University of Wisconsin–Madison


Lacey M. Stelle, MD

Assistant Professor

  • Division of Surgical Oncology/Breast Surgery
  • Divisions of General Surgery
  • UW Health Breast Center at SwedishAmerican

UW Health Surgery at SwedishAmerican
1340 Charles Street, Suite 100
Rockford IL 61104


  • MD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, 2011
  • General Surgery Residency, Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL, 2017
  • Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, MD, 2018

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Stelle specializes in benign and malignant diseases of the breast; sentinel lymph-node mapping; neoadjuvant therapy for breast cancer; and oncoplastic breast surgery.

Recent Publications

    • Routine Axillary Ultrasound for Patients with T1-T2 Breast Cancer Does Not Increase the Rate of Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Based on Predictive Modeling.
    • Wellington J, Sanders T, Mylander C, Alden A, Harris C, Buras R, Tafra L, Liang W, Stelle L, Rosman M, Jackson RS
    • Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2018 Aug; 25(8): 2271-2278
    • [PubMed ID: 29868976]
    • Radioactive Seed Localization Versus Wire Localization for Nonpalpable Breast Lesions: A Two-Year Initial Experience at a Large Community Hospital.
    • Stelle L, Schoenheit T, Brubaker A, Tang X, Qu P, Cradock K, Higham A
    • Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2018 Jan; 25(1): 131-136
    • [PubMed ID: 29134380]
    • Sex differences in procedure selection and outcomes of patients undergoing mitral valve surgery.
    • Vassileva CM, Stelle LM, Markwell S, Boley T, Hazelrigg S
    • Heart Surg Forum 2011 Oct; 14(5): E276-82
    • [PubMed ID: 21997648]
    • Is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease an independent risk factor for transfusion in coronary artery bypass graft surgery?
    • Stelle LM, Boley TM, Markwell SJ, Hazelrigg SR, Vassileva CM
    • Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2011 Dec; 40(6): 1285-90
    • [PubMed ID: 21497509]

All Publications on PubMed