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Neal E. Seymour, MD

Department of Surgery
Division of General Surgery

Institutional Leadership Roles

  • Vice Chair for Clinical and Educational Affairs, Department of Surgery at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
  • Program Director, Surgery Residency at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
  • Medical Director, Baystate Simulation Center-Goldberg Surgical Skills Lab

Academic Appointment

  • Professor of Surgery at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • State University of New York Health Science Center, Brooklyn, NY
    • Fellowship, Research (1986-1988)
    • Residency, General Surgery (1984-1991)
  • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
    M.D. (1980-1984)
  • Columbia University, New York, NY
    B.A., Liberal Arts (1976-1980)

Scholarly Foci

  • Surgical education research
  • Medical simulation training and research
  • Minimally invasive surgical skills training and assessment

Scholarly Activity

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

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • American College of Surgeons Academy of Master Surgeon Educators
    • Member (2022-present))
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
    • Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) Committee
      • Co-Chair (2017-present)
    • FLS and FES Test Center Accreditation Committee
      • Chair (2017-present)
  • American College of Surgeons, Massachusetts Chapter
    • Communications Committee
      • Chair (2022-present)
    • Chapter Council
      • Member (2017-present)
    • Program Committee
      • Chair (2019-2020)
  • Association of Program Directors in Surgery
    • Research Committee
      • Member (2016-present)
    • Program Director Mentorship Group
      • Member (2012-present)
    • Board of Directors
      • Member (2012-2019)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • New England Surgical Society Healthcare Policy Scholarship, American College of Surgeons (2015-2016)
  • Associate Examiner, American Board of Surgery Certifying Examination (2001, 2003, 2011)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (1994)
  • Career Development Fellowship, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (1992-1994)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (1990)

Contact Information

Department of Surgery
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199

(Updated February 2023)