Samuel L Seward, Jr., MD
- SITE CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE, MOUNT SINAI WEST | Mount Sinai St. Luke's
- PROFESSOR | Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Specialties:Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Dr. Seward received his M.D. from the University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine in 1990. He joined the Sinai faculty, for the first time, in 1994, as an Associate and, later, Program Director of the Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency. In 2004, he joined the faculty of Columbia University Medical Center, ultimately rising to Associate Vice President of Columbia Health which provided a broad array of outpatient services and programs to the Columbia community. Dr. Seward returned to Mount Sinai in 2016 as the Site Chair, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai St. Luke's and West hospitals. Dr. Seward is internationally known for his work with the Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome patient population; HPS is a rare autosomal recessive disorder. In addition, his clinical interests include the care of adult patients who are survivors of congenital and pediatric disorders.
American Board of Internal Medicine
MD, University of Texas
Residency, Medicine-Pediatrics, St. Vincent's Hosp. Med. Ctr. of NY
Doctor of the Year
Physician Service Award (2000-2002)
Primary and Secondary Prevention Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome Primary Care
Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome: health care throughout life. Seward SL Jr, Gahl WA. Pediatrics. 2013 Jul;132(1):153-60. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23753089.;.
Successful bilateral lung transplantation for pulmonary fibrosis associated with the Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome. Lederer DJ, Kawut SM, Sonett JR, Vakiani E, Seward SL Jr, White JG, Wilt JS, Marboe CC, Gahl WA, Arcasoy SM. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2005 Oct;24(10):1697-9 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16210149.;.
Rates of asymptomatic nonurethral gonorrhea and chlamydia in a population of university men who have sex with men. Pinsky L, Chiarilli DB, Klausner JD, Kull RM, O'Keefe R, Heffer C, Seward SL Jr. J Am Coll Health. 2012;60(6):481-4. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22857141.;.