Alexandra Keane, MD

Hometown: Leawood, KS

Undergraduate: Washington University in St. Louis, Double major- Chemistry and Neuroscience

Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interests: improving functional recovery after nerve injury, gender disparities in plastic surgery, clinical outcomes research, patient-reported outcomes


  • Keane AM, Santosa KB, Shahrawat SM, Snyder-Warwick AK. Roles of the Microsurgeon and Anesthesiologist in the Treatment of Neonatal Upper Extremity Arterial Thrombosis: A Case Report. A A Case Rep. 2017. PMID: 29045242 
  • Santosa KB, Keane AM, Jablonka-Shariff A, Vannucci B, Snyder-Warwick AK. Clinical relevance of terminal Schwann cells: An overlooked component of the neuromuscular junction. J Neurosci Res. 2018. PMID: 29536564 
  • Keane AM, Santosa KB, Politi MC, Snyder-Warwick AK. Facial Animation Surgery for Longstanding Facial Palsy: Opportunities for Shared Decision Making. JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. 2018. PMID: 30178057 
  • Santosa KB, Keller M, Olsen MA, Keane AM, Sears ED, Snyder-Warwick AK. Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy in Infants and Children: A Population-Based Study. J Surg Res. 2019;235:560-568. PMID: 30691843 
  • Vannucci B, Santosa KB, Keane AM, Jablonka-Shariff A, Lu C, Yan Y, MacEwan M, Snyder-Warwick AK. What is Normal? Neuromuscular junction reinnervation after nerve injury. Muscle Nerve. 2019. PMID: 31408210. 
  • Santosa KB, Keane AM, Keller M, Olsen MA, Sears ED, Snyder-Warwick AK. Inpatient Versus Outpatient Management of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Pediatric Patients. J Surg Res. 2020;254:197-205. PMID: 3245042. 
  • Keane AM, Larson EL, Santosa KB, Vannucci B, Waljee JF, Tenenbaum MT, Mackinnon SE, Snyder-Warwick AK. Women in Leadership and Their Influence on the Gender Diversity of Academic Plastic Surgery Programs.  In press – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery