General Surgery Residency Program
Program Director Welcome
It is with great pleasure that I invite you to apply to the Oklahoma State University
Residency Training Program in General Surgery. Our faculty and staff are dedicated
to cultivating the academic surgical leaders of the future. Our educational curriculum
combines clinical, technical, didactic and scientific training components in order
to provide trainees with a well-rounded experience.
Upon completion of our program, graduates are highly trained surgeons with access
to the complete range of surgical career opportunities including additional fellowship
training and careers in academic surgical practice.
Hal Robbins, D.O.
The General Surgery Residency Program at OSU Center for Health Sciences is a comprehensive,
five-year program designed to produce a well-rounded surgeon ready for active practice
upon graduation or advancement to a specialty surgery fellowship.
Our primary teaching hospital is the OSU Medical Center. Residents also rotate at
various training sites during their residency including St. Francis Hospital, Hillcrest
Medical Center, Cancer Treatment Centers of America – Tulsa, Integris Baptist Hospital
– Oklahoma City, St. John Hospital and Bailey Medical Center.
Resident responsibilities include active patient management (both medical and surgical),
participation in surgical didactics, performance of research, and involvement in training
of third and fourth year medical students and off-service interns.
Surgery residents gain valuable experience surgical fields such as advanced laparoscopy,
colorectal, endocrine, breast, robotics, endoscopy, chronic wound care, bariatrics,
plastics, thoracic, cardiovascular, vascular, transplant, pediatric, oncologic, hepatobiliary,
burn, research, and trauma
Michael Thomas, M.D., FACS
Chairman, Department of SurgeryClinical Associate Professor of Surgery
Brian Diener, D.O., FACOS
Vice-Chairman, Department of SurgeryProfessor of Surgery
Douglas C. Foster, D.O., FACOS
Professor of Surgery
Adam Bradley, D.O.
Assistant Professor of SurgeryAssistant Residency Program DirectorCoordinator of Fourth Year Electives and Physician Assistant Studies
Nathan Roberts, D.O., FACOS
Assistant Professor of SurgeryCore Student Coordinator
Hal Robbins, D.O., FACOS
Assistant Professor of SurgerySurgery Resident Program Director
Staff - Karen Muse
Practice AdministratorPhone: 918-747-5322Fax: 918-746-7604
Staff - Kimbra Freeman, LPN CPC
Residency Program/Student CoordinatorPhone: 918-747-5322Fax: 918-746-7604
- Sick leave
- Vacation leave
- Employee medical/dental insurance at not cost to residents
- Family medical and dental insurance available
- Optional retirement program
- Moonlighting available for fully-liscensed residents per program policy
- Research opportunities available
- Residents/Fellows will pay a portion of their monthly health insurance premium plan selected by the medical center.