​800 Stanton L. Young Blvd
​Suite 9000
​Oklahoma City, OK 73104

(405) 271-1400
(405) 271-​1407 (fax)

Alexander R. Raines, MD

Academic Appointments:
Clinical Assistant Professor

Clincial Focus:
General Surgery

Clinical Interests:
Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery

Professional Education:
Residency: Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center
Medical Education: University of Nebraska Medical Center

Board Certification:
American Board of Surgery - General Surgery

Research Interests:
Clinical Outcomes: Robotics, General Surgery, Trauma
Medical/Surgical Education

Recent Publications:

  1. A Raines, T Garwe, R Wicks, M Palmer, F Wood, A Adeseye, and D Tuggle. “Pediatric appendicitis: The prevalence of systemic inflammatory response syndrome and its association with clinical outcomes.” J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Dec;48(12):2442-5. PMID: 24314184
  2. A Raines, J Lees, W Fry, A Parks, and D Tuggle. “Field amputation: Response planning and legal considerations inspired by three separate amputations.” Am J Disaster Med. 2014 Winter;9(1):53-8. PMID: 24715644
  3. A Raines, T Garwe, A Adeseye, E Benham, V Worrell, and W Havron. “Traumatic liver injuries in the elderly as compared to younger adults.” J Okla State Med Assoc. 2014 Nov;107(11):594-7.
  4. A Raines, T Garwe, R Albrecht, S Hoge, A Adeseye, J O’Herrin, W Havron, A Patel, and J Lees. “Immediate versus delayed repair of destructive bowel injuries in patients with an open abdomen.” Am Surg. 2015 May;81(5):458-62. PMID: 25975328
  5. A Raines, T Garwe, A Adeseye, A Ruiz-Elizalde, W Churchill, D Tuggle, PC Mantor, and J Lees. “The effects of the addition of a pediatric surgery fellow on the operative experience of the general surgery resident.” Am Surg. 2015 Jun;81(6):610-3. PMID: 26031275