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David B. Tashjian, MD, FACS, FAAP

Dr. David TashjianDepartment of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Medical Director, Pediatric Trauma, Baystate Children's Hospital
  • Associate Program Director, Surgery Residency, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Academic Appointment

  • Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate   

Education and Training

  • Yale University/Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
    Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery (2003-2005)
  • Tufts University School of Medicine/Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
    • Chief Surgical Resident (2002-2003)
    • Residency, Surgery (2001-2002, 1996-1999)
  • New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
    M.D. (1992-1996)
  • Amherst College, Amherst, MA
    B.A., Psychology (1988-1992)

Scholarly Foci

  • Surgical education
  • Pediatric trauma
  • General pediatric surgery
  • Neonatal surgery

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Tashjian's publications on the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles (Limit 5)

  • Association of Program Directors in Surgery
    • Member (2018-present)
  • Pediatric Trauma Society
    • Member (2017-present)
  • New England Surgical Society
    • Member (2010-present)
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association
    • Member (2007-present)
  • International Pediatric Endosurgery Group
    • Member (2000-present)

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Top Teacher, Tufts University Medical School (2016-2017, 2013-2014)
  • Resident Teacher of the Year, Baystate Medical Center (2002-2003)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (2009)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (2006)

Contact Information

Department of Surgery
100 Wason Avenue
Springfield, MA 01107