Faculty

The Surgery department encompasses general surgery,  pediatric surgery,  vascular surgery, cardiothoracic surgery,  plastic and facial surgery, otolaryngology/head and neck surgery, orthopaedic surgery,  urologic surgery and  neurosurgery.

Because of their teaching responsibilities, many of these surgeons are clinical professors of surgery at the University of Wisconsin, the University of Minnesota, the University of Iowa or the Medical College of Wisconsin.

General Surgery is divided into these surgical teams:

Team A - Thomas H. Cogbill, MD, vascular surgery;  Clark A. Davis, MD, vascular surgery; Kevin L. Schoepel, MD, vascular surgery; and Irina Shakhnovich, MD, vascular surgery

Team B - Matthew T. Baker, MD, general, bariatric laparoscopic bypass surgery, and advanced laparoscopic surgery; Brandon T. Grover, MD, general, bariatric laparoscopic bypass surgery, and advanced laparoscopic surgery; Jeanne M. Johnson, MD, general, breast and oncologic surgery, and Shanu N. Kothari, MD, general, bariatric laparoscopic bypass surgery, and advanced laparoscopic surgery

Team C - Mason G. Fisher, MD, general, surgical critical care and trauma; Basem Marcos, MD, surgical critical care and trauma; and Christine J. Waller, MD, surgical critical care and trauma

Team D - Eric F. Brekke, MD, general, endocrine, and laparoscopic surgery; Benjamin T. Jarman, MD, general, hernia, laparoscopic surgery, and colon and rectal; Jared H. Linebarger, MD, general, breast and oncologic surgery; Stephen B. Shapiro, MD, general, endocrine, laparoscopic and oncologic surgery; Travis J. Smith, MD, general, laparoscopic and hepatobiliary

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