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Surgery

Jason S. Lees, MD

Tenured Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair of Academic Affairs
Residency Program Director 


Jason S. Lees, MD, is a Professor and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs in the Department of Surgery at the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Lees is a native of Edmond, OK, ​who attended the University of Oklahoma for his undergraduate studies, from which he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology. Following this, he completed his doctor of medicine at the OU College of Medicine. He subsequently completed his residency at the University of Oklahoma in General Surgery, during which he spent two years as a Research Fellow at the Oklahoma Research Foundation and Department of Surgery research labs.

At the completion of his residency, he was honored as the Lloyd Rader Outstanding Graduating Resident from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. After completing a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital and the University of Miami in 2006, he returned to Oklahoma. He also completed a Surgical Education Research Fellowship through the Association of Surgical Education and Southern Illinois University in 2012.

His clinical focus has been in Acute Care Surgery at OU Health University of Oklahoma Medical Center, the only American College of Surgeons-verified Level One Trauma Center in Oklahoma. He serves on a variety of leadership and service committees, focusing on Administration and Education.

​Dr. Lees is the Surgical Residency Program Director. His faculty honors include the Gold Humanism Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha, Outstanding Trauma Team Member, and StAT Alumnus of the Year. Within OU Physicians he co-chairs the practice group’s committee on wellness and collegiality. He is active in the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, American College of Surgeons, Eastern Association for Surgery and Trauma, the Association for Surgical Education and Association for Program Directors in Surgery.


Academic Section(s):

General Surgery/Trauma Surgery & Critical Care


Education:

Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine


Board Certification(s):

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care


Fellowship:

Residency: General Surgery, University of Oklahoma Department of Surgery/Oklahoma City

Fellowship: Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Jackson Memorial Hospital/Miami


Clinical/Research Interests:

Clinical Focus: Acute Care Surgery

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

Research Interests: Medical Education, Trauma Outcomes



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