University of Nebraska Medical Center


Assistant Professor, UNMC Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, MIS & Bariatric Surgery
Co-Director, Esophageal Swallowing Center, Nebraska Medicine


Dr. Haskins completed her general surgery residency at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and then went on to complete a fellowship in MIS bariatric and foregut surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina She is board certified in general surgery and obesity medicine.

Dr. Haskins is an assistant professor, the co-medical director of the esophageal clinic, and an associate program director for the minimally invasive surgery fellowship.

While Dr. Haskins performs minimally invasive bariatric and foregut surgery, diagnostic and interventional endoscopy, and hernia surgery, her main clinical focuses include primary and revisional foregut surgery and abdominal wall reconstruction. She is currently the only Abdominal Core Health Quality Collaborative quality verified hernia surgeon in the region.

  • MD: George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
  • Residency: General surgery, George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C.
  • Fellowship: Center for Abdominal Core Health Clinical Research Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Fellowship: Advanced Laparoscopic Bariatric and Foregut Surgery Clinical Fellowship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Board Certification
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Obesity Medicine
Professional Memberships
  • Abdominal Core Health Quality Collaborative (Social Media Chair)
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Foregut Society
  • American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons
  • Association of Academic Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (resident and fellow task force ABSITE co-chair; FUSE committee co-chair)
Research Interests
Dr. Haskins is interested in clinical research, including clinical outcomes, comparative effectiveness research, education, and prehabilitation. She currently serves as the Research Associate Program Director for the Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship. She completed a two year research fellowship during her training and has the expertise and motivation necessary to reach her long-term research goals and to establish a productive research lab within the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery.