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Thomas A. Schwann, MD, MBA

schwannthomasDepartment of Surgery
Division of Cardiac Surgery

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Division Chief, Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery
  • Associate Director, Heart and Vascular Program, Baystate Medical Center

Academic Appointment

  • Professor of Surgery at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
    M.B.A. (2011-2013)
  • Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven CT
    • Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery (1991-1994)
    • Residency, General Surgery (1986-1991)
  • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
    M.D. (1982-1986)
  • Columbia University, New York, NY
    B.A., Biochemistry (1978-1982)

Scholarly Foci

  • Multi-arterial coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Telehealth
  • Transfusions
  • Value in healthcare

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Schwann's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
    • Participant User File Program
      • Chair (2017-present)
    • Workforce on Research and Development
      • Member (2017-present)
    • Member (1997-present)
  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery
    • Member (2013-present) 
  • American College of Cardiology
    • Ohio Chapter
      • Board of Trustees
        • Member (2014-2018)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • Leadership and Service Award, University of Toledo College of Medicine (2018)
  • Department of Surgery Award for Excellence in Resident Education, Mentorship and Professionalism (2018)
  • Department of Surgery Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Academic Contribution (2017)
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology (1997)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (1995)

Contact Information

Department of Surgery
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199

(Updated March 2022)