Sharon M Weber, MD, FACS

Professor

  • Chair, Division of Surgical Oncology
  • Medical Director of Surgical Oncology, UW Carbone Cancer Center
  • Endowed Professor, Tim and Mary Ann McKenzie Professorship in Surgical Oncology

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

  • Administrative Assistant: (608) 262-2025

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

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. Dr. Weber’s research interests also include mixed methods evaluation of risk factors for readmission using a systems engineering approach with a focus on the transition of care and outcomes research evaluating preoperative predictors of postoperative complications.

Recent Publications

  • 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]

  • Using machine learning to preoperatively stratify prognosis among patients with gallbladder cancer: a multi-institutional analysis.
    Cotter G, Beal EW, Poultsides GA, Idrees K, Fields RC, Weber SM, Scoggins CR, Shen P, Wolfgang C, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM
    HPB (Oxford) 2022 Jun 20;
    [PubMed ID: 35798655]

  • 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]

  • 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 07;
    [PubMed ID: 35672624]

  • Surgical outcomes of gastro-entero-pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors G3 versus neuroendocrine carcinoma.
    Li MX, Lopez-Aguiar AG, Poultsides G, Rocha F, Weber S, Fields R, Idrees K, Cho C, Maithel SK, Zhang XF, Pawlik TM
    J Surg Oncol 2022 May 26;
    [PubMed ID: 35616186]

All Publications on PubMed