University of Wisconsin–Madison

Heather B Neuman, MD, MS, FACS

Associate Professor

  • Division of Surgical Oncology

neuman@surgery.wisc.edu
(608) 262-2025

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

    • Breast Cancer Found Incidentally After Reduction Mammaplasty in Young Insured Women.
    • Vande Walle K, Yang DY, Stankowski-Drengler TJ, Livingston-Rosanoff D, Fernandes-Taylor S, Schumacher JR, Wilke LG, Greenberg CC, Neuman HB
    • Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2019 Sep 19;
    • [PubMed ID: 31538286]
    • Time to initiation of neo-adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer treatment does not influence patient survival: A study of US breast cancer patients.
    • Livingston-Rosanoff D, Hanlon B, Marka N, Vande Walle K, Stankowski-Drengler T, Schumacher J, Greenberg CC, Neuman H, Wilke LG
    • Breast J 2019 Sep 12;
    • [PubMed ID: 31513322]
    • 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 Oct; 26(10): 3275-3281
    • [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]

All Publications on PubMed