg JA, Heise CP, Hu YH, Jiang H
    Micromachines (Basel) 2020 May 10; 11(5)
    [PubMed ID: 32397580]

  • The Optimal Ileal Pouch: Physiologic Parameters Significantly Correlate with Overall Pouch Function.
    Melvin JC, Harms BA, Heise CP, Leverson GE, Carchman EH
    J. Gastrointest. Surg. 2020 May 04;
    [PubMed ID: 32367282]

  • Advances in the management of rectal cancer.
    Lawson EH, Melvin JC, Geltzeiler CB, Heise CP, Foley EF, King RS, Harms BA, Carchman EH
    Curr Probl Surg 2019 11; 56(11): 100648
    [PubMed ID: 31779779]

  • Large-Field-of-View Visualization Utilizing Multiple Miniaturized Cameras for Laparoscopic Surgery.
    Kim JJ, Watras A, Liu H, Zeng Z, Greenberg JA, Heise CP, Hu YH, Jiang H
    Micromachines (Basel) 2018 Aug 25; 9(9)
    [PubMed ID: 30424364]

All Publications on PubMed