University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Sam Lubner, MD

Associate Professor (CHS)


MADISON, WI 53792-0001

(608) 265-1700


  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health - MD
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Chief Residency
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison - Fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology

Professional Activities

Dr. Sam Lubner is a faculty member in the Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care. He has worked closely with the School of Medicine and Public Health on education of students, residents, and fellows in the practice of oncology. He directs the Hematology and Medical Oncology fellowship program and serves on the Education Committee for the Department of Medicine. He has received numerous awards for clinical care including being named Ambulatory Patient Experience Physician Champion, being selected for the Department of Medicine Clinical Excellence Award, and being named multiple times to "Madison Magazine Top Doctors" and "Best Doctors in America" lists. Dr. Lubner is a Fellow of the American College of Physicans and a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Association for Cancer Research. He is an investigator with the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group and the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Lubner’s clinical practice focuses on gastrointestinal malignancies. He sees patients at the UW Carbone Cancer Center, the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, and Sauk Prairie Hospital.

Research Interests

From a research perspective, Dr. Lubner is active in the enrollment of patients with gastrointestinal malignancies to clinical trials using experimental medications. His particular disease foci include neuroendocrine tumors and pancreaticobiliary cancers.