You are using an older version of Internet Explorer that is not supported on this site. Please upgrade for the best experience.

We are safely resuming in-person appointments. Learn about safety measures, testing, and COVID-19.

Kelly M. Tyler, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Department of Surgery
Division of Colorectal Surgery

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Chair, GI Surgical Quality Workgroup
  • Division Chief, Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery

Academic Appointment

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

Education and Training

  • UMDNJ/Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Fellowship, Colorectal Surgery (2006-2007)
  • Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
    Internship/Residency, General Surgery (2001-2006)
  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
    M.D. (1997-2001)
  • Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
    B.A., Molecular Biology (summa cum laude) (1993-1997)

Scholarly Foci

  • Colorectal quality
  • Minimally invasive and robotic surgery

Scholarly Activity

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

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
    • Member (2013-present)
  • American College of Surgeons
    • Member (2009-present)
    • Massachusetts Chapter
      • Member (2006-present)
  • New England Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
    • Member (2008-present)
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
    • Member (2007-present)
    • Committees: Program, Awards, Public Relations, Rectal Cancer, Professional Outreach, Healthcare Economics

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Teacher of the Year, Surgical Residency, UMMS-Baystate (2015)
  • Fellow, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (2013)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (2009)

Contact Information

Department of Surgery
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199