University of Wisconsin–Madison

Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS

Associate Professor

  • Division of Surgical Oncology

neuman@surgery.wisc.edu
(608) 265-5852

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

Education

  • 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. Her primary research uses mixed methods to improve the quality and efficiency of breast cancer follow-up provided to breast cancer survivors. Secondary research interests include the use of decision aids to improve patient decision-making surrounding breast cancer surgery. Additionally, she is the principle investigator for a number of surgical clinical trials focused on melanoma.

Recent Publications

    • A Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the Impact of Pre-Consultation Information on Patients' Perception of Information Conveyed and Satisfaction with the Decision-Making Process.
    • Stankowski-Drengler TJ, Tucholka JL, Bruce JG, Steffens NM, Schumacher JR, Greenberg CC, Wilke LG, Hanlon B, Steiman J, Neuman HB
    • Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2019 Jul 24;
    • [PubMed ID: 31342375]
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • Debating the Optimal Approach to Nodal Management After Pathologic Complete Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients With Breast Cancer.
    • Carter S, Neuman H, Mamounas EP, Bedrosian I, Moulder S, Montero AJ, Jagsi R
    • Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book 2019 Jan; 39: 42-48
    • [PubMed ID: 31099648]

All Publications on PubMed