Michael Charles, MD, General Surgery, Tulsa, OK, St. John Medical Center


General Surgery Tulsa, OK

Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Trauma Medical Director

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  • Dr. Michael Charles is a trauma surgeon in Tulsa, OK. He received his medical degree from St. George's University School of Medicine (1985) and has been in practice 32 years. Dr Charles' completed a Trauma /Surgical Critical Care fellowship in St Louis at Washington Univ school of Medicine and the Barnes/ Jewish hospital. He specializes in traumatic surgery & surgical critical care is boarded in general surgery, trauma surgery and surgical critical care and remains in active clinical practice.
    Dr Charles is currently the Trauma Medical Director of the Ascension/ St John Medical Center in Tulsa OK, one of two A.C.S./C.O.T. nationally verified trauma centers in Oklahoma. He is on the adjunct faculty of the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine, Tulsa and is the state chairman for the Oklahoma Committee on Trauma

Education & Training

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Barnes-Jewish HospitalFellowship, Trauma Surgery, 2010 - 2011
  • Washington University - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Washington University - Barnes-Jewish HospitalFellowship, Critical Care Medicine, 2010 - 2011
  • New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
    New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 1985 - 1991
  • St. George's University School of Medicine
    St. George's University School of MedicineClass of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

  • OK State Medical License
    OK State Medical License 2011 - 2021
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2010 - 2022
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1989 - 2022
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 1987 - 1991
  • IA State Medical License
    IA State Medical License 1986 - 2000
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Chairman: Oklahoma Committee on Trauma American College of Surgeons
  • Trauma Medical Director Acute Care Surgery/ Trauma Surgery
  • Outstanding Volunteer Faculty of the Year The University of Oklahoma School of Medicine, Tulsa, 2019
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Publications & Presentations


Books/Book Chapters


  • "Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)" (Director & Course Instructor) 

Research History

  • Vice-Chair I.R.B2016 - 2022

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