University of Wisconsin–Madison

Sharon M Weber, MD, FACS

Professor

  • Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
  • Vice Chair of Academic Affairs, Divisions of General Surgery
  • Medical Director of Surgical Oncology, UW Carbone Cancer Center

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

600 Highland Avenue
Box 7375 Clinical Science Center
Madison, Wisconsin 53792-3284

Education

  • MD, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, 1993
  • Residency in General Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1993-1999
  • Research Fellowship in Tumor Immunotherapy, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, 1996-1997
  • Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 1999-2001
  • Hepatobiliary Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2000-2001

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Weber is actively involved in minimally invasive approaches to cancer treatment, including both laparoscopic pancreas and liver surgery. She has been invited as a speaker/moderator at many national meetings, including the American College of Surgeons, the American Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association, Society of Surgical Oncology, and Society of University Surgeons.

Research Interests

Dr. Weber conducts translational research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center evaluating novel tumor selective agents which may be promising for imaging and/or treating tumors. She also conducts clinical research evaluating prognosticators of outcome in patients with liver, bile duct, and liver tumors.

Recent Publications:

    • The impact of caudate lobe resection on margin status and outcomes in patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma: a multi-institutional analysis from the US Extrahepatic Biliary Malignancy Consortium.
    • Bhutiani N, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, Ethun CG, Poultsides GA, Pawlik TM, Weber SM, Schmidt CR, Fields RC, Idrees K, Hatzaras I, Shen P, Maithel SK, Martin RCG
    • Surgery 2018 Jan 03;
    • [PubMed ID: 29306541]
    • Adjuvant therapy is associated with improved survival after curative resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma: A multi-institution analysis from the U.S. extrahepatic biliary malignancy consortium.
    • Krasnick BA, Jin LX, Davidson JT, Sanford DE, Ethun CG, Pawlik TM, Poultsides GA, Tran T, Idrees K, Hawkins WG, Chapman WC, Doyle MBM, Weber SM, Strasberg SM, Salem A, Martin RCG, Isom CA, Scoggins C, Schmidt CR, Shen P, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Maithel SK, Fields RC
    • J Surg Oncol 2017 Dec 28;
    • [PubMed ID: 29284072]
    • Oncologic effects of preoperative biliary drainage in resectable hilar cholangiocarcinoma: Percutaneous biliary drainage has no adverse effects on survival.
    • Zhang XF, Beal EW, Merath K, Ethun CG, Salem A, Weber SM, Tran T, Poultsides G, Son AY, Hatzaras I, Jin L, Fields RC, Weiss M, Scoggins C, Martin RCG, Isom CA, Idrees K, Mogal HD, Shen P, Maithel SK, Schmidt CR, Pawlik TM
    • J Surg Oncol 2017 Dec 04;
    • [PubMed ID: 29205351]
    • A Novel T-Stage Classification System for Adrenocortical Carcinoma: Proposal from the US Adrenocortical Carcinoma Study Group.
    • Poorman CE, Ethun CG, Postlewait LM, Tran TB, Prescott JD, Pawlik TM, Wang TS, Glenn J, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Phay JE, Keplinger K, Fields RC, Jin LX, Weber SM, Salem A, Sicklick JK, Gad S, Yopp AC, Mansour JC, Duh QY, Seiser N, Solórzano CC, Kiernan CM, Votanopoulos KI, Levine EA, Staley CA, Poultsides GA, Maithel SK
    • Ann. Surg. Oncol. 2018 Feb; 25(2): 520-527
    • [PubMed ID: 29164414]
    • Outcomes after vascular resection during curative-intent resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma: a multi-institution study from the US extrahepatic biliary malignancy consortium.
    • Schimizzi GV, Jin LX, Davidson JT, Krasnick BA, Ethun CG, Pawlik TM, Poultsides G, Tran T, Idrees K, Isom CA, Weber SM, Salem A, Hawkins WG, Strasberg SM, Doyle MB, Chapman WC, Martin RCG, Scoggins C, Shen P, Mogal HD, Schmidt C, Beal E, Hatzaras I, Shenoy R, Maithel SK, Fields RC
    • HPB (Oxford) 2017 Nov 20;
    • [PubMed ID: 29169904]

All Publications on PubMed