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Alicia A. Heelan, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Surgery | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Undergraduate Degree: Gordon College
  • Master of Science Degree: New York Medical College
  • Medical Degree: George Washington University
  • Surgical Residency: University of Colorado
  • Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship: MD Anderson Cancer Center
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 20210308)

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Surgical Oncology

Peer Reviewed Publications

Christian, Nicole; Heelan Gladden, Alicia; Friedman, Chloe; Gleisner-Patton, Ana; Murphy, Colleen; Kounalakis, Nicole; Ahrendt, Gretchen 2020. Increasing omission of radiation therapy and sentinel node biopsy in elderly patients with early stage, hormone-positive breast cancer. The breast journal, 26 2, 133-138

Dyer-Kindy, Lindsay M; Heelan Gladden, Alicia A; Gralla, Jane; McCormick, Nicole D; Jenks, Colin; Cooper, James; Kennealey, Peter T 2020. Relationship between bovine carotid artery grafts for hemodialysis access and human leukocyte antigen sensitization. Hemodialysis international. International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis, 24 1, 36-42

Heelan Gladden, Alicia Aileen; Bell, Marshall T; Cohen, Mitchell Jay; Cleveland, Joseph; McIntyre, Robert C 2020. Traumatic tricuspid valve rupture associated with pericardial rupture and cardiac herniation. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery, 88 2, e96-e97

Heelan, Alicia A; Freedberg, Mari; Moore, Ernest E; Platnick, Barry K; Pieracci, Fredric M; Cohen, Mitchell J; Lawless, Ryan; Campion, Eric M; Coleman, Jamie J; Hoehn, Melanie; Burlew, Clay Cothren 2020. Worth looking! venous thromboembolism in patients who undergo preperitoneal pelvic packing warrants screening duplex. American journal of surgery, 220 6, 1395-1399

Heelan Gladden, Alicia A; Peltz, Erik D; McIntyre, Robert C; Vega, Stephanie; Krell, Regina; Velopulos, Catherine; Ferrigno, Lisa; Wright, Franklin L 2019. Effect of Pre-Hospital Use of the Assessment of Blood Consumption Score and Pre-Thawed Fresh Frozen Plasma on Resuscitation and Trauma Mortality. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 228 2, 141-147

Heelan Gladden, Alicia A; Sams, Sharon; Gleisner, Ana; Finlayson, Christina; Kounalakis, Nicole; Hosokawa, Patrick; Brown, Regina; Chong, Tae; Mathes, David; Murphy, Colleen 2017. Discussion of: "Re-excision rates after breast conserving surgery following the 2014 SSO-ASTRO guidelines". American journal of surgery, 214 6, 1110-1111

Heelan Gladden, Alicia A; Sams, Sharon; Gleisner, Ana; Finlayson, Christina; Kounalakis, Nicole; Hosokawa, Patrick; Brown, Regina; Chong, Tae; Mathes, David; Murphy, Colleen 2017. Re-excision rates after breast conserving surgery following the 2014 SSO-ASTRO guidelines. American journal of surgery, 214 6, 1104-1109

Heelan Gladden, Alicia A; Wohlauer, Max; McManus, Martine C; Gajdos, Csaba 2015. A primary retroperitoneal mucinous tumor. Case reports in surgery, 2015 , 157613

Heelan Gladden, Alicia A; Conzen, Kendra D; Benge, Michael J; Gralla, Jane; Kennealey, Peter T . A Vascular Anastomosis Simulation Can Provide a Safe and Effective Environment for Resident Skills Development. Journal of surgical education, 75 5, 1367-1373