Heather E. Hoops, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery, School of Medicine


  • B.S., 2005, Colorado School of Mines
  • M.S., 2007, Colorado School of Mines
  • M.D., 2013, University of Iowa Carver College School of Medicine
  • Residency:

    • General Surgery, OHSU, Portland, Oregon, 2013-2019
  • Fellowship:

    • Surgical Critical Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2019-2020
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, 2019

Honors and awards

  • Presidential Scholar Athlete Award, Colorado School of Mines, 2005
  • Outstanding Resident in Transplant Surgery - OHSU, 2018
  • Trauma Resident of the Year – Legacy Emmanuel Medical Center, 2018
  • Roger Alberty Award for Outstanding Resident Teacher - OHSU, 2018
  • American College of Surgeons Resident Award for Exemplary Teaching – finalist, 2019
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society – Resident Inductee, 2019
  • Martin Howard Recognition of Academic Achievement – OHSU, 2019
  • J. Englebert Dunphy Award for Outstanding Resident Leadership – OHSU, 2019

Memberships and associations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma – Associate Member
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • Association for Surgical Education
  • Society for Critical Care Medicine

Areas of interest

  • Surgical education
  • Hemorrhage control and resuscitation


Elsevier pure profile

Selected publications

  • Hoops HE, Deveney K, Brasel KB. Development of an Assessment Tool for Surgeons in Their First Year of Independent Practice: The Junior Surgeon Performance Assessment Tool. J Surg Educ. Epub 13 Aug 2019. 
  • Hoops HE, Manning JE, Graham TL, McCully BH, McCurdy SL, Ross JD. Selective Aortic Arch Perfusion with fresh whole blood or HBOC-201 reverses hemorrhage-induced traumatic cardiac arrest in a lethal model of non-compressible torso hemorrhage. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Aug;87(2):263-273.
  • Hoops HE, Haley C, Cook MR, Lopez L, Dewey E, Brasel KJ, Spight D, Kiraly LN. Factors influencing amount of guidance in the operating room during laparoscopic cases. Am J Surg. 2019 May;217(5):979-985.
  • Kelley KA, Hoops HE, Palmer L, Cohen NA, Brasel KJ. Implementation of a Medical Coding Curriculum for Surgery Residents. Am J Surg. 2019 May;217(5):834-838.
  • Stadeli KM, Hoops HE, Bynum DL, Wright JM, Goode E, Willoughby J, Jardine DA. The Critical Role of Mentorship in the ACGME Back to Bedside Initiative: Lessons Learned From the First Cycle of Awards. J Grad Med Educ. 2019 Feb;11(1):114-117.
  • Hoops HE, Heston A, Dewey E, Spight D, Brasel KJ, Kiraly LN. Resident Autonomy in the Operating Room: Does Gender Matter? Am J Surg. 2019 Feb;217(2):301-305.
  • Hoops HE, Burt MR, Deveney K, Brasel KJ. What They May Not Tell You and You May Not Know to Ask: What is Expected of Surgeons in Their First Year of Independent Practice. J Surg Educ. 2018 Nov;75(6):e134-e141.
  • Byrne RM, Hoops HE, Herzig DO, Diamond SJ, Lu KC, Brasel KJ, Tsikitis VL. Assessing the Value of Endoscopy Simulator Modules Designed to Prepare Residents for the Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery Examination. Dis Colon Rectum. 2019 Feb;62(2):211-216
  • Bonanno AM, Hoops HE, Graham TL, Davis BL, McCully BH, Wilson LN, Madtson BM, Ross JD. Efficacy of the Abdominal Aortic Junctional Tourniquet-Torso Plate in a Lethal Model of Non-Compressible Torso Hemorrhage. J Spec Oper Med. 2018 Winter;18(4):106-110.
  • Hoops HE, Brasel KJ, Dewey E, Rodgers S, Merrill J, Hunter JG, Azarow KS. Analysis of Gender-Based Differences in Surgery Faculty Compensation, Promotion, and Retention. Ann Surg. 2018 Sep;268(3):479-487.


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