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Surgery

Alisa Cross, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Medical Director, Emergency General Surgery

Associate Medical Director, Surgical Critical Care


Alisa Cross, MD, FACS, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Cross attended the University of Oklahoma, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Psychology. She completed her doctor of medicine at the OU College of Medicine in 2006. She went on to complete a general surgery residency at Emory University, in Atlanta, in 2011 and subsequently continued on to complete a Trauma Surgery Fellowship and a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Emory University, Grady Memorial Hospital, in 2013.

Dr. Cross is double board-certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. She serves as the Director of Emergency General Surgery and Associate Director of the Surgical and Trauma ICU at OU Health University of Oklahoma Medical Center. In addition, she is Surgical Director of the Clinical Skills Education & Testing Center at OUHSC and is Associate Program Director for the General Surgery Residency Program.

Dr. Cross has been awarded the Russell Postier Award for Excellence in Resident Education in 2016, Outstanding Trauma Services Team Member in 2017 and the Dewayne Andrews, MD, Excellence in Teaching Award for Undergraduate Education in 2017. She is a member of the Oklahoma Regional Committee on Trauma, Eastern Association of Trauma, fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Southeastern Surgical. Nationally, she serves as an editor of SCORE American Board of Surgery General Surgery Curriculum and on the American College of Surgeons Resident Prep Curriculum.

Her areas of expertise include general and trauma surgery. Her academic interests include medical student and resident education, disparity of care issues in the trauma and emergency general surgery population, and clinical outcome data, including quality measures in the trauma and emergency general surgery population.


Academic Section(s):

General Surgery/Trauma Surgery & Critical Care


Education:

Medical School: University of Oklahoma ​College of Medicine/Oklahoma City


Board Certification(s):

General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care


Fellowship:

Residency: Emory University/Atlanta​

Fellowship: Trauma/Critical Care, Emory University/Atlanta


Clinical/Research Interests:

Clinical Focus: Trauma, Emergency General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Clinical Interests: Trauma, Emergency General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

​Research Interests: Surgical Education and Simulation, Healthcare Disparity in Emergency General Surgery, Trauma Quality Improvement



Associate Members

Zain Asad, MD

Zain Asad, MD

Assistant Professor

Guilherme Barreiro, MD, PhD

Guilherme Barreiro, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
 

Heather Burks, MD

Heather Burks, MD

Assistant Professor,
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Amanda Celii, MD

Amanda Celii, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

4th Year Surgery Clerkship Director

Associate Director, Trauma Post-Acute Care, EMS liaison

Associate Director, Trauma Outreach/Education

Stephen M. Clayton, Jr., MD

Stephen M. Clayton, Jr., MD

Assistant Professor

Kelley A. Curran, MD

Kelly A. Curran, MD

Associate Professor

M. Blake Evans, DO
Karl Huebner, M.D.

Karl Huebner, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
 

Jeremy Johnson, MD, FACS

Jeremy Johnson, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Co-Director, Third Year Surgical Clerkship

Kellie R. Jones, MD, FCCP

Kellie R. Jones, MD, FCCP

Associate Professor, Medicine
Assistant Chief of Medicine, Oklahoma City VA Healthcare System
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians

Edgar LeClaire, MD, MS, FACOG

Edgar LeClaire, MD, MS, FACOG

Assistant Professor

Fellowship Director

Amy Lee, M.D.

Amy Lee, M.D.

Associate Professor, Section of Pediatric Critical Care
Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Program Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Kathryn Lindsay, MD

Kathryn Lindsay, MD

Assistant Professor

Yashas Nathani, MD

Yashas Nathani, MD

Assistant Professor

Shashank S. Shettar, MD

Shashank S. Shettar, MD

Assistant Professor
Division Chief, Transplant Anesthesiology
Interim Division Chief, Obstetric Anesthesiology

Christine Vo, MD

Christine Vo, MD

Assistant Professor
Assistant Program Director
Medical Student Clerkship Co-Director

Houssein Youness, MD, FCCP

Houssein Youness, MD, FCCP

Associate Professor, Medicine
Interim Section Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Section
Director of the Interventional Pulmonary Program, Oklahoma City VAHCS
Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship, OUHSC
President, Oklahoma Thoracic Society
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians