Kathleen K. Christians, MD



  • Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital
  • 8800 West Doyne Ave.
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226


  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

Established Patient Appointments

New Patient Appointments


Diseases and Conditions

  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Benign Pancreatic Disease
  • Gallbladder Disease

Treatments and Services

  • Advanced Laparoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tree Surgery
  • Liver Surgery
  • Pancreas Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Virtual Visit

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior


  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee
  • Zablocki VA Medical Center – Milwaukee

Board Certifications

  • Surgical Critical Care
  • General Surgery

Clinic Locations


Dr. Kathleen Christians specializes in surgical oncology and minimally invasive surgery (robotic and laparoscopic), with special emphasis on treatment of malignant and benign diseases of the liver, pancreas, biliary tree and gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Christians is Service Chief of Surgical Oncology GI Service, Co-director of the HPB Fellowship Program and her research interests focus on personalized cancer care and outcomes research in cancer.

Education and Training

Hepato-pancreato-biliary Fellowship - University of Hong Kong (2002-2003)
Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI (1998-1999)
Residency - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI (1993-1998)
Doctor of Medicine - University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA (1993)