Ana Gleisner, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Surgery-Surgical Oncology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil (1997)
Residency:
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine Program, Chief Resident, Surgery (2013)
Fellowships:
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Complex General Surgical Oncology (2015)
Languages: English, Portuguese
Department: Surgery-Surgical Oncology

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor, Surgery-Surgical Oncology
  • Assistant Professor

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2015)
    School of Medicine, Surgery

Publications

  • Chapman BC, Goodman K, Hosokawa P, Gleisner A, Cowan ML, Birnbaum E, Vogel JD. Improved survival in rectal cancer patients who are treated with long-course versus short-course neoadjuvant radiotherapy: A propensity-matched analysis of the NCDB. J Surg Oncol. 2019 Jan 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30637750
  • Sharma PK, Mehrotra S, Gleisner AL, Schulick RD, McCarter MD. Recurrent Solid Pseudopapillary Neoplasm of Pancreas: Case Report and Review of Literature. J Pancreat Cancer. 2018;4(1):25-29. PubMed PMID: 30631854
  • Chapman BC, Gleisner A, Rigg D, Messersmith W, Paniccia A, Meguid C, Gajdos C, McCarter MD, Schulick RD, Edil BH. Perioperative and Survival Outcomes Following Neoadjuvant FOLFIRINOX versus Gemcitabine Abraxane in Patients with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. JOP. 2018 Mar;19(2):75-85. PubMed PMID: 29950957
  • Torphy RJ, Friedman C, Halpern A, Chapman BC, Ahrendt SS, McCarter MM, Edil BH, Schulick RD, Gleisner A. Comparing Short-term and Oncologic Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Versus Open Pancreaticoduodenectomy Across Low and High Volume Centers. Ann Surg. 2018 May 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29771723
  • Chapman BC, Gleisner A, Rigg D, Meguid C, Goodman K, Brauer B, Gajdos C, Schulick RD, Edil BH, McCarter MD. Perioperative outcomes and survival following neoadjuvant stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) versus intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in pancreatic adenocarcinoma. J Surg Oncol. 2018 Apr;117(5):1073-1083. PubMed PMID: 29448308
  • Trinh BB, Chapman BC, Gleisner A, Kwak JJ, Morgan R, McCarter MD, Gajdos C, Kounalakis N. SPECT/CT Adds Distinct Lymph Node Basins and Influences Radiologic Findings and Surgical Approach for Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Head and Neck Melanoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Jan 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29330718
  • Stewart CL, Gleisner A, Halpern A, Ibrahim-Zada I, Luna RA, Pearlman N, Gajdos C, Edil B, McCarter M. Implications of Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy Perfusion-Related Hyperglycemia. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29204776
  • Chapman BC, Gajdos C, Hosokawa P, Henderson W, Paniccia A, Overbey DM, Gleisner A, Schulick RD, McCarter MD, Edil BH. Comparison of laparoscopic to open pancreaticoduodenectomy in elderly patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Surg Endosc. 2017 Oct 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29067580
  • Chapman BC, Gleisner A, Ibrahim-Zada I, Overbey DM, Paniccia A, Meguid C, Brauer B, Gajdos C, McCarter MD, Schulick RD, Edil BH. Laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy: changing the management of ampullary neoplasms. Surg Endosc. 2017 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28779245
  • Stewart CL, Wilson L, Hamm A, Bartsch C, Boniface M, Gleisner A, Mitchell JD, Weyant MJ, Meguid R, Gajdos C, Edil BH, McCarter M. Is Chemical Pyloroplasty Necessary for Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy?. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28058546
  • Stewart CL, Gleisner A, Kwak J, Chapman B, Pearlman N, Gajdos C, McCarter M, Kounalakis N. Implications of Sentinel Lymph Node Drainage to Multiple Basins in Head and Neck Melanoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28058553
  • Chapman BC, Gajdos C, Hosokawa P, Henderson W, Paniccia A, Overbey DM, Gleisner A, Schulick RD, McCarter MD, Edil BH. Comparison of laparoscopic to open pancreaticoduodenectomy in elderly patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Surg Endosc. 2017 Oct 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29067580
  • Heelan Gladden AA, Sams S, Gleisner A, Finlayson C, Kounalakis N, Hosokawa P, Brown R, Chong T, Mathes D, Murphy C. Re-excision rates after breast conserving surgery following the 2014 SSO-ASTRO guidelines. Am J Surg. 2017 Dec;214(6):1104-1109. PubMed PMID: 28974314
  • Smith B, Jones EL, Kitano M, Gleisner AL, Lyell NJ, Cheng G, McCarter MD, Abdel-Misih S, Backes FJ. Influence of tumor size on outcomes following pelvic exenteration. Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Nov;147(2):345-350. PubMed PMID: 28822555
  • Stewart CL, Gleisner A, Kwak J, Chapman B, Pearlman N, Gajdos C, McCarter M, Kounalakis N. Implications of Sentinel Lymph Node Drainage to Multiple Basins in Head and Neck Melanoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28058553
  • Stewart CL, Wilson L, Hamm A, Bartsch C, Boniface M, Gleisner A, Mitchell JD, Weyant MJ, Meguid R, Gajdos C, Edil BH, McCarter M. Is Chemical Pyloroplasty Necessary for Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy?. Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28058546
  • Chapman BC, Paniccia A, Hosokawa PW, Henderson WG, Overbey DM, Messersmith W, McCarter MD, Gleisner A, Edil BH, Schulick RD, Gajdos C. Impact of Facility Type and Surgical Volume on 10-Year Survival in Patients Undergoing Hepatic Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Dec 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27923615
  • Chapman BC, Paniccia A, Hosokawa PW, Henderson WG, Overbey DM, Messersmith W, McCarter MD, Gleisner A, Edil BH, Schulick RD, Gajdos C. Impact of Facility Type and Surgical Volume on 10-Year Survival in Patients Undergoing Hepatic Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Dec 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27923615
  • Chapman BC, Gleisner A, Kwak JJ, Hosokawa P, Paniccia A, Merkow JS, Koo PJ, Gajdos C, Pearlman NW, McCarter MD, Kounalakis N. SPECT/CT Improves Detection of Metastatic Sentinel Lymph Nodes in Patients with Head and Neck Melanoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Aug;23(8):2652-7. PubMed PMID: 26983744
  • Tohme S, Goswami J, Han K, Chidi AP, Geller DA, Reddy S, Gleisner A, Tsung A. Minimally Invasive Resection of Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases Leads to an Earlier Initiation of Chemotherapy Compared to Open Surgery. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Dec;19(12):2199-206. PubMed PMID: 26438480
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Practice Locations

UCH - Cancer Center
1665 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0300

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

CU Specialty Care at Highlands Ranch Cancer Care - Surgical Oncology
1500 Park Central Drive, Suite 101
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-516-1092

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Surgery, Board Certification
  • Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Certificate (2015)
  • Surgical Oncology, Certificate (2015)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Cancers - Biliary Cancer
  • Cancers
  • Cancers - Breast Cancer
  • Cancers - Cancer Surgery
  • Cancers - Colorectal Cancer
  • Cancers - Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Cancers - Sarcoma
  • Cancers - Skin Cancer
  • Surgery - Major Liver Surgery (Hepatobiliary)
  • Surgery
  • Surgery - Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Digestive System - Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Digestive System
  • Digestive System - Biliary Surgery

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil (1997)
Residency Programs:
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine Program, Chief Resident, Surgery (2013)
Fellowships:
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Complex General Surgical Oncology (2015)
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Languages: English, Portuguese
Department: Surgery-Surgical Oncology
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