Christiana M Shaw

Christiana M Shaw, MD

Associate Professor

Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGONC-BMSE
Business Phone: (352) 265-0535

About Christiana M Shaw

Dr. Shaw is an associate professor in the division of general surgery at the UF College of Medicine who focuses her clinical efforts on surgical oncology.

A fifth-generation Floridian, Dr. Shaw was born in Florida and grew up on the gulf coast. She attended The Florida State University for undergraduate education and the University of Miami for medical school prior to completing a general surgery residency at Tufts University in Boston. She completed a surgical oncology fellowship prior to starting at the University of Florida.

Dr. Shaw is an expert in surgical removal of cancers, focusing on cancers of the head and neck, skin and connective tissue, and breast. With two years of additional training dedicated to the complex care of the cancer patient, she is well versed in the latest surgery and treatment options.

Her expertise includes surgical solutions for cancers of the adrenal, thyroid and parathyroid glands, as well as sarcomas, melanomas, and breast cancer. She offers sensitivity, compassion and a high level of care to her patients, and welcomes the challenge to provide cures from the most complex cases

Accomplishments

Best Clinical Abstract Presentation, Department of Surgery Research Day
2017 · University of Florida
Physician Shadowing Exemplary Mentor
2017 · University of Florida
First Prize Resident Presentation
2016 · Florida American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, Cancer Research
Physician Shadowing Exemplary Mentor
2016 · University of Florida
Second Prize Resident Presentation
2016 · Florida American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, Cancer Research
Best Faculty Abstract Presentation, Advances in Medical Education
2015 · University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville
Mentoring Outside the Box
2015 · UF Cancer Center Celebration of Excellence
Excellence in Teaching
2014-2017 · University of Florida College of Medicine
Lester R. Dragstedt Physician-Scientist Award
2014 · University of Florida Department of Surgery
Best Clinical Abstract Presentation, Department of Surgery Research Day
2013 · University of Florida
Excellence in Teaching
2011-2013 · University of Florida College of Medicine
Academic Chief Fellow
2009-2010 · Fox Chase Cancer Center
John A. Ridge Fellow
2009-2010 · Fox Chase Cancer Center
Excellence in Teaching
2008 · Tufts Medical School

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
    American Board of Surgery

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Surgery
Subspecialties
  • Surgical Oncology
Areas of Interest
  • Adrenal glands
  • Adrenocortical carcinoma
  • Breast cancer
  • Cancer – resources
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma
  • Parathyroid adenoma
  • Parathyroid biopsy
  • Parathyroid cancer
  • Parathyroid gland removal
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid cancer – papillary carcinoma
  • Thyroid diseases
  • Thyroid gland removal
  • Thyroid nodule

Research Profile

Dr. Shaw is interested in cancer detection and is actively studying technology and its utilization in surgical education.

Publications

2021
Five-Year Breast Surgeon Experience in LYMPHA at Time of ALND for Treatment of Clinical T1-4N1-3M0 Breast Cancer.
Annals of surgical oncology. [DOI] 10.1245/s10434-021-10551-8. [PMID] 34365563.
2021
Performance Improvement With Implementation of a Surgical Skills Curriculum.
Journal of surgical education. 78(2):561-569 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jsurg.2020.08.030. [PMID] 32888847.
2020
Successful Surgical Removal of the Largest Known Spleen.
Case reports in surgery. 2020 [DOI] 10.1155/2020/6790808. [PMID] 32158587.
2019
A Lymphedema Surveillance Program for Breast Cancer Patients Reveals the Promise of Surgical Prevention.
The Journal of surgical research. 244:604-611 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jss.2017.10.008. [PMID] 29397949.
2019
Associations Between National Board Exam Performance and Residency Program Emphasis on Patient Safety and Interprofessional Teamwork.
Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry. 43(6):581-584 [DOI] 10.1007/s40596-019-01106-x. [PMID] 31456123.
2019
Curative-dose Chemoradiotherapy Versus Total Laryngectomy For Stage T3-T4 Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Larynx: An “Apples-to-Apples” Analysis of the National Cancer Database.
American journal of clinical oncology. 42(6):527-533 [DOI] 10.1097/COC.0000000000000550. [PMID] 31136370.
2019
Gender differences among surgical fellowship program directors.
Surgery. 166(5):735-737 [DOI] 10.1016/j.surg.2019.05.017. [PMID] 31256855.
2018
Are the kids alright? Review books and the internet as the most common study resources for the general surgery clerkship.
American journal of surgery. 215(1):191-195 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.01.036. [PMID] 28237045.
2018
Gender Diversity in General Surgery Residency Leadership.
Journal of surgical education. 75(6):e68-e71 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jsurg.2018.07.021. [PMID] 30177356.
2018
Management of cutaneous Merkel cell carcinoma.
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden). 57(3):320-323 [DOI] 10.1080/0284186X.2017.1349926. [PMID] 28712323.
2018
Non-surgical management of patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in the United States, 2004-2015: an NCDB analysis.
Journal of gastrointestinal oncology. 9(3):536-545 [DOI] 10.21037/jgo.2018.02.04. [PMID] 29998019.
2018
Prognostic Value of Clinical vs Pathologic Stage in Rectal Cancer Patients Receiving Neoadjuvant Therapy.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 110(5):460-466 [DOI] 10.1093/jnci/djx228. [PMID] 29165692.
2018
Rectal cancer patients younger than 50 years lack a survival benefit from NCCN guideline-directed treatment for stage II and III disease.
Cancer. 124(17):3510-3519 [DOI] 10.1002/cncr.31527. [PMID] 29984547.
2018
Reducing Surgical Resident Attrition.
JAMA surgery. 153(8):717-718 [DOI] 10.1001/jamasurg.2018.0619. [PMID] 29710280.
2017
Adjuvant postoperative radiotherapy for cutaneous melanoma.
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden). 56(3):495-496 [DOI] 10.1080/0284186X.2017.1295168. [PMID] 28256960.
2017
Fluorescein Isothiocyanate: A Novel Application for Lymphatic Surgery.
Annals of plastic surgery. 78(6S Suppl 5):S296-S298 [DOI] 10.1097/SAP.0000000000001034. [PMID] 28328630.
2017
The Uterine Flap: An Option for Autogenous Repair of Perineal Hernia after Abdominoperineal Resection.
The American surgeon. 83(8):e324-325 [PMID] 28822376.
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2016
A Case of a Giant Borderline Phyllodes Tumor Early in Pregnancy Treated with Mastectomy and Immediate Breast Reconstruction.
The breast journal. 22(6):683-687 [DOI] 10.1111/tbj.12663. [PMID] 27565020.
2016
Calciphylaxis of the Breast: A Case Report and Literature Review.
The breast journal. 22(5):568-72 [DOI] 10.1111/tbj.12632. [PMID] 27332900.
2016
Ultrasound-Guided Segmental Mastectomy and Excisional Biopsy Using Hydrogel-Encapsulated Clip Localization as an Alternative to Wire Localization.
Annals of surgical oncology. 23(10):3284-9 [DOI] 10.1245/s10434-016-5325-x. [PMID] 27338745.
2015
Cylindroma-like basaloid anal cancer presenting as a large pelvic mass in a patient with ulcerative colitis.
Journal of surgical case reports. 2015(7) [DOI] 10.1093/jscr/rjv093. [PMID] 26224891.
2015
Improved Breast Cancer Care Quality Metrics After Implementation of a Standardized Tumor Board Documentation Template.
Journal of oncology practice. 11(5):421-3 [DOI] 10.1200/JOP.2015.003988. [PMID] 26384016.
2015
Integration of mobile technology in educational materials improves participation: creation of a novel smartphone application for resident education.
Journal of surgical education. 72(4):670-3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jsurg.2015.01.015. [PMID] 25823746.
2015
Lymph node transplantation and quantitative clearance lymphoscintigraphy.
Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 135(5):937e-939e [DOI] 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001203. [PMID] 25700302.
2015
Vacuum-assisted closure therapy to the brain: a safe method for wound temporization in composite scalp and calvarial defects.
Annals of plastic surgery. 74 Suppl 4:S218-21 [DOI] 10.1097/SAP.0000000000000374. [PMID] 25978553.
2014
Isosulfan Blue Dye Anaphylaxis Presenting as Impaired Ability to Ventilate via a Laryngeal Mask Airway.
A & A case reports. 3(1):1-2 [DOI] 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000036. [PMID] 25612264.
2014
Isosulfan Blue Dye Anaphylaxis Presenting As Inability To Ventilate Via An LMA
Anesthesia and Analgesia. 3:1-2
2013
Low-Kilovoltage, Single-Dose Intra-Operative (“TARGIT”) Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer: Results and Impact on a Multi-Disciplinary Breast Cancer Program
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 216(4):617-624
2013
Low-kilovoltage, single-dose intraoperative radiation therapy for breast cancer: results and impact on a multidisciplinary breast cancer program.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 216(4):617-23; discussion 623 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2012.12.038. [PMID] 23415885.
2013
Surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy for cutaneous melanoma considered high-risk for local-regional recurrence.
American journal of otolaryngology. 34(4):320-2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjoto.2012.12.014. [PMID] 23375588.
2012
Elevated expression of IRS2 in the progression from neurofibroma to malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor.
Anticancer research. 32(2):439-43 [PMID] 22287730.
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2012
Expression of IRS2 in the Progression from Neurofibroma to Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor
Anticancer Research. 32(2):439-443
2011
Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy and Splenectomy for Renal Cell Metastasis
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2011
Serum antimüllerian hormone in healthy premenopausal women.
Fertility and sterility. 95(8):2718-21 [DOI] 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2011.05.051. [PMID] 21704216.
2011
Serum Mullerian Inhibiting Substance in Healthy Premenopausal Women
Fertility and Sterility. 95(8):2718-2721
2010
Assay reproducibility and within-person variation of Müllerian inhibiting substance.
Fertility and sterility. 94(1):301-4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2009.03.032. [PMID] 19409547.
2009
Prospective Case-Control Study of Serum Mullerian Inhibiting Substance and Breast Cancer Risk
Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 101:1-9
2009
Prospective case-control study of serum mullerian inhibiting substance and breast cancer risk.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 101(21):1501-9 [DOI] 10.1093/jnci/djp331. [PMID] 19820206.
2005
Spine Injuries Are Common Among Asymptomatic Patients After Gunshot Wounds
Journal of Trauma. 58(4):833-836

Patents

Issued December 2012
UF Surgery App
#TXu 1-841-312

Education

Fellowship – Oncology
2010 · Fox Chase Cancer Center
Residency – Surgery
2008 · Tufts Medical Center
Internship – Surgery
2004 · Boston Medical Center
Medical Degree
2003 · University of Miami

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7600 Surgery Clerkship
2018
MDC6001 Intro Clin Practice
2016
MDT7600 Elect Top/Surgery
2021
BMS6816 Cancer Bio Clin Oncol

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-0535