Patrick Varley, MD, MS

Assistant Professor

  • Division of Surgical Oncology
(608) 262-2025


  • MD, New York University School of Medicine
  • MS, Clinical Research, University of Pittsburgh
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Recent Publications

  • Interpreting the risk analysis index of frailty in the context of surgical oncology.
    Estock JL, Schlegel C, Shinall MC, Varley P, Youk AO, Hoehn R, Hall DE
    J Surg Oncol 2023 Mar 07;
    [PubMed ID: 36881022]

  • Higher Numbers of Examined Lymph Nodes Are Associated with Increased Survival in Resected, Treatment-Naïve, Node-Positive Esophageal, Gastric, Pancreatic, and Colon Cancers.
    Ghukasyan R, Banerjee S, Childers C, Labora A, McClintick D, Girgis M, Varley P, Dann A, Donahue T
    J Gastrointest Surg 2023 Feb 28;
    [PubMed ID: 36854990]

  • Association of Routine Preoperative Frailty Assessment With 1-Year Postoperative Mortality.
    Varley PR, Buchanan D, Bilderback A, Wisniewski MK, Johanning J, Nelson JB, Johnson JT, Minnier T, Hall DE
    JAMA Surg 2023 Feb 22;
    [PubMed ID: 36811872]

  • Treatment Inequity: Examining the Influence of Non-Hispanic Black Race and Ethnicity on Pancreatic Cancer Care and Survival in Wisconsin.
    Schiefelbein AM, Krebsbach JK, Taylor AK, Zhang J, Haimson CE, Trentham-Dietz A, Skala MC, Eason JM, Weber SM, Varley PR, Zafar SN, LoConte NK
    WMJ 2022 Jul; 121(2): 77-93
    [PubMed ID: 35857681]

  • ASO Visual Abstract: Rethinking Routine Intensive Care After Cytoreductive Surgery with Heated Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: The Fiscal Argument.
    Schwartz PB, Stahl CC, Vidri RJ, Leverson GE, Puckett Y, Zafar SN, Varley P, Ronnekleiv-Kelly SM, Al-Niaimi A, Weber SM, Abbott DE
    Ann Surg Oncol 2022 Jun 14;
    [PubMed ID: 35701546]

All Publications on PubMed