University of Wisconsin–Madison

Roland J Vega, MD, FACS


  • Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery
(608) 265-3982

1 S. Park Street
Park St S 1
Madison, WI 53715-1375


  • MD, College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, 1979
  • Internship, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1979-1980
  • Residency, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1980-1984

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Vega is certified by the American Board of Surgery. His clinical specialties include abdominal surgery, breast surgery, cancer surgery, endocrine surgery, laparoscopy, and nutrition.

Recent Publications

    • Laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy after acute diverticulitis: when to operate?
    • Natarajan S, Ewings EL, Vega RJ
    • Surgery 2004 Oct; 136(4): 725-30
    • [PubMed ID: 15467655]
    • Laparoscopic management of lymphocele after pelvic lymphadenectomy and radical retropubic prostatectomy.
    • Waples MJ, Wegenke JD, Vega RJ
    • Urology 1992 Jan; 39(1): 82-4
    • [PubMed ID: 1530829]
    • A target lesion of the thyroid.
    • Alter AJ, Vega RJ
    • Clin Nucl Med 1988 Mar; 13(3): 211
    • [PubMed ID: 3289822]

All Publications on PubMed