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Roxie M. Albrecht, MD,FACS,FCCM

General and Trauma Surgeon, Surgical Critical Care

About Roxie Albrecht

Dr. Albrecht is a Professor of Surgery, Vice Chair of Quality and Division Chief of General Surgery, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care for the Department of Surgery at the University of Oklahoma. A graduate of the University of Iowa undergraduate and Medical School, she completed a general surgery residency at the Michigan State University – Butterworth Hospital and a surgical critical care fellowship at the University of Miami.

She has been the Medical Director of Trauma at OU Health University of Oklahoma Medical Center since 2001. She has been active in the development of their Level 1 Trauma Center and the trauma System in the State of Oklahoma. She has been a member of the ACS Committee on Trauma and completed a six-year term as Region Chief for Region 6. Since she arrived in Oklahoma, she has worked on advocacy for trauma and injury prevention legislation.

For her work in patient and system advocacy, she has received the HCA Frist Humanitarian Award from University of Oklahoma Medical Center and the Rhinehart Community Service award from the Oklahoma County Medical Society. Additionally, she has been active in several regional and national association leadership positions for the Southwestern Surgical Congress, Midwest Surgical Association, Society of Critical Care Medicine and the Western Trauma Associations. She is the 2018-19 President of the Western Trauma Association, a past President (2011) of the Midwest Surgical Association and past Chair of the Surgical Section of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Albrecht served from 2013-2019, as a Director for the American Board of Surgery, representing the Southwestern Surgical Congress.

Dr. Albrecht has interests in clinical patient care for injured and critically ill patients, performance improvement, patient safety and quality and surgical education. She has received awards for medical student and resident teaching from her academic institutions and the Shubin/Weil Master Clinician/Teacher award for Excellence in Bedside Teaching from the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

In addition to her clinical and academic positions, Dr. Albrecht is the Adult Safety Medical Director for the OU Physician’s medical group. She is a master trainer for TeamSTEPPS a teamwork system for health care professionals and has completed the Armstrong Institutes Patient Safety Certificate Program and the Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program. Dr. Albrecht is assisting in the implementation of these programs across the OU Medical System.

Affiliations OU Health Physicians – General Surgery Clinic, OU Health Physicians Building - Oklahoma City, OU Health – University of Oklahoma Medical Center, OU Health - University of Oklahoma Medical Center
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society 1988
  • Committee on Trauma Millennium Commitment Award 2000
  • Oklahoma Super Doctors List 2014
  • Oklahoma Super Doctors List 2015
  • Oklahoma Super Doctors List 2016
Health Education
  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Medicine University of Iowa
    Iowa City, IA
  • Fellowship
  • Surgical Critical Care and Trauma Fellowship University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Miami, FL
  • Board Certification
  • Sub-Specialty Certification Critical Care Medicine 1992
  • American Board of Surgery 1991
  • Residency
  • General Surgery Butterworth Hospital, Michigan State University
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • Internship
  • General Surgery Butterworth Hospital, Michigan State University
    Grand Rapids, MI
Medical Interests Areas of Interest:
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Gallbladder abdominal and emergency surgeries
  • General surgery
  • Rib fracture surgery
  • Diaphram pacer placement
  • Endoscopic feeding tube placement
  • Care of multiple-injury trauma patients
  • Surgical critical care
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