University of Wisconsin–Madison

Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS

Associate Professor

  • Division of Surgical Oncology
(608) 265-5852

600 Highland Avenue
Box 7375, Clinical Science Center
Madison, WI 53792


  • MD, University of Pittsburg School of Medicine, Pittsburg, PA, 2000
  • Surgical Oncology Fellow, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2007-2009
  • Residency in General Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 2000-2005
  • National Research Service Award Fellow, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, 2005-2007
  • Research Fellow in Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2005-2007
  • MS, Weill Graduate School in Medical Sciences of Cornell University, New York, NY, 2007

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Neuman specializes in surgical oncology with a focus on breast, melanoma and sarcoma. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Research Interests

Dr. Neuman’s research focuses on patient-oriented clinical outcomes including patient decision-making, quality of life and survivorship.

Recent Publications

    • Lung Cancer Screening in the National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program: Availability and Service Organization.
    • Carlos RC, Sicks JD, Chiles C, Gansauer L, Kamen CS, Kazak AE, Neuman HB, Unger JM, Weaver KE
    • J Am Coll Radiol 2019 Apr; 16(4 Pt A): 427-434
    • [PubMed ID: 30819455]
    • Acquisition of sexual orientation and gender identity data among NCI Community Oncology Research Program practice groups.
    • Cathcart-Rake EJ, Zemla T, Jatoi A, Weaver KE, Neuman H, Kazak AE, Carlos R, Gansauer L, Unger JM, Pajewski NM, Kamen C
    • Cancer 2019 Apr 15; 125(8): 1313-1318
    • [PubMed ID: 30561776]
    • Pilot trial of the hu14.18-IL2 immunocytokine in patients with completely resectable recurrent stage III or stage IV melanoma.
    • Albertini MR, Yang RK, Ranheim EA, Hank JA, Zuleger CL, Weber S, Neuman H, Hartig G, Weigel T, Mahvi D, Henry MB, Quale R, McFarland T, Gan J, Carmichael L, Kim K, Loibner H, Gillies SD, Sondel PM
    • Cancer Immunol. Immunother. 2018 Oct; 67(10): 1647-1658
    • [PubMed ID: 30073390]
    • Cancer Care Delivery Research: A Path to Improving the Quality of Oncologic Surgical Care.
    • Stankowski-Drengler TJ, Neuman HB
    • Surg. Oncol. Clin. N. Am. 2018 10; 27(4): 653-663
    • [PubMed ID: 30213410]
    • Multidisciplinary Intraoperative Assessment of Breast Specimens Reduces Number of Positive Margins.
    • Tevis SE, Neuman HB, Mittendorf EA, Kuerer HM, Bedrosian I, DeSnyder SM, Thompson AM, Black DM, Scoggins ME, Sahin AA, Hunt KK, Caudle AS
    • Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2018 Oct; 25(10): 2932-2938
    • [PubMed ID: 29947001]

All Publications on PubMed