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A. Alex Holmes, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Unit Number: 409
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FC13.2000
Phone: 713-792-6911
Fax: 713-745-2956
Email: aaholmes@mdanderson.org

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2003 The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, MD, Medicine
1999 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, MS, Biomedical Engineering
1997 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, BS, Biomedical Engineering

Postgraduate Training

6/2004-6/2007 Clinical Residency, Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, James Arens, M.D.
6/2003-6/2004 Clinical Internship, Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, Mark Farnie, MD

Board Certifications

4/2008 American Board of Anesthesiology

Experience/Service

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Operating Room Schedule Physician Coordinator, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 4/2008-2009

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Instructor, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Houston, TX, 2004-2009

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Abramson SI, Holmes AA, Hagberg CA. Awake insertion of the Bonfils Retromolar Intubation Fiberscope in five patients with anticipated difficult airways. Anesthesia and Analgesia 106(4):1215-1217, 2/2008.
2. Holmes AA, Scollan DF, Winslow RL. Direct histological validation of diffusion tensor MRI in formaldehyde-fixed myocardium. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 44(1):157-161, 2000.
3. Winslow RL, Scollan DF, Holmes AA, Yung CK, Zhang J, Fafri MS. Electrophysiological modeling of cardiac ventricular function: From cell and organ. Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering 2:119-155, 2000.
4. Scollan DF, Holmes AA, Zang J, Winslow RL. Recognition of cardiac ventricular geometry and fiver orientation using magnetic resonance imaging. Annals of Biomedical Engineering 28(8):938-944, 2000.

Book Chapters

1. Holmes AA. Gastrectomy. In: 5-Minute Anesthesia Consult. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012.

Manuals, Teaching Aids, Other Teaching Publications

1. Holmes AA. Anesthesia for Hepatic Resection. MD Anderson Cancer Anesthesia Fellowship, 2011.

Last updated: 6/11/2013