Lee G Wilke, MD, FACS

Professor

  • Director, UW Health Breast Center
  • Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology
  • Hendricks Chair in Breast Cancer Surgery Research

wilke@surgery.wisc.edu
(608) 263-1164

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

Education

  • MD, Duke University, Durham, NC, 1993
  • Residency in Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1993-2000
  • ACS Resident Research Fellow in Immunotherapy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 1996-1998

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Wilke is certified by the American Board of Surgery and specializes in benign and malignant diseases of the breast; sentinel lymph-node mapping; neoadjuvant therapy for breast cancer; and oncoplastic breast surgery.

Research Interests

Dr. Wilke’s principal research interest is in clinical trials seeking novel methods of treating patients with breast cancer. Dr. Wilke is a member of the Commission on Cancer. She is also a collaborator on multiple grants and trials evaluating novel treatments for breast cancer.

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 Dec; 26(13): 4310-4316
    • [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]
    • Impact of Pre-Transplant Malignancy on Outcomes After Kidney Transplantation: United Network for Organ Sharing Database Analysis.
    • Livingston-Rosanoff D, Foley DP, Leverson G, Wilke LG
    • J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2019 Dec; 229(6): 568-579
    • [PubMed ID: 31666186]
    • 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 11; 25(6): 1111-1116
    • [PubMed ID: 31280491]

All Publications on PubMed