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Krista Lynn Haines, MA, DO

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Education and Training

  • ACS Research Fellow, Surgery, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2017 - 2018
  • Critical Care Fellow, Surgery, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2016 - 2017
  • General Surgery Resident, Surgery, Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, 2014 - 2016
  • General Surgery Resident, Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, 2011 - 2014
  • Surgery Intern, Surgery, University of Nevada, School of Medicine, 2010 - 2011
  • D.O., Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2010
  • M.A., University of South Florida, 2005
  • B.A., University of South Florida, 2003


Haines, Krista L., Tiffany Zens, Charles Warner-Hillard, Edwarda DeSouza, Hee Soo Jung, and Suresh Agarwal. “Rib Fracture Location Should Be Evaluated When Predicting Morbidity and Mortality in Trauma Patients.” In Am Surg, 84:1462–65, 2018.


Haines, Krista L., Hee Soo Jung, Tiffany Zens, Scott Turner, Charles Warner-Hillard, and Suresh Agarwal. “Barriers to Hospice Care in Trauma Patients: The Disparities in End-of-Life Care.” Am J Hosp Palliat Care 35, no. 8 (August 2018): 1081–84.

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Haines, Krista L., Tiffany Zens, Megan Beems, Ryan Rauh, Hee Soo Jung, and Suresh Agarwal. “Socioeconomic disparities in the thoracic trauma population.” J Surg Res 224 (April 2018): 160–65.

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Sullivan, Sarah, Charles Warner-Hillard, Brendan Eagan, Ryan J. Thompson, A. R. Ruis, Krista Haines, Carla M. Pugh, David Williamson Shaffer, and Hee Soo Jung. “Using epistemic network analysis to identify targets for educational interventions in trauma team communication.” Surgery 163, no. 4 (April 2018): 938–43.

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Moffet, Eric W., Tiffany J. Zens, Krista L. Haines, Megan V. Beems, Kaitlyn M. McQuistion, Glen E. Leverson, and Suresh K. Agarwal. “Race, insurance status, and traumatic brain injury outcomes before and after enactment of the Affordable Care Act.” Surgery 163, no. 2 (February 2018): 251–58.

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Jung, Hee Soo, Charles Warner-Hillard, Ryan Thompson, Krista Haines, Brooke Moungey, Anne LeGare, David Williamson Shaffer, Carla Pugh, Suresh Agarwal, and Sarah Sullivan. “Why saying what you mean matters: An analysis of trauma team communication.” Am J Surg 215, no. 2 (February 2018): 250–54.

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Shulzhenko, Nikita, Tiffany Zens, Megan Beems, Krista Haines, and Suresh K. Agarwal. “Reply to: Threshold of number of rib fractures in elderly blunt trauma: A simple or complex matter of numbers?” Surgery 162, no. 6 (December 2017): 1343–44.

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