Cristina B. Sanger, MD, FACS

Associate Professor

  • Division of Colorectal Surgery 

geltzeiler@surgery.wisc.edu
(608) 263-4224

  • Administrative Assistant: (608) 263-4224

600 Highland Ave
K3/704
Madison, WI 53792

Education

  • MD, Medical University of South Carolina, 2010
  • General Surgery Residency, Oregon Health and Science University, 2016
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship, Washington University, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, 2017

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Sanger is a fellowship-trained colon and rectal surgeon. She has expertise in the treatment of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. She treats benign and malignant conditions including colon cancer, rectal cancer, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis and anorectal conditions. Her practice includes minimally invasive surgical techniques including laparoscopy and transanal minimally invasive surgery.

Recent Publications

  • A Qualitative Study of Barriers to Anal Cancer Screenings in US Veterans Living with HIV.
    Sanger CB, Kalbfell E, Cherney-Stafford L, Striker R, Alagoz E
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 2023 Sep; 37(9): 436-446
    [PubMed ID: 37713286]

  • ASO Visual Abstract: Duration of Time CD4/CD8 Ratio is Below 0.5 is Associated with Progression to Anal Cancer in Patients with HIV and High-Grade Dysplasia.
    Karim A, Freeman MJ, Yang Q, Leverson G, Cherney-Stafford L, Striker R, Sanger CB
    Ann Surg Oncol 2023 Aug; 30(8): 4746-4747
    [PubMed ID: 37208572]

  • Treating acute diverticulitis in pre- and post-solid-organ transplant patients: a single-institution cohort study.
    Klos CL, Bath NM, Carchman E, Leverson G, Lawson E, Sanger CB, King R, Heise C
    Colorectal Dis 2023 Jun; 25(6): 1238-1247
    [PubMed ID: 36945080]

  • ASO Author Reflections: Using Objective Markers to Tailor Frequency of Anal Dysplasia Treatments in People Living with HIV.
    Sanger CB, Striker R
    Ann Surg Oncol 2023 Aug; 30(8): 4744-4745
    [PubMed ID: 36881279]

  • Duration of Time CD4/CD8 Ratio is Below 0.5 is Associated with Progression to Anal Cancer in Patients with HIV and High-Grade Dysplasia.
    Karim A, Freeman MJ, Yang Q, Leverson G, Cherney-Stafford L, Striker R, Sanger CB
    Ann Surg Oncol 2023 Aug; 30(8): 4737-4743
    [PubMed ID: 36869915]

All Publications on PubMed